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  1. July 28, 2010

    Buy-out groups in $850m HGI deal

    The buy-out arm of Goldman Sachs and the private equity firm of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice are joining forces in an $850m deal...

  2. November 20, 2009

    Gap boosted by strong sales at Old Navy chain

    Gap yesterday signalled its intention to start winning back some of the market share it has given up over the past five...

  1. November 19, 2009

    Gap boosted by strong Old Navy sales

    Gap on Thursday signalled its intention to start winning back some of the market share it has given up over the past five...

  2. August 24, 2007

    New Gap chief in bullish mood

    Glenn Murphy, the new chief executive of Gap, said yesterday that he planned to focus on making the largest US speciality...

  3. July 27, 2007

    New chief fits into Gap

    Gap, the world's largest speciality clothing retailer, has named Glenn Murphy, 45, a Canadian with a background in...

  4. July 27, 2007

    Gap names new chief executive

    Gap, the world's largest speciality clothing retailer, has named Glenn Murphy, 45, a Canadian with a supermarkets and drug...

  5. July 26, 2007

    Gap appoints new CEO

    Gap, the world’s largest speciality clothing retailer, has named Glenn Murphy, a Canadian with a career in supermarkets and...

  6. June 7, 2007

    Warm May lifts sales at US retailers

    Leading US chain retailers on Thursday reported solid sales in May, as warm weather released pent-up demand from a dismal...

  7. April 19, 2007

    Retail changes: Wal-Mart, Gap, Saks

    Wal-Mart has announced that Allen Questrom, a retail veteran who headed a turnaround at JC Penney from 1999 to 2004, has...

  8. March 2, 2007

    Gap chief scoffs at buy-out talk

    Bob Fisher, interim chief executive of Gap, yesterday poured cold water on speculation of a possible leveraged buy-out at...

  9. February 26, 2007

    Gap to abandon new fourth brand

    Gap, the US troubled clothing retailer, is to close down a fledgling line of stores aimed at older women, in a change of...

  10. February 2, 2007

    Two more executives quit Home Depot

    Two more senior executives have resigned from Home Depot as Frank Blake, the new chief executive, reshapes senior management...

  11. January 27, 2007

    Clarifications: Paul Pressler

    * An article in today's FT magazine refers to Paul Pressler as chief executive of Gap. Since the magazine went to press, Mr...

  12. January 24, 2007

    Founders' son dons the mantle at Gap after chief's departure

    A member of the Fisher family is once again running Gap, the largest US speciality clothing retailer. Robert Fisher, the...

  13. January 23, 2007

    Founders’ son dons the mantle at Gap

    A member of the Fisher family is once again running Gap, the largest US speciality clothing retailer. Robert Fisher, the son...

  14. FT Alphaville

    January 23, 2007

    Buyout firms close in on Gap

    The departure of Gap’s embattled chief executive Paul Pressler clears the way for potential buyers to install their own CEO...

  15. January 23, 2007

    Gap's chief executive steps down

    Gap yesterday began the hunt for a new chief executive after announcing that Paul Pressler had stepped down as head of the...

  16. January 23, 2007

    Gap chief Pressler steps down

    Gap on Monday began the hunt for a new chief executive after announcing that Paul Pressler had stepped down as head of the...

  17. January 10, 2007

    GAP: WHERE HAVE ALL THE GOOD TIMES GONE?

    1969-95: Under Don Fisher, who founded the first store in San Francisco with his wife Doris in 1969, Gap Inc expands to...

  18. January 9, 2007

    Struggling Gap considers sale

    Gap, the largest US speciality clothing retailer and an icon of American casual style, is considering a range of options,...

  19. January 8, 2007

    Struggling Gap considers sale

    Gap, the largest US speciality clothing retailer and an icon of American casual style, is considering a range of options,...

  20. January 5, 2007

    Gap admits to strategy failure

    Gap, the largest US speciality retailer, yesterday admitted that its two-year effort to revitalise its Gap and Old Navy...

  21. January 4, 2007

    Gap admits two-year revamp failure

    Gap, the largest US speciality clothing retailer, admitted that its two-year effort to revitalise its Gap and Old Navy...

  22. September 4, 2006

    Gap attack slips through cracks

    A drive by Gap, the largest US clothing retailer, to use a massive integrated marketing campaign to improve the fortunes of...

  23. July 14, 2006

    Gap to launch eight-week TV ad blitz

    Gap, the largest US speciality clothing retailer, will on Monday launch an eight-week US television advertising campaign for...

  24. May 19, 2006

    Gap targets rise in autumn sales through TV campaign

    The Gap brand is to return to US television screens as the retailer seeks to deliver a promised turnround in sales this...

  25. May 18, 2006

    Gap profits down as sales slump continues

    Gap, the largest US speciality clothing retailer, said it would return to television advertising for its Gap brand stores in...

  26. March 3, 2006

    No respite for Gap as sales fall 11%

    Gap, the largest US clothing retailer, continued its dismal performance in February, reporting yesterday an 11 per cent...

  27. February 24, 2006

    Spring designs fail to give Gap a lift

    Gap, the largest US clothing retailer, warned yesterday that revamped spring designs had failed to end its sales slump, and...

  28. February 23, 2006

    Gap says sales woes to continue

    Gap, the largest US clothing retailer, on Thursday warned that revamped spring designs had failed to end its sales slump,...

  29. February 15, 2006

    Rolfe leaves Gap for private equity

    Andrew Rolfe, former president of Gap's international division, is the latest senior US retailer to head for the world of...

  30. January 19, 2006

    Gap turns to franchises in Asian drive

    Gap, the US clothing retailer, yesterday announced its first franchise agreement as it seeks to expand in Asia. The...

  31. January 18, 2006

    Gap launches first Asian franchise deal

    Gap, the US clothing retailer, has announced its first-ever franchise agreement as it seeks new international growth in...

  32. November 18, 2005

    Gap hopes bright colours will see off sales blues

    At Gap’s New York showrooms on Thursday night, as the retailer presented its Gap and Old Navy brands’ Spring 06 collection...

  33. November 18, 2005

    Gap reduces forecast on slow sales

    Gap's troubles continued yesterday as the largest US clothing retailer warned that initial holiday season sales were coming...

  34. November 17, 2005

    Gap lowers earnings forecast

    Gap’s troubles continued on Thursday as the largest US clothing retailer warned initial holiday season sales were coming in...

  35. October 11, 2005

    Gap opts for new designer

    Gap, the US clothing retailer, said on Tuesday it was appointing a new chief designer to its main Gap brand, as it continues...

  36. August 24, 2005

    Observer: Memory gap

    Shoppers nostalgic for the traditional US department stores of yesteryear will have seen the ironies abounding yesterday, as...

  37. August 24, 2005

    Gap targets the lady boomers

    Gap, the US clothing retailer, yesterday opened the first of a new chain of stores aimed at older women, as the retailer...

  38. August 23, 2005

    Memory gap

    Delicate discussions are under way about when best to publish the last and potentially most explosive section of the Volcker...

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