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The 5 Real Truths About Jeans Shopping for Real Women

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 03.18.2014 | Style
Laura Rossi Totten

2. Just because a celebrity loves a pair of her jeans doesn't mean you will (or that should buy them).

A Penny for Your Thoughts on the Minimum Wage

Beth Kobliner | Posted 02.27.2014 | Business
Beth Kobliner

Embarrassingly, I had fallen prey to the anti-minimum-wage-hike propaganda. But what I have learned is that the majority of low-wage workers are adults, not teens, many of whom are using that money to support their families.

Why Wage Hikes Should Be All the Rage

Amy Traub | Posted 02.21.2014 | Business
Amy Traub

If large retailers increased pay for all of their U.S. retail workers to at least $12 an hour, more than 700,000 Americans would be lifted out of poverty, GDP would rise more than $11 billion a year, and more than 100,000 new jobs would be created.

Gap Takes Big Stance On Minimum Wage

Reuters | Aditi Shrivastava | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Apparel retailer Gap Inc said it would raise the hourly pay for its U.S. employees to $9 in June 2014 and $10 in June 2015, after the Whi...

Major Clothing Chain To Up Minimum Wage To $10 An Hour

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Clothing chain Gap says it will raise the minimum hourly wage for its U.S. employees to $10 in 2015. The San Francisc...

Gap Goes Back To Basics For Spring

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.18.2014 | Style

Gap released its Spring 2014 campaign called "Lived-In," which gets to the root of style that the company is all about. With a neutral palette that fo...

Despite Violence, Cambodian Workers Vow To Continue Their Fight

Michelle Chen | Posted 03.19.2014 | World
Michelle Chen

Though Cambodia's days of colonialization, war and genocide may be over, the country is still wrestling with political turmoil. At the start of the ne...

Gap Goes Back To The Drawing Board -- Again

The Business of Fashion | Lauren Sherman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Once one of the world’s most successful specialty retailers, Gap has been mired in decline for over a decade. Following a series of cost-cutting mea...

The U.S. Government Uses Sweatshops, Too

Michelle Chen | Posted 03.07.2014 | Business
Michelle Chen

While consumers may have been shocked to learn of The Gap or Benetton's latest designs strewn amid the wreckage of "death trap" factories, they might have missed another bit of debris: the label of the U.S. government.

How to Get Through Holiday Shopping, Untouched

Chris Peak | Posted 02.17.2014 | Comedy
Chris Peak

During the holidays especially, when our physical buffer zone goes from 10 feet to 10 inches, what level of social touching, bumping into, or -- I don't know -- grazing should you deal with without having to say, What the f*ck, man? Here some guidelines.

The Celebrity Age Gap

Austin Head | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment
Austin Head

Screw the social bias. Everyone should date whomever they want.

Dave Jamieson

AWKWARD: U.S. Companies' Labor Standards May Be Too Weak For The U.S. Military

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.03.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- As Congress tries to hash out a military spending bill for next year, lawmakers are considering a provision that would give preferential...

A Brown, Bearded Muslim American Gives Thanks to Gap on Thanksgiving

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 01.27.2014 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

What has been the Sikh and Muslim communities' fight for years was joined by Gap and CNN. What had been a lament in temples and at dinner tables for years made it to social and mainstream media on the eve of Thanksgiving.

The Faithful Shopper: Guide for Gifts

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.27.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Welcome to Black Friday, and the official kickoff of the holiday shopping season! My next two reports will focus on some of my favorite places for gif...

The Inspiring Way Gap Responded To Racist Graffiti

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 11.27.2013 | Religion

This is how the Internet is supposed to work. Arsalan Iftikhar, senior editor at The Islamic Monthly and founder of TheMuslimGuy.com, posted a pict...

Misplaced Indignation

Laura Merriman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business
Laura Merriman

If U.S. consumers can get riled up enough about Abercrombie & Fitch's lack of plus sizes to create a public relations crisis, why doesn't the death of over a thousand Bangladeshi mothers, daughters, fathers, and sons create a similar public outcry?

Why Walmart's Agreement With Bangladesh Will Not Improve Worker Safety

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 08.30.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

With an agreement now in the works involving Walmart, Gap, other large American retailers, and the Bangladeshi government to improve working conditions for garment industry workers in Bangladesh, it is worth examining whether the agreement will actually accomplish anything.

Kim Bhasin

Online Banana Republic Order Goes Terribly Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business

Emily Dreyfuss and her fiancé were stunned when they opened their package from Banana Republic. Instead of the tie and pocket square they’d orde...

Dave Jamieson

Dem Rips Gap, Walmart For Dodging Factory Safety Agreement

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. congressman who visited garment factories in Bangladesh earlier this week had harsh words for the U.S. clothing brands that have ...

Why the 'Eternal Embrace' Photograph From Bangladesh Haunts Its Photographer the Most

Sourav Roy | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Sourav Roy

"As I have been surrounded by dead bodies, over the past few weeks, I have felt a tremendous pressure and pain. As a witness to this cruelty, I feel a strong urge to share this pain with everyone. That is why I want this photo to be seen over and over again."

Kim Bhasin

Walmart And Gap Unite On Bangladesh

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 05.30.2013 | Business

Walmart and Gap are working on their own independent safety plan to prompt reform in Bangladesh after both retailers declined to sign the Accord on Fi...

Gap: Receiving Bloody Property

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.27.2013 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

By refusing to join other clothing retailers in a binding agreement to protect Bangladeshi workers, more than 1,200 of whom have died in factory fires and collapses in recent months, Gap is saying: You and I, we're not the same; I don't hear your voice or want to know your name.

Gap Profits Jump As Retailer Declines To Sign Bangladesh Safety Accord

AP/HuffPost | Posted 05.24.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- After years of struggle, Gap is back in style. Gap Inc., which owns The Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic clothing chains, on Thursday ...

Gap CEO Defends Decision Not To Sign Bangladesh Accord

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business

May 21 (Reuters) - Gap Inc's chairman and CEO said on Tuesday the U.S. retailer was ready to sign a global accord designed to prevent another deadly...

Gap, Walmart Decline To Endorse Bangladesh Safety Accord

Reuters | Veronica Ek and Jessica Wohl | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

* H&M, Inditex sign Bangladesh reform accord * Gap wants changes in how disputes are resolved in court * Wal-Mart asks Bangladesh government to ...