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Gap's stock sinks after J.P. Morgan turns bearish, citing sales weakness and margin pressure

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Shares of Gap Inc. GPS, -5.69% sank 5.8% in premarket trade Thursday, putting them on track to open at a 13-month low, after J.P. Morgan turned bearish on the apparel retailer, citing signs of continued sales weakness and growing pressure on margins. Analyst Matthew Boss cut his rating to underweight, after being at neutral since April 2017. He slashed his stock price target to $24, which is 11.5% below Wednesday's closing price, from $30.
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Cambodia's garment workers fear EU trade threat but producers optimistic

2018-10-17 malaymail
PHNOM PENH, Oct 17 — A European Union decision to ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia has alarmed unions in its garment industry, a pillar of the economy that employs about 700,000 people, but a key grouping of manufacturers said the risk would take months to materialise.
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Cambodia's garment workers fear EU trade threat but producers optimistic

2018-10-17 channelnewsasia
A European Union decision to ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia has alarmed unions in its garment industry, a pillar of the economy that employs about 700,000 people, but a key grouping of manufacturers said the risk would take months to materialise.
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Rich San Francisco businesses could face homelessness tax

2018-10-15 nzherald.co.nz
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the dirt and despair all the more remarkable for the city's immense wealth.
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Dollar Tree Ramps Up Hiring to Gear Up for Holiday Season

2018-10-13 zacks
Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR - Free Report) announced plans to hire 25000 associates for its Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores at its third annual Nationwide Hiring Event to be held on Oct 17, 2018. This move will enable the company gear up for the peak holiday season to provide customers with an improved shopping experience. Holiday season is the busiest and crucial time for retailers as it accounts for a sizeable chunk of yearly revenues and profits.
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American Eagle Begins Holiday Preparations, Hiring Takes Off

2018-10-11 zacks
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO - Free Report) is ramping up holiday preparations to make this year’s shopping fest a success. The company intends to hire around 22,000 part-time associates for the American Eagle and Aerie brands for optimizing customer experience. The hiring event will be held at the company’s stores on Oct 14 in the United States and Canada. The company is searching for brand advocates to form part of the selling team and fill important positions.
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, CME, Costco, DowDuPont, Gap, HCA, Herbalife, Merck, PayPal, Urban Outfitters and More

2018-10-11 247wallst
Stocks were looking to open lower on Thursday after a sharp sell-off on Wednesday took the Dow Jones industrials down 831 points and the S&P 500 down almost 95 points. That said, S&P and Dow futures bounced handily as inflation pressure in the Consumer Price Index came in softer than expectations. While the markets are still near all-time highs, investors have seen lower upside from buying immediately after the big market pullbacks in 2018 than in prior years.
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AP Exclusive: Toxic metal found in chain stores' jewelry

2018-10-11 nzherald.co.nz
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, according to newly released test results.
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The Ratings Game: Uniqlo is making a name for itself in the U.S.—even without Federer’s help

2018-10-07 marketwatch
Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo is becoming a bigger part of the conversation in the U.S., without even taking into account the retailer’s new contract with Roger Federer.
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GPS / Gap, Inc. (The) 8-K (Current Report)

2018-10-05 sec.gov - 2
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Gap adds three new board members

2018-10-04 marketwatch
Gap Inc. GPS, -1.02% said Thursday that it has added three board members, effective November 1: Amy Bohutinsky, chief operating officer of Zillow Group Inc.; John Fisher, co-founder of Sansome Partners, an investment management firm; and Lexi Reese, chief operating officer of Gusto, a cloud-based human resources platform. Gap's apparel and accessories chains includes its namesake brand, Banana Republic and Old Navy.
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Amazon’s $15 minimum wage could put pressure on other retailers to raise pay

2018-10-03 marketwatch
Many retailers have offered pay raises and bonuses in the past year, but few reach $15
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Tandy Leather Factory Announces Leadership Changes

2018-10-02 globenewswire
FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tandy Leather Factory, Inc., (NASDAQ: TLF) the world’s largest specialty retailer of leather and leathercraft related items, announced the resignation of CEO Shannon Greene and President Mark Angus while appointing Janet Carr as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Carr will also become a member of the Board of Directors.
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Retail stocks take a tumble after Amazon's minimum wage hike announcement

2018-10-02 marketwatch
Retail stocks including Nordstrom Inc. JWN, -1.65% (down 2.1%), Kohl's Corp. KSS, -2.67% (down 3%), Gap Inc. GPS, -3.29% (down 3.3%) and Macy's Inc. M, -2.58% (down 2.3%) have fallen in Tuesday trading after Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +0.19% announced it was raising its minimum wage to $15 and advocating for a broader rise in the minimum wage to that level. Retailers, already feeling the pressure to attract and retain quality workers, could soon be feeling the tighter squeeze from larger, more competitive paychecks.
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America’s 20 Most Successful Fashion Brands

2018-09-28 247wallst
America has made an indelible imprint on world culture in popular music and the cinema. When it comes to certain older aspects of culture, such as cuisine, literature, and in particular fashion, America has had less influence, though it is beginning to find its place in the world.
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