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Last $36.01 USD
Change Today -0.21 / -0.58%
Volume 3.8M
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2 Folsom Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

Phone: 415-427-0100

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The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail company worldwide. The company offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix brands. The company-operated stores are located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Japan, Italy, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The company also has franchise agreements with unaffiliated franchisees to operate Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy stores throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. Under these agreements, third parties operate, or would operate, stores that sell apparel and related products under the company’s brand names. As of January 31, 2015, the company had 3,709 company-operated and franchise store locations. The company’s products are also available to customers online through company-owned Websites and through the use of third parties that provide logistics and fulfillment services. Majority of the products sold under its brand names are designed by the company and manufactured by independent sources. It also sells products that are designed and manufactured by branded third parties, primarily at its Piperlime and Intermix brands. In addition to operating in the specialty, outlet, online, and franchise channels, the company is an apparel retailer in using omni-channel capabilities to bridge the digital world and physical stores. The company’s omni-channel services, including order-in-store, reserve-in-store, find-in-store, and ship-from-store, are tailored across its portfolio of brands. Gap: Gap is an iconic apparel and accessories brand anchored in American casual style. Gap includes apparel and accessories for men and women, GapKids, babyGap, GapMaternity, GapBody, and GapFit collections. Gap continues to connect with customers worldwide through specialty stores, online, and franchise stores. Gap also offers a suite of omni-channel services to its customers in the United States. In addition, the company brings the brand to its customers, with exclusively designed collections for Gap Outlet and Gap Factory Stores. Banana Republic: Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories lifestyle brand that delivers modern, covetable style for both men and women. The brand's collections include apparel, handbags, shoes, jewelry, personal care products, and eyewear for men and women. Customers could purchase Banana Republic products worldwide in the company’s specialty and outlet stores, online, and in franchise stores. Banana Republic also offers a suite of omni-channel services to its customers in the United States. Old Navy: Old Navy brand offers on-trend clothing and accessories for adults and children. Customers could purchase Old Navy products worldwide in stores, online, and in franchise stores. Old Navy also offers a suite of omni-channel services to its customers in the United States. Piperlime: Piperlime offers a mix of private label and branded apparel and accessories, as well as major brands in shoes and handbags. Athleta: Athleta is the company’s premier fitness and lifestyle brand in the improving women's active apparel market. Athleta creates fashionable performance and lifestyle apparel for the fitness-minded woman who lives life on the go. Athleta offers apparel and gear for a range of activities from yoga to strength training and running, as well as seasonal sports, including skiing and tennis. Customers could purchase Athleta products online, in stores, and through its catalogs and shop through its suite of omni-channel services in the United States. Intermix: Intermix delivers a point of view and an individualized approach to shopping and personal style. Customers could shop in stores in the United States and Canada, and online. Seasonal Business The company’s business follows a seasonal pattern, with sales peaking during the end-of-year holiday period (year ending January 2015). Trademarks and Service Marks Gap, GapKids, babyGap, GapMaternity, GapBody, GapFit, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix trademarks and service marks, and certain other trademarks, have been registered, or are the subject of pending trademark applications, with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and with the registries of various foreign countries and/or are protected by common law. History The Gap, Inc. was founded in 1969. The company was incorporated in the state of California in 1969 and was reincorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware in 1988.

 

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