Gap Inc


  • Merry Christmas! Hiring may hit dot-com boom level Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 10:11 AM ET
    A Now Hiring sign to attract seasonal employees

    Christmas season retail hiring is expected to significantly outpace the level seen in 2013.

  • 10 online retailers going from clicks to bricks Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    A guest attends the opening of Athleta's NYC Flagship Store, November 19, 2013 in New York City.

    A number of brands have turned the tables, first developing their virtual presence, and later moving into the physical space.

  • American workers' hourly wages in the private sector rose just 2 percent over the past 12 months, in line with what has been seen over the past few years, and was roughly flat in September, a Labor Department report showed last week. It gets affected by things such as the ISIL threat and the Ebola threat and issues that make people worry, "said Hugh Johnson, chairman and...

  • After-hours buzz: AMZN, SYMC & more Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 5:02 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Thursday's after hours buzz: AMZN, SYMC & more.

  • The selloff, which put the S&P 500 at its lowest since August 7, followed weak data from Germany, Europe's largest economy, and comments from a Fed official who suggested investors had unrealistic expectations about the Fed's eventual rate increase. "Investors are focused on the uncertainty about the economy," said Michael Yoshikami, CEO and founder at...

  • Stocks derailed; worst point loss this year for Dow Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 4:09 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Stocks dropped Thursday as investors considered corporate earnings and a decline in weekly jobless claims.

  • Gap board member: We didn't want Murphy to leave Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 3:23 PM ET

    Glenn Murphy began talking with the Gap board at the beginning of the year about his desire to retire, Bobby Martin said.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 9- U.S. stocks slid on Thursday, erasing the previous session's sharp rally, on lingering concern about the strength of the global economy and after a Federal Reserve official said market views on rate hikes are at odds with the central bank's. St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said the disconnect between the market's view on the...

  • Gap shares tumble after CEO announces exit Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:07 PM ET
    A pedestrian carries a Gap shopping bag in San Francisco.

    The news shook the confidence of investors and analysts alike, with four key firms downgrading their ratings on the apparel retailer.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 9- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, dragged by commodity-related shares on demand concerns after yet another weak data point out of Germany, the euro zone's largest economy. "Right now, one of the main preoccupations investors have is what's going on in the international economy," said Bernard Baumohl, managing director at the Economic Outlook Group in...

  • "Right now, one of the main preoccupations investors have is what's going on in the international economy, which has gravely complicated the outlook for the global economy," said Bernard Baumohl, managing director at the Economic Outlook Group in Princeton, New Jersey. The third-quarter earnings season got off to a strong start, with both Alcoa Inc and PepsiCo Inc...

  • Buy Gap on CEO Glenn Murphy's exit: Jim Cramer Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 9:22 AM ET
    Glenn Murphy

    The reasons for the CEO shake-up are unknown, but overall Gap "just isn't that bad," says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Early Movers: PEP, AUXL, ENDP, HLT, MW, RT & more Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Gap CEO Glenn Murphy retires  Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses Gap CEO Glenn Murphy's announced retirement and who will take over the company.

  • Your first trade for Thursday Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Oct 8- Gap Inc Chief Executive Glenn Murphy will retire in February and hand over the reins of the apparel retailer to its digital business head Art Peck, as the company looks to tap customers' increasing preference for online shopping. He will also join the board of the company, which owns fashion brands such as Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy.

  • After-hours buzz: Gap, AMD, Alcoa & more Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 5:30 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Gap, AMD, Alcoa & more.

  • Gap says Art Peck to succeed Glenn Murphy as CEO in Feb Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    Oct 8- Apparel retailer Gap Inc said Art Peck, who heads the company's growth, innovation and digital division, would take over as chief executive, effective Feb. 1. Peck will succeed Glenn Murphy, who will retire after heading the company for seven years, Gap said in a statement. Under Murphy's leadership, Gap expanded to 50 countries, including China, from about 10,...

  • Gap CEO Glenn Murphy to retire in February Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Shoppers walk past a Gap store in Chicago.

    Art Peck, Gap's president of growth, innovation and digital, will take over as CEO, while director Bob Fisher will become chairman.

  • Consumerism booms as Cambodia embraces capitalism Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 7:30 PM ET
    Shoppers at a night market in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

    With a fast-growing working population and falling dependency ratio, Cambodia has the demographics most favorable to rapid economic growth.