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People Are Clamoring For Jobs At The Gap, And That's A Problem

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business

President Obama pays for clothing at the Gap after the company announced it would raise its minimum wage. Just a few months after announcing pla...

Rebecca Hiscott

The Reason Gap Workers Are Wearing White This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business

Gap has made good on its promise to raise minimum employee pay to $9 an hour, and it's encouraging workers to wear white in celebration. The clothi...

Kim Bhasin

Gap Is Starting To Make Clothes In Myanmar, Where Workers Are Horribly Mistreated

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business

Gap is proudly touting its plans to start making clothes in Myanmar. One executive even called it a "historic moment" for the beleaguered Southeast As...

Gap Gets Hoaxed By Protestors Seeking Compensation And Better Working Conditions

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Style

Gap Inc. employees were treated to quite a surprise at their annual meeting in San Francisco on Tuesday. But the unexpected news wasn't the kind yo...

Jamie Feldman

The Heartbreaking Reason You'll Never See A Sale The Same Way Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Style

Over the years, plenty of things have "ruined my childhood." When I was 5, in an effort to get me to stop crying, my mom told me she flew to Warner Br...

The Gap Has A Picture-Perfect Instagram Account

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 04.28.2014 | Style

The Gap officially has the most perfectly curated Instagram account. Now that Coachella is over and our feeds aren't overflowing with over-the-top...

The 5 Real Truths About Jeans Shopping for Real Women

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 05.18.2014 | 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 04.29.2014 | 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 04.23.2014 | 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 04.21.2014 | 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 ...