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    1. August 9, 2016

      Gap shares slide as turnround effort stalls

      Gap was the biggest decliner on the S&P 500 on Tuesday after the retailer’s latest sales figures showed that the...

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      August 8, 2016

      Gap shares fall as Banana Republic pain continues

      Gap unveiled preliminary results for the second quarter on Monday and investors were unimpressed. Shares in the company...

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    1. July 8, 2016

      Financials jump ahead of earnings updates

      Financial stocks enjoyed a rally on Friday on short covering ahead of second-quarter earnings reports next week. With a...

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      July 7, 2016

      Gap shares pop as June sales beat

      Is Gap finally succeeding in luring customers back to its stores? Gap shares advanced as much as 5.4 per cent in...

    3. June 17, 2016

      Wall Street endures second straight weekly loss

      US stocks suffered a second straight weekly decline on Friday, weighed down by the technology and healthcare sectors....

    4. June 10, 2016

      Stefan Larsson — a dose of high street reality for a fashion icon

      As Ralph Lauren is fond of saying, Stefan Larsson is the “first CEO I ever had”. Until last October, Mr Lauren acted as...

    5. June 7, 2016

      Ralph Lauren warns of 2016 sales decline

      Ralph Lauren warned that sales would decline in the “low double digits” this fiscal year, initially wiping nearly a...

    6. June 3, 2016

      Banks slide after weak US jobs report

      Bank stocks fell and utilities rallied on Friday after the May employment report showed the slowest pace of US job...

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      June 2, 2016

      Gap rises as May sales results better than feared

      Gap shares jumped late on Thursday after the embattled retailer disclosed a slimmer-than-expected fall in May sales....

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      May 19, 2016

      Gap cut to junk by S&P

      Standard & Poor’s cut Gap’s credit rating into junk territory late on Thursday, following a similar move last week by...

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      May 19, 2016

      Gap to shutter Old Navy stores in Japan

      Gap has said it expects to close 75 stores this year, including all 53 of its Old Navy stores in Japan, as it focuses...

    10. May 13, 2016

      US retail: in a box

      Successful retailing has two pillars. The aesthetics must to be right, and the supply chain must run smooth. America’s...

    11. May 12, 2016

      Kohl’s shares drag US department stores lower

      Shares in US department stores faced a second day of declines after Kohl’s reported a bigger than expected drop in...

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      May 11, 2016

      Gap junked by Fitch, outlook stable

      More grim news for Gap. Ratings agency Fitch has cut Gap’s long-term rating from ‘BBB-’ to ‘BB+’ — or one notch into...

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      May 10, 2016

      Gap's biggest falls in the last decade — ranked

      Gap shares are poised for their fifth biggest one-day drop in the past decade. Shares in the company behind Old Navy,...

    14. May 10, 2016

      Gap shares fall after profit warning

      Gap shares fell to their lowest level in more than four years on Tuesday, a day after the US clothes retailer reported...

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      May 9, 2016

      Gap warns on profit, shares tumble

      Investors were removing Gap shares from their shopping carts on Monday. Shares in the retailer behind Banana Republic,...

    16. 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...

    18. March 1, 2016

      The Great Land Rush: Myanmar – The dispossessed

      Hla Ohn May still weeps when she takes the road past the twisted white piping of the gas terminal near the western...

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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,...

    22. 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...

    24. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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