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    1. April 8, 2016

      Gap shares slide amid fears of April woes

      Gap was the worst performing stock on the S&P 500 after the retailer said it was entering April with higher than...

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      April 7, 2016

      Gap shares slide on higher inventory, weak sales

      Whooosh, that’s the sound of Gap’s shares falling out of fashion. Shares in the retailer behind Banana Republic, Old...

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      February 25, 2016

      Gap shares slide on disappointing earnings outlook

      Gap shares slid out of fashion late Thursday after the retailer issued disappointing full-year earnings outlook even as...

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      February 9, 2016

      What caused Gap shares to pull back?

      Gap shares are all over the shop. Shares in the retailer which were up as much as 3 per cent on Tuesday, were down 2...

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      February 8, 2016

      Gap shares pop on upbeat full-year profit view

      Gap shares popped in extended trading after the retailer behind Old Navy, Banana Republic and its eponymous brand,...

    5. February 4, 2016

      Ralph Lauren slumps on dollar headwind

      Ralph Lauren, best known for its preppy, Ivy League style of clothing, slumped on Thursday after it lowered its sales...

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      February 4, 2016

      Ralph Lauren shares slide 12% as dollar hurts

      Stefan Larsson’s magic touch has yet to rub off on Ralph Lauren. Shares in the company best known for its preppy wear...

    7. January 8, 2016

      Gap retreats amid Old Navy disappointment

      Investors soured on shares in Gap after the US retailer reported December same-store sales that missed estimates,...

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      January 8, 2016

      Gap slides 12% on Old Navy disappointment

      Gap was the worst performing stock on the S&P 500 after a disappointing showing from Old Navy, the retailer’s largest...

    9. December 4, 2015

      GoPro shares retreat after broker downgrade

      Investors soured on shares in GoPro on Friday after Baird downgraded the wearable camera maker loved by sports...

    10. November 18, 2015

      Warming US economy leaves retailers cold

      The US economy is brightening, but consumers are not spending on clothes. As stores approach the critical holiday...

    11. November 10, 2015

      DR Horton leads rally among homebuilders

      DR Horton revealed a bigger climb in its quarterly profits than expected on Tuesday, lending a lift to the homebuilder...

    12. September 30, 2015

      Gap CEO move sparks fashion share wars

      Fashion wars erupted on Wall Street as a top executive’s move from Gap to Ralph Lauren sent the rival retailers’ shares...

    13. September 4, 2015

      Caterpillar reverses on commodity worries

      Caterpillar shares slid on Friday after analysts at Baird grew gloomier on the company’s outlook as commodities remain...

    14. June 18, 2015

      McDonald’s to slim down in home market

      US consumers have not been “lovin’ it” at McDonald’s for some time, but this year will be the first in its 60-year...

    15. June 17, 2015

      Gap: not so fast

      Maybe Glenn Murphy saw what was coming. Last October, Gap’s chief executive retired unexpectedly. The clothes retailer...

    16. June 16, 2015

      United Rentals lags behind S&P 500 on downgrade

      United Rentals came under pressure on Tuesday as the decline in oil and gas prices since the summer sparked an analyst...

    17. May 12, 2015

      Gap shares slip as same-store sales miss forecasts

      Shares of Gap declined after the retailer said same-store sales slid at two of its largest divisions in April and...

    18. April 10, 2015

      Gap shares fall on sales disappointment

      Gap was among the worst performing stocks on the US benchmark after the retailer behind brands including Old Navy and...

    19. March 18, 2015

      US ports: Gridlock on the waterfront

      The MSC Renée, whose sheer black sides loom over the wharf at Pier 400, the US’s biggest container terminal, is an...

    20. March 16, 2015

      Luxury malls ride out changing US shopping habits

      Sometimes, Kevin does not see a single person for three hours straight. So, when a customer walks into the Michael Kors...

    21. February 26, 2015

      Crippling US ports dispute hits Gap

      The tentative agreement between employers and the ports union on the US Pacific Coast has not come soon enough. Gap...

    22. November 21, 2014

      Gap sags under weight of falling sales

      Declining third-quarter same store sales, disappointing guidance and a management shake-up all combined to weigh on...

    23. November 20, 2014

      Former JJB Sports boss faces jail term after conviction for fraud

      The former chief executive of JJB Sports is facing jail after being convicted by a jury of fraud for receiving secret...

    24. October 9, 2014

      Gap retreats as chief to step down

      Gap shares tumbled after the retailer announced that chief executive Glenn Murphy would step down after seven years at...

    25. October 8, 2014

      Gap chief steps down as revenues flatline

      Shares in Gap fell by as much as 9 per cent in after-hours trading as chief executive Glenn Murphy announced his...

    26. September 23, 2014

      Former JJB Sports chief was paid £1m over deals, court hears

      The former chief executive of JJB Sports received three payments totalling just over £1m in 2007 and 2008 allegedly...

    27. September 5, 2014

      US utilities shine as investors go defensive

      Utility stocks shone on a lacklustre trading day on Friday, as investors turned defensive following weaker than...

    28. August 22, 2014

      Ross Stores’ strong earnings helps lift US retail sector

      Retailers finished the week on a high note after a flurry of earnings reports. Discount retailer Ross Stores led the...

    29. August 21, 2014

      Gap to open 40 stores in India

      Gap is moving in to India’s fast growing market for Western-style apparel with plans to open 40 stores from 2015 – in...

    30. July 11, 2014

      US mortgage insurers fall on FHFA plans

      Mortgage insurers fell sharply on Friday after the Federal Housing Finance Agency proposed new rules to tighten...

    31. May 23, 2014

      GameStop jumps on higher profits and console sales

      GameStop, the US video game retailer, was among the market leaders on a slow trading day ahead of the holiday weekend...

    32. April 11, 2014

      US retailers fall after Gap reports sales slide

      Shares in US retailers were under pressure on Friday after one of the country’s largest apparel chains reported...

    33. February 20, 2014

      Gap raises minimum wage for US workers

      Gap has broken ranks with other retailers and sided with President Barack Obama by deciding to increase its minimum...

    34. February 7, 2014

      Gap jumps on higher earnings hopes

      Gap shares rose at their fastest pace in three months on Friday as the US retailer lifted its earnings expectations and...

    35. January 4, 2014

      Cambodia protesters call off rally after bloody crackdown

      PHNOM PENH, Jan 4 – Anti-government demonstrators said on Saturday they had called off a mass rally they had planned to...

    36. October 12, 2013

      Gap falls but US indices advance

      Shares in clothing retailer Gap fell in early trading on weak revenue numbers but US equity indices ticked up to extend...

    37. August 16, 2013

      Nordstrom sales suffer as shoppers’ budgets shrink

      Nordstrom fell after the department store chain joined the growing list of consumer companies reporting...

    38. July 8, 2013

      Bangladesh factories face inspections after safety deal

      Bangladeshi factories making clothes for 70 mostly European multinationals will be inspected over the next nine months...

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