Gap Increases Worker Pay Amid Debate About Minimum Wage

Singer Anna Calvi and rapper Theophilus London in Gap Spring/Summer 2014 campaigns | Source: Gap

SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Gap Inc., the owner of Old Navy, Banana Republic and its namesake apparel chain, will raise its hourly pay for U.S. employees to $9 in 2014 and $10 the following year, saying it wants to “do more than sell clothes.”

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Diesel Owner Keeps Cavalli Option Open Amid Push for Purchases

Roberto Cavalli's Autumn/Winter Campaign | Source: Roberto Cavalli

BREGANZE, Italy — The Italian owner of jeans maker Diesel SpA declined to rule out a move for Roberto Cavalli as it seeks to add to its roster of fashion brands and position itself as an “alternative to luxury” group.

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Dialling Up Fast-Rising Label 6397

6397 Autumn/Winter 2014 lookbook | Source: 6397

With experience launching young designers like Alexander Wang and Phillip Lim from her New York showroom, Stella Ishii has teamed up with Lasse Karlson, co-founder of Cheap Monday, to launch 6397, a fast-rising label focused on tomboyish essentials. BoF reports.

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