(Reuters) - Gap Inc reported a higher first-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by a rise in same-store sales at its Old Navy and namesake chains, and growth in Asia.
(YouTube link) Derek Withey is 87 years old, but he still surfs the 'net. His grandson, Steven Withey, found a scan of a Royal Navy photo of the sailor during World War II on the computer and asked redditors at /r/picrequests if they could help restore it. Show More Summary
Stephen sez, "I recently helped set my grandad get set up on his new PC and spotted a photo of him from when he was about 20 years old. It was in a sorry state, so I emailed it to myself and posted it on Reddit, where the community came together and restored it beyond [...]
Old Navy continues to pull at the heartstrings of nostalgia heads everywhere by bringing back yet another group of 90s pop icons, Boyz II Men. (Previous appearances include the Backstreet Boys and and the cast of 90210.) Read more.....
Is it just us or is there a weird white/black vibe going on in this latest installment of Old Navy's airline-themed, Julie Hagerty commercial which features Boyz II Men singing "I'll Make Love to You"? Created by Crispin Porter + Bogusky, the ad has the boyz sashaying their way up the airplane aisle along with a group of women doing the same. Show More Summary
Strap that lap belt tight, because Old Navy’s newest airline-themed ad will rocket you all the way back to 1994. Boyz II Men are the newest retro celebs to star in Crispin Porter + Bogusky’s zany spots for the retailer, which most recently tapped the supposed T-shirt expertise of Mr. Show More Summary
The raid that took out Osama bin Laden two years ago Wednesday was only a few minutes old when it nearly fell to pieces. We’ve all heard the story: one of the helicopters lost lift and crashed into an animal pen before Navy SEALs were even inside the compound. Show More Summary
Stung by politicians' remarks, the Aussie navy snaps that the old stereotype is untrue and insulting.
Gabriel Gomez has zero political experience — which is exactly why he might have a chance at winning the Massachusetts special election to replace John Kerry in the U.S. Senate. Gomez, a 47-year old Republican, has an impressive life story: The son of Colombian immigrants, Gomez graduated from the U.S. Show More Summary
Gabriel Gomez, a 47 year old former Navy Seal turned business investor, won a convincing upset victory in Tuesday's Republican primary in the Massachusetts special election to replace Secretary of State John Kerry in the United States Senate. Show More Summary
Rep. Ed Markey (D) and businessman Gabriel Gomez (R) handily won their respective primaries in Massachusetts on Tuesday. But as the veteran Democratic lawmaker and Navy SEAL veteran prepare for a two-month dash to the June 25 special...Show More Summary
Just like her mother-in-law, Katherine Russell, the wife of bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was busted for shoplifting too. When Russell was 18 she was busted for stealing merchandize from an Old Navy store. Via America’s Newsroom:
Post by Jeanne SagerWhat do you make of women in the military? If you've got tired old notions that they can't hack it, maybe this will change your mind. A female Navy sailor on shore leave in Dubai got into battle with a would-be rapist,...Show More Summary
Gap, Inc. (that's Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, Piperlime, and the newly acquired Intermix) reported $364 in sales per square foot in 2012, a "strong performance" that WWD feels comfortable calling a turnaround — even if chairman and chief executive officer Glenn Murphy wouldn't utter the T-word at an ... More »
The Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS), the leading specialty retailer offering everything from clothing, accessories to personal care, is a success story that is here to stay. With renowned brands (Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, and Athleta) operating under its label, and with about 136,000 employees, over 3,000 company-operated stores, and over 300 franchises, The Gap Inc. [...]
While the news that Gap is planning on taking its Old Navy brand to China wasn't surprising, investors might not have foreseen the strength the company has in its convictions. On a call with investors yesterday, Gap's management said,...Show More Summary
Gap's growth plans include a concerted effort to tap further into the $1.4 trillion global retail apparel market, according to a statement released along with today's investor meeting. Old Navy, one of Gap's six brand lines, was mentioned...Show More Summary
The clothing giant has big plans over the next five years.
Detailed information on U.S. Navy policy regarding declassification of 25 year old documents is presented in a new Navy Instruction. Along with policy and procedures, the document provides an extensive listing of Navy programs and systems that may be subject to declassification. The Instruction is marked For Official Use Only. A copy was obtained by [...]Show More Summary