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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 models and creative partners.

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 than other mainstream apparel retailers in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis.

Denim makers embrace novel sustainability initiatives

Global denim makers have long faced questions over their sustainability credentials, but recent developments across the industry are helping to show it in a more positive light.

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 outweighed the benefits.

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 than forecast, and the outlook remains gloomy.

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 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 segments of the business.

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 segments of the business.

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 cent. “This quarter was extremely challenging, and we are not at all satisfied with our results,” said president and CEO Art Peck in a results release. “We are committed to improving our execution and performance this year.” Against a first-quarter Gap Inc sa…

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 cent. “This quarter was extremely challenging, and we are not at all satisfied with our results,” said president and CEO Art Peck in a results release. “We are committed to improving our execution and performance this year.” Against a first-quarter Gap Inc sa…

Gap to spin off Old Navy business

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