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How H&M got glocal in Asia

As fast-fashion label H&M expands its focus both online and offline in Asia, the company is going glocal, tapping local ...

Gap the brand flounders on ‘anemic’ range driving parent’s $932 million loss

Gap - the brand - is floundering internationally, with sales down 50 per cent in the first quarter, a rate far worse tha...

Denim makers embrace novel sustainability initiatives

Global denim makers have long faced questions over their sustainability credentials, but recent developments across the ...

Costs cited as Gap Inc cancels Old Navy spinoff plans

Gap has nixed plans to spin off its Old Navy subsidiary, saying that after further investigation the costs involved outw...

Poor sales, weak profit: Gap’s outlook is gloomy

There is no real surprise from Gap’s third-quarter figures: sales are poor, profit is weak although marginally better th...

Gap Inc to franchise Athleta, Janie and Jack brands in Asia

Gap Inc is planning to roll out Janie and Jack and Athleta stores globally, via a franchise model.

Gap’s second quarter sales decline reflects ‘a company in retreat’

Gap’s second quarter has proven to be mostly a continuation of the first, with negative results across nearly all segmen...

Global slump for Gap Inc sales in first quarter

Gap Inc sales have slumped globally and across the whole company with the Gap brand the worst performer, down 10 per cen...

Gap to spin off Old Navy business

Gap plans to spin off and float its Old Navy business, creating two independent publicly traded companies.

Gap brand sales slump as parent fails to re-engage

Gap brand sales fell 7 per cent globally in the last quarter as the US apparel retailer fails to re-engage consumers.