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232 words • intermediate • 2 years, 7 months ago
sales, business
"In an earnings call in the US, Gap reported that sales across the group fell by 5% to $3.44bn (£2.38bn) as the company struggles to compete with high street rivals H&M and Zara. Gap, which also owns Banana Republic and Old Navy, indicated that it i..."
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201 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Gap Inc . (NYSE: GPS) will provide a live audio webcast of the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on May 19, 2015. To register for the webcast on May 19, please visit www.gapinc.com (follow the I..."
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200 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
sales
"Gap is struggling. The company has been working to become the cool retailer it once was. But even though Gap has been fighting to regain its reputation, the company still controls one crucial market: online denim sales in the United States. Analysts ..."
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192 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales, business
"Gap shares are getting smoked. In pre-market trading on Friday, shares of the retailer were down as much as 7.8% after reporting September sales that disappointed. Sales at Gap in September fell 1% during the five weeks ending October 3 to $1.46 bill..."
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267 words • advanced • 4 years, 3 months ago
"Gap shoppers have come to expect deep discounts and promotions. But JPMorgan analysts believe that Gap will stop offering 30% to 50% promotions on items this fall. The company is "optimistic" that it will be able to sell products at full-price this f..."
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375 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Since late March, investors have shown their displeasure  with Gap's offerings, slashing the stock from its 52-week high of $43.90 per share to $31.70 at Tuesday's market close-a nearly 27.8% decline. And justifiably so, as c..."
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468 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
business
"The heyday of the American mall is over, and retail is increasingly moving online. Perhaps nothing is more emblematic of the closing of the American mall than Gap’s announcement today that it will be closing a quarter—175—of its brick-and-mortar stor..."
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375 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Since late March, investors have shown their displeasure  with Gap's offerings, slashing the stock from its 52-week high of $43.90 per share to $31.70 at Tuesday's market close-a nearly 27.8% decline. And justifiably so, as c..."
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375 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Since late March, investors have shown their displeasure  with Gap's offerings, slashing the stock from its 52-week high of $43.90 per share to $31.70 at Tuesday's market close-a nearly 27.8% decline. And justifiably so, as c..."
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375 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Since late March, investors have shown their displeasure  with Gap's offerings, slashing the stock from its 52-week high of $43.90 per share to $31.70 at Tuesday's market close-a nearly 27.8% decline. And justifiably so, as c..."
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375 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Since late March, investors have shown their displeasure  with Gap's offerings, slashing the stock from its 52-week high of $43.90 per share to $31.70 at Tuesday's market close-a nearly 27.8% decline. And justifiably so, as c..."
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72 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Who will benefit? IT professionals responsible for driving process improvements and innovation across the organization What’s inside? This tool will help your team assess gaps in skills, tools and personnel as you engage other departments and pr..."

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341 words • advanced • 3 years, 10 months ago
"The CBO has revised downward the estimate of potential GDP, implying a small output gap. I wonder about the downward revision. Figure 1: Log GDP (blue), potential GDP from Jan. 2015 (bold gray), potential GDP from Feb. 2014 (gray), and potential GD..."
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1205 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Gapwas once so cool that Sharon Stone wore one of its turtlenecks to the Oscars. But as consumers turned tocheaper fast-fashion alternatives, Gap failed to catch up. In the age of Instagram and instant fashion, the retailer's designs feel dated. Now,..."
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445 words • advanced • 4 years ago
"The wage gap between young male and female workers is historically low. The wage gap between young male and female workers is growing. Yes, both things can be true at the same time. Intergenerational economic inequality is declining: the gap between ..."

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115 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Willis Group Holdings ( WSH ) and Towers Watson & Co. ( TW ) announced Tuesday morning that they have agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction. The combined company will be named Willis Towers Watson. Willis Group Holdings gapp..."
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289 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"The new home sales report for April was above expectations at 517 thousand on a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis (SAAR). Earlier: New Home Sales increased to 517,000 Annual Rate in AprilThe Census Bureau reported that new home sales this year, t..."
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490 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Stefan Larsson, Old Navy's global president, will have his last day on the job on October 2. He'll replace Ralph Lauren as CEO of Lauren's namesake company. But what will Gap do without Larsson? After all,Larsson islargely responsible for Old Navy's ..."

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649 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
startups, business
"MENLO PARK, Calif., June 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when early-stage companies are measured by the series and size of their latest funding round, Wildcat Venture Partners , a new venture firm, is taking a fresh, new approach. View photo . L..."

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406 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"The gap in pay is increasingly because some companies pay much better than others. Mark Wilson/Getty Images U.S. earnings inequality has increased greatly in the last three decades, but the trend is due primarily to rising differences in pay betwee..."
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