Apparel and accessories retail

January 16, 2020 - 5:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. says it no longer intends to spin off Old Navy as a separate public company. The retailer said Thursday that its board scuttled the move after determining it would be too costly and complex, especially given the company's recent struggles. Its stock was up about 7% in after...
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January 16, 2020 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. says it no longer intends to spin off Old Navy as a separate entity. The company said Thursday that its board scuttled the move after determining it would be too costly and complex, especially given the retailer's recent struggles. The company announced in February 2019...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2016 file photo, Uniqlo chief executive Tadashi Yanai speaks to the media in Tokyo. The University of California, Los Angeles has received a $25 million donation from Tadashi Yanai, the founder and CEO of Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo, the school announced Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. The money will endow a center named for Yanai devoted to the study of Japanese literature, language and culture, the university said in a statement.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
January 15, 2020 - 1:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles has received a $25 million donation from Tadashi Yanai, the founder and CEO of Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo, the school announced Wednesday. The money will endow a center named for Yanai devoted to the study of Japanese literature,...
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January 15, 2020 - 1:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles has received a $25 million donation from Tadashi Yanai, the founder and CEO of Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo, the school announced Wednesday. The money will will endow a center named for Yanai devoted to the study of Japanese literature...
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FILE - This April 10, 2012 file photo shows the production department at fashion giant Inditex's headquarters where Zara fashion garments are designed in La Coruna, Spain. Inditex, the retail giant that owns Zara, H&M and many other brands, announced a sustainability pledge in July, for example, saying it wants all its clothes to be made from sustainable or recycled fabrics by 2025. (AP Photo/Jesus Sancho, File)
December 26, 2019 - 12:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Sustainability in fashion is a hot button topic, with retailers large and small racing to prove their green credentials, but the desire for new attire churns and the industry remains one of the world's largest polluters as climate activists and watchdogs sound alarms. The industry is...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo specialist Mario Picone, right, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov 26. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 26, 2019 - 4:55 pm
More encouraging signs that trade talks between the U.S. and China are on track kept investors in a buying mood Tuesday, nudging the major stock indexes to record highs for the second straight day. Retailers and other companies that rely on consumer spending helped power the modest rally, which...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo specialist Mario Picone, right, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov 26. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 26, 2019 - 4:36 pm
More encouraging signs that trade talks between the U.S. and China are on track kept investors in a buying mood Tuesday, nudging the major stock indexes to record highs for the second straight day. Retailers and other companies that rely on consumer spending helped power the modest rally, which...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo specialist Mario Picone, right, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov 26. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 26, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Technology companies and retailers led stocks modestly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, adding to the market’s solid start to the week. The latest gains also had the major indexes on track to close at record highs for the second straight day amid new signs that the U.S. and China are making progress...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo specialist Mario Picone, right, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov 26. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 26, 2019 - 3:15 pm
Technology companies and retailers led stocks modestly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, adding to the market’s solid start to the week. The latest gains also had the major indexes on track to close at record highs for the second straight day amid new signs that the U.S. and China are making progress...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo specialist Mario Picone, right, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov 26. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 26, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Technology companies and retailers led stocks modestly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, adding to the market’s solid start to the week. The latest gains follow a record-setting day for the major indexes, fueled by hopes that the U.S. and China are making progress toward ending their trade war...
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