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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 ...

Dave Jamieson

Retailers' Pledges On Garment Worker Safety Ring Hollow | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.03.2013 | Business

The climbing death toll in the wake of a massive building collapse in Bangladesh has put increasing pressure on Western retailers to commit themselves...

Amazon Kindle Backs Gay Marriage In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Amazon Kindle makes no secret of their stance on same-sex marriage in a colorful new ad. The new commercial for the Kindle Paperwhite shows a man ...

Just How Much Can You Get For $100?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Style

We went to Zara, Gap and H&M to find out.

Gap Acquires Intermix For $130 Million

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.03.2013 | Style

Looks like America's favorite khaki purveyor is going high-end.

Gap Is Making A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.04.2012 | Style

Hold onto your colored jeans: Gap is back.

Where To Find Black Friday Deals In NYC

DNAinfo | Posted 11.23.2012 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — Let the madness begin. The greatest — and most frightening — shopping day of the year is upon us, promising crazy deals and d...

Dave Jamieson

Thanks For Nothing: Workers Lose Holiday As Retail Expands Hours | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Last year, for the first time in her life, Ayanna Roach missed Thanksgiving. The 23-year-old was working at an Old Navy store in the ...

LOOK: Gap's New Holiday Ad Includes Celebrity Gay Couple

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Rufus Wainwright and husband Jorn Weisbrodt are featured in Gap's latest holiday ad. The couple were presented in the Gap ad behind the banner of "mar...

8 Stores That Are Open On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2012 | Money

Black Friday was so 2011. This year, ‘Grey Thursday’ is all anyone can talk about. Some of the nation’s largest retailers that literally can...

Gap Offers Black Friday Deals All Weekend Long

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 11.16.2012 | Style

The outlets included!

Gap Slammed With Lawsuit By Shoe Designer Charles Philip

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.14.2012 | Style

It turns out, imitation isn't always the sincerest form of flattery.

Marketing at Your Peril

Peter Veash | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business
Peter Veash

Things are looking up for residents of the nine states under threat from Sandy, as according to an email blast on the eve of the storm last week, they could receive 20 percent off at American Apparel -- just by entering the special code SANDYSALE upon checkout.

PHOTO: Bridging The 'Gap' For The Holidays

Posted 11.20.2012 | Black Voices

Nas’ 2004 single, “Bridging The Gap,” featuring Olu Dara has taken on a new meaning for this holiday season. The pair has once again extended th...

7 Marketing Fails From Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.02.2012 | Small Business

During Black Friday or Memorial Day weekend, Americans are used to being inundated with an endless amount of deals and discounts. But during a mas...

PHOTO: Gap Pulls Controversial T-Shirt After Huge Outcry

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 10.16.2012 | Style

Today in Potentially Racist Clothing Disasters.

Apple Getting Beat By These 13 Stocks

The Fiscal Times | SUZANNE MCGEE | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

By SUZANNE MCGEE, The Fiscal Times With only hours, not days or weeks, left to go before Apple (AAPL) is expected to unveil its latest iPhone, spe...

WATCH: Gap Gets Folksy With Ashton Kutcher Dopplegangers

Posted 08.22.2012 | Style

We've maintained a somewhat love-hate relationship with Gap over the years. But we'll never not get excited about the retailer's ad campaigns, whi...

Gap's Ashton Kutcher Dopplegangers

Posted 10.22.2012 | Style

We've maintained a somewhat love-hate relationship with Gap over the years. But we'll never not get excited about the retailer's ad campaigns, whi...

Ron Dicker

Soap Giant's Gay-Friendly Move | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cue the protests. Another mainstream company has hired an openly gay celebrity as a spokesperson. Procter & Gamble announced Monday that comedian a...

Ron Dicker

Gay Ads: Does Progress Mean Profit? | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.17.2012 | Business

Same-sex sells. At least the companies behind a wave of gay-themed advertising hope so. Chains such as J.C. Penney and Gap are cultivating an incl...

Gap Shows Paul Ryan The Door

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

Last week an interesting item showed up on Queerty. It seemed that Gap, Inc., a longtime friend to the LGBT community, was hosting a fundraising breakfast for anti-gay Congressman Paul Ryan.