December 15, 2014

Some people complain about customers who put off holiday shopping till the last minute, but Banana Republic is welcoming them with open arms. Banana Republic is offering “The Procrastinators Event,” a special promotion for last-minute shoppers, from Dec. 17-22. 

November 21, 2014

Gap Inc. failed to meet Wall Street expectations for net income and revenue in its third quartet as its namesake brand continues to struggle. 

November 20, 2014

Gap Inc.'s incoming CEO, Abe Peck, is wasting no time putting his own stamp on the company, naming new presidents for the Gap and Banana Republic brands. 

November 18, 2014

Gap Inc. is looking to make shopping as easy and convenient this holiday season– regardless of whether shoppers  prefer to shop online, in stores or on their  mobile device.

October 8, 2014

Gap Inc. announced that its chairman and CEO, Glen Murphy, will step down, effective February 1, 2015.

August 7, 2014

Banana Republic in late August will extend its digital reach as part of a select group of brands partnering with Instagram on paid advertising — a first-time amplification for the brand on the platform.

March 18, 2014

Banana Republic will become a new retailer at the Ridge Hill shopping center in Yonkers, N.Y.

February 19, 2014

F.J. Benjamin Holdings Inc., a developer and manager of retail brands including Gap, Banana Republic and Guess, in Asia, has deployed the traffic intelligence application from Tyco Retail Solutions.

November 20, 2013

Gap Inc. is rolling out its “Reserve in Store” capabilities to all U.S. Banana Republic stores and more than 200 Gap stores in 15 major U.S. markets.

September 3, 2013

Gap Inc. will open its first franchise-operated Old Navy stores in the Philippines in 2014.

August 9, 2013

Gap Inc. reported net sales of $3.87 billion for the second quarter of 2013, up 8% from $3.58 billion for the second quarter last year. Net sales for July of this year totaled $1.12 billion, close to 6% higher than $1.06 billion in July of the previous year.

February 5, 2013

Banana Republic is partnering with to host in-store meet and greet events for the online dating site’s subscribers in key markets, including San Francisco, New York, and Chicago.

October 16, 2012

Gap Inc. is bringing several of its divisions under the leadership of one executive in order to fuel long-term growth.

October 10, 2012

Gap Inc. announced that customers in Japan can now shop Gap and Banana Republic products online through its new Japanese e-commerce sites ( and

October 10, 2012

Gap Inc. announced that customers in Japan can now shop Gap and Banana Republic products online through its new Japanese e-commerce sites ( and

May 31, 2012

With only a few exceptions, retailers are posting solid gains in May, with such chains as Target, TJX, Ross and TJX Cos. beating Wall Street forecasts for the month. The Thomson Reuters Same-Store Index, which tracks the stores that release monthly sales reports, is expected to rise 3.6% in May.

January 5, 2012

Many retailers reported solid sales gains for December, but the deep discounts and promotions that shoppers have come to expect cut into profits.

December 8, 2011

Gap Inc. announced the opening of its first Banana Republic store in France, located in Paris on Avenue des Champs Élysées.

October 13, 2011

Gap reaffirmed the company’s commitment to reducing square footage at home while aggressively growing its online revenue and international presence during a presentation to investors in New York City.

October 12, 2011

Gap said Wednesday it will advance its expansion in Latin America with new store openings in Chile in October, and will introduce Gap and Banana Republic stores to Panama and Colombia in 2012.

September 8, 2011

Gap has opened its first Banana Republic store in Russia, in Moscow's AfiMall City.

September 1, 2011

Despite low consumer confidence, the volatile economy and a hurricane, many retailers reported better-than-expected sales in August.

August 29, 2011

Gap announced Monday that it will open its first Banana Republic store in France in Paris in early December.

August 19, 2011

Gap reported Thursday that profit for the quarter ended July 30 dropped 19% to $189 million, compared with $234 million in the year-ago period.