BoF speaks to Art Peck, incoming chief executive of Gap Inc., to discuss his 10 years of experience at the American fashion giant and his imminent take over from Glenn Murphy at a critical juncture in the company’s history, amidst a market landscape being reshaped by digital technology and fast-fashion competitors.
Critics of Gap Inc.’s Old Navy won concessions from the clothing chain after complaining that they were overcharged for women’s plus-size jeans.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Gap Inc., the biggest U.S. apparel- focused retailer, cut its annual profit forecast as sales at its namesake brand continue to struggle.
Gap Inc. incoming chief executive officer Art Peck is overhauling management at the ailing Banana Republic and Gap brands.
After blaming the Polar Vortex’s chill for sluggish results last winter, U.S. retailers now say warm temperatures in October hurt sales of boots and sweaters. Some retail analysts aren’t buying it.
A petition to get Gap Inc.’s Old Navy to stop charging more for women’s plus-sized jeans has gathered more than 35,000 signatures online.
Gap Inc. shares rose as much as 6.1 percent in late trading after preliminary third-quarter earnings topped analysts’ estimates, helped by cost cuts and a tax gain.
Gap Inc. fell the most in more than three years after saying it will replace Chief Executive Officer Glenn Murphy, who was credited with reviving the apparel maker during his seven-year tenure, and posting disappointing September sales.
Gap Inc. Chief Executive Officer Glenn Murphy will leave the clothing retailer next year, passing the reins to one of his lieutenants, Art Peck.
U.S. retailers are suffering through the slowest back-to-school shopping season since the recession ended in 2009, raising concern that the year-end holidays will bring more of the same.
An increasing number of women are sporting yoga pants and dressy sweat pants rather than jeans or slacks. And for many guys, sneakers and hoodies have become workwear.