Uniqlo opens first US mall store, in Paramus, NJ

The as yet unveiled exterior of the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall Uniqlo in Paramus, New Jersey.

John Jones talks to Uniqlo US CEO Shin Odake about the newest Uniqlo store, in Paramus, NJ.

Old Navy names Larsson global brand president

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Former H&M executive Stefan Larsson will lead Old Navy as global brand president, starting in October.

Gap Inc adds to creative and merchandising teams

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Gap Inc hires former Nike and Uniqlo executives for its Gap and Old Navy teams.

Tommy Hilfiger taps Gap’s Ermatinger as Asia CEO

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Just three months after being tasked with leading the international expansion of Gap’s Old Navy chain, John Ermatinger is heading for the Tommy Hilfiger Group, where he will lead its operations in Asia.
As its first chief executive officer for Asia, E…

Gap shuffles execs at Old Navy International

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US clothing retailer Gap Inc today (28 July) said it will continue to roll out its Old Navy stores internationally – including its first store in Japan by the end of 2012 – despite the departure of the president of its Old Navy International division….

Gap knocked by soaring cotton costs

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Specialty clothing retailer Gap Inc has cut its full-year earnings forecast after admitting that escalating sourcing costs not only contributed to a 23% slump in first quarter profit but are also likely to outpace higher ticket prices later in the year…