Banana Republic Announces “12 Days of Joy” Featuring Special Surprises for Holiday Shoppers

  Banana Republic Announces “12 Days of Joy” Featuring Special Surprises for
  Holiday Shoppers

  Program features free gifts, special discounts and the chance to win a new
                                  FIAT ®500

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- November 29, 2012

Banana Republic is proud to announce a special holiday program featuring  12
days of special gifts and discounts for U.S. shoppers. From December 1 –
December 12, the “12 Days of Joy” program will feature giveaways such as
cosmetics and movie tickets and discounts on items such as plane tickets.
Bringing the 12 days to a close, the program will culminate with a chance for
six lucky shoppers to win a FIAT ®500.

“This Christmas season, we wanted to celebrate our customers by delighting
them with joyful surprises as they shop for themselves and their loved ones,”
said Catherine Sadler, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Banana Republic. “We
are thrilled to be partnering with brands we know our customers love and
introduce them to ones we love ourselves.”

The Banana Republic “12 Days of Joy” program* is sure to have something for

  *December 1 – 40 percent off up to two full-price Banana Republic items^1
  *December 2 – 40 percent off full-priced sweaters^1
  *December 3 – Complimentary makeup surprises from Benefit Cosmetics^2
  *December 4 – Free movie vouchers for “Les Miserables” – In theaters
    December 25^3
  *December 5 – Complimentary gourmet popcorn samples from Garrett Popcorn
    Shops® ^2
  *December 6 – Free rich chocolate samples from GHIRARDELLI®^2
  *December 7 – 40 percent off full-price men’s dress shirts and women’s
  *December 8 – 40 percent off up to two full-price Banana Republic items^1
  *December 9 – Voucher for 20 percent off a Virgin America flight^4
  *December 10 – Complimentary jam samples from Stonewall Kitchen^2
  *December 11 – 40 percent off full-priced outerwear and cold-weather
  *December 12 – A chance to win one of six FIAT ®500 vehicles^5 and 40
    percent off full-priced purchases^1

“The FIAT Brand is partnering with Banana Republic to kick-off the holiday
season by giving away six FIAT 500 vehicles,” said Tim Kuniskis, Head of the
FIAT brand North America. “Working together with Banana Republic allows us to
reach consumers who, like the FIAT brand, value self-expression and aren't
afraid to showcase their affinity for style."


Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories brand focused on
delivering modern, covetable workplace style for professional men and women.
The brand offers elevated clothing, handbags, jewelry, and eyewear designs at
accessible prices. Dedicated to helping customers achieve professionally and
personally, Banana Republic offers versatile work wear that can be styled for
any occasion – from desk to dinner. A division of San Francisco-based Gap Inc.
(NYSE: GPS), Banana Republic can be found in over 650 company-operated and
franchise retail locations: United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Japan,
Italy, France, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Customers can also shop online or at (888) BR-STYLE. For more information,
please visit

* Each offer only available on the designated date in U.S. stores only (not
including Puerto Rico).

^1 Offer valid for a limited time only at Banana Republic stores. Not valid at
Banana Republic Factory Stores. Discount applies to merchandise only, not to
GiftCards and not to Monogram, Heritage, Men’s Suiting (Blazers & Pants),
Women’s Blazers, Men’s Performance Collection, 100% Cashmere, Adidas, Clarks,
Spanx, Taylor Stitch and SFMade. Offer limited to one time use. No adjustments
on previous purchases. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts
including Gap Inc. employee discount.

^2 One per customer. While supplies last.

^3 Voucher is valid for up to $10.00 towards the purchase of a movie ticket to
Les Miserables at participating theaters on or before 1/31/2013. One per
customer. While supplies last. Additional restrictions may apply. See store
associate for details.

^4 Terms and Conditions of Virgin America flight discount: This offer ends at
11:59pm CST on December 31, 2012. This offer is valid only for nonstop or
connecting travel; offer is not valid for any multi-city itineraries. One time
use promo code is valid for non-refundable Main Cabin tickets only. Travel
must occur between December 12, 2012 and February 28, 2013. Blackout dates are
December 14, 2012 through January 6, 2013, January 18, January 21, February
15, and February 18, 2013. Tickets require advance purchase of 3 days before
travel. Promo code may be used only towards newly booked travel and may not be
applied to prior bookings. Promo code discount will be deducted off of base
fare. Base fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each
way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 each way and a Federal Segment
Tax of $3.80 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. For
service to/from Mexico, base fares do not include the U.S. Immigration User
Fee of $7, the U.S. APHIS fee of $5, the U.S. Customs processing fee of $5.50,
a U.S. International Arrival/Departure Tax of $16.70 each way and additional
taxes/fees of up to $70, including: Mexico International Departure Tax and
Mexico Tourism Tax. Promo code may not be redeemed for cash. Promo code may
only be used for bookings made on and is only valid on
itineraries of 2 or less. Offer is not transferable and cannot be combined
with any other offers. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not
be available on all flights. If travel is changed or cancelled, promo code
discount will become invalid. Changes or cancellations can be made for a $100
fee per guest through all channels, plus any increase in fare, if applicable.
Tickets purchased through Virgin America’s reservation call center will cost
an additional $20 per itinerary guest; this amount is non refundable if travel
is changed or cancelled. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in
exchange for any wholly or partially used ticket. Fares, routes, fees and
schedules are subject to change without notice. Virgin America will accept one
(1) piece of checked baggage up to 50 pounds for $25 for each ticketed guest
traveling within the U.S. and for free of charge for each ticketed guest
traveling to/from Mexico. The fee per guest for each additional checked bag up
to 50 pounds from the second (2) to the tenth (10) is $25. Additional fees
apply to baggage exceeding these weight limitations, and other baggage
restrictions may apply. For questions or assistance contact Virgin America at
1.877.FLY.VIRGIN (877.359.8474).

^5 No purchase necessary. A purchase will not increase your chances of
winning. Legal residents of the 50 united states (D.C.) and Canada 18 years
and older. Void where prohibited. Store employees not eligible. Game ends
12/12/12 during store hours or while supplies last. If Canadian resident,
mathematical skill-testing question must be correctly answered to win. 6 Grand
Prizes (approximate retail value $18,500 USD) available to be won. For
Official Rules, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, see a Banana Republic
store associate.

Sponsor: Banana Republic, LLC, 2 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105,
U.S.A. See store associate for full official rules. All holiday gifts are all
one per customer, while supplies last in Banana Republic


Banana Republic Press Contacts
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Liz Nunan, 415-427-5537
Banana Republic
Tara McCollum, 212-886-7421
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