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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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