(Reuters) - Apparel retailer Gap Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue, hurt by a 5.5 percent fall in the U.S. sales of its namesake brand. The company, which also owns the Banana Republic and Old Navy brands, said net sales fell slightly to $3.97 billion in the third quarter from $3.98 billion from a year earlier. Show More Summary
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Post by Liz Alterman. Plus-size women have a lot to be angry about this week. First, it was discovered that popular retailer Old Navy has been charging bigger women as much as $15 more than their slimmer counterparts for a pair of jeans. Show More Summary
Women looking for plus-size clothing from Old Navy are going to have to search for it online, and they’ll have to pay more for it than they would for items that are not plus-size. This discrepancy has many angry shoppers claiming sizeism and sexism. Why sexism? The cost mark-up doesn’t appear in men’s clothing. The [...]
It turns out that when you mark up online prices by $15 or more, your customers get pretty mad.
Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Krystal Steinmetz Plus-size women's jeans at Old Navy (GPS) cost up to $15 more per pair than smaller sizes. But that's not the case for men's jeans. Regardless of size, Old Navy's jeans...Show More Summary
There won't be a Kardashian Christmas card this year because they "ran out of time." Oh, too budy posing full-frontal Kimmy?? [Glamour UK] Uh oh, Old Navy is in trouble for making women pay more for plus-size jeans then men. [Ad Week] Cara Delevigne wore a jacket specifically meant to block paparazzi. Show More Summary
Old Navy isn’t getting many salutes from the estimated 100 million plus-sized women in America today. The clothing retailer, owned by The Gap Inc., is under public scrutiny for what many consider to be unfair pricing practices. Customer...Show More Summary
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Under fire for charging more for plus-sized women's clothing than men's, the retailer is facing a backlash
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Almost 20,000 people petitioned the company to stop
The retailer doesn't charge larger men any extra for the same clothing. The post Old Navy Charges Plus Size Women More appeared first on ThinkProgress.
When men go shopping at Old Navy, it doesn’t matter what size they buy; prices don’t vary. But that’s not the same for women, who may have to pay extra if they purchase plus-size items. In just a few days, nearly 19,000 people have petitioned the retailer asking it to end this policy, but Old Navy claims there is a … [More]
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Old Navy has been pricing plus-size women's clothing way higher than their straight-size counterparts, and now the big girls are fighting back. More » Dear Old Navy: You’re Better Than This Plus-Sized Pricing Controversy is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
Old Navy’s upcharging of plus-sized women's jeans — but not the men's pants — has some feeling blue and others seeing red.
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