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Henry Street in Dublin at one point had a vacancy rate of 31%. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The decision by US clothing retailer Gap to extricate itself from bricks and mortar retail stores in Ireland may have come as a shock to consumers her(...)

Gap operates four stores in the Republic. Photograph: iStock

Gap is considering closing stores in some European countries including the Republic, as the clothing retailer looks to save cash while dealing with a (...)

The company’s more expensive brands Gap and Banana Republic did not do well as customers opted for casual clothing.

Gap on Thursday reported a quarterly loss of nearly $1 billion as the clothing retailer was forced to close its stores due to the coronavirus outbreak(...)

Gap at the Crescent Shopping Centre in Co Limerick.

Clothing stalwart Gap is closing more than 200 stores as part of a worldwide restructuring programme. The retailer’s San Francisco-based parent compa(...)

Vietnam’s 22 million work-age women spend 110 million hours a year on unpaid care work, equal to more than 13 million working days.

In AD 40, the warrior sisters Trung Trac and Trung Nhi led a host that defeated the Han Chinese dynasty trying to dominate Vietnam. Two thousand years(...)

A bird flies over a Gap store in San Francisco.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apparel retailer Gap said it would shut 75 Old Navy and Banana Republic stores globally as the retailer tries to recover from five straight quarters (...)

Performance reviews: often companies use a one-size-fits-all measurement model that is not fit for purpose. Photograph: Thinkstock

There were more than few eyebrows raised recently when Accenture, one of the biggest companies of the world, said it was ditching annual performanc(...)

New York’s attorney general has questioned 13 national retailers, including Gap, Target and JC Penney, about “on-call shifts”, a staffing practice th(...)

The Gap chain, which operates outlets at Dundrum, Blanchardstown, Cork and in Arnott’s in Dublin’s Henry Street, almost doubled its pretax profits to €1.45 million, according to its accounts.

The US mid-range fashion house Gap boosted sales at its four Irish outlets by a fifth to almost €12 million in the year to the end of January. The cha(...)

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