Gap (NYSE:GPS)

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Why Gap Lost Despite an Earnings Beat

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. Its shares took a step back early on Friday, despite the company beating on both ...
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What to Expect From Gap Earnings

The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The Gap brand is seen as struggling by some analysts ...
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6 Retailers That Need to Merge to Survive

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) has closed more stores. So has Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), owner of Sears and Kmart. Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) has closed stores too. Barnes & ...
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How Amazon Destroys Hundreds of Thousand of Jobs

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) will close 100 stores in early 2017. In total they probably employ something like 20,000 people. It has closed a number of stores already. The numbers ...
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Analysts Changing Views on Gap Inc.

After markets closed Monday, The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported same-store sales numbers for the month of July and for the company's second fiscal quarter. Neither number was good news ...
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July Same-Store Sales Drop Nearly 2%

Retailers announced July U.S. same-store sales figures on Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics expects a year-over-year decrease of 1.7% for the month, compared with its prior estimate for a ...
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Stores Pokemon Trainers Visit the Most

Since its release, Nintendo’s Pokémon Go has been downloaded by Americans tens of millions of times and is set to surpass the success of other mobile games by any number ...
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Institutional Investors Warming Up to 3 Large Dividend Retail Stocks

As the markets have raced to record highs since the Brexit vote, some of the leading sectors have been areas of the market usually reserved for times when the macro ...
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Gap Sees Many Analysts Chiming In

If there was a pleasant surprise in retail last week, it was Thursday's announcement from Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) that the company had posted a same-store sales increase of 2% ...
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Gap Brand Still Slowly Dying

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported a surprise improvement in sales for June. The company has been battered by falling same-store sales and the shuttering of locations off and on for ...
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June Same-Store Sales Results Look Shaky

Retailers are announcing June U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics had forecast a year-over-year decrease of 0.3% for the month and a 0.9% sales increase for ...
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Outlook for June Retail Sales Dim

For the third consecutive month, retailers are forecast to a post same-store sales gain of 0.9%, 30 basis points below lower than first-quarter growth according to analysts at Retail Metrics. ...
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Brexit To Hurt VW And Gap, But Not Walmart

24/7 Wall St. looked at major winners and loses at the effect of Brexit hits the U.K. and EU. VW and Gap (NYSE: GPS) have large sales and financial exposure. ...
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Brexit Could Hurt Hundreds of Gap Stores

That The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) is struggling is not exactly headline news. When the clothing retailer reported first-quarter last month, same-store sales were down 5% and total sales were ...
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Companies With the Most Women Board Members

Large companies are notorious for the small number of women chief executives and board members they have. Several companies are in a distinct minority because they have bucked the trend. However, ...
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