It was the summer of 1969: Man took his first walk on the moon. Nearly 450,000
people gathered in upstate New York to witness the historic Woodstock concert.
And Doris and Don Fisher opened the first Gap store in San Francisco.
Today, Gap Inc. is one of the world’s largest specialty retailers, with more
than 3,100 stores and fiscal 2007 revenues of $15.8 billion. We operate four
of the most recognized apparel brands in the world — Gap, Banana Republic,
Old Navy and Piperlime.
Every day, we look for new ways to connect with customers around the world,
provide value to our shareholders and make a positive contribution in the communities
where we do business.
Our Purpose and Values
Gap Inc. is a brand-builder. We create emotional connections with customers
around the world through inspiring product design, unique store experiences
and compelling marketing.
Our purpose? Simply, to make it easy for you to express your personal style
throughout your life.
We have more than 150,000 passionate, talented people around the world who help
bring this purpose to life for our customers. Across our company and embedded
in our culture are key values that guide our success: integrity, respect, open-mindedness,
quality and balance.
Every day, we honor these values and exemplify our belief in doing business
in a socially responsible way.
Company Fact Sheet
Gap Inc. is a leading international specialty retailer offering clothing, accessories
and personal care products for men, women, children and babies under the Gap,
Banana Republic, Old Navy and Piperlime brand names. Gap brand includes Gap,
GapKids, babyGap and gapbody. The company also operates Gap Outlet and Banana
Republic Factory Outlet stores.
Our world headquarters offices are based in the San Francisco Bay Area and our
product design offices are located primarily in New York City, San Francisco
and London. We also have offices around the globe to support our store management,
distribution and product manufacturing operations.
Gap Inc. operates more than 3,100 stores worldwide. We have stores throughout
the United States, as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland
and Japan. See our Real Estate section for detailed store count information.
More than 150,000 employees around the world support Gap Inc. and its brands.
2007 Revenue: $15.8 billion
2007 Earnings: $1.05 per share on a diluted basis
2007 Net Sales by Division:
Gap North America: $4.5 billion
Banana Republic North America: $2.5 billion
Old Navy: $6.2 billion
International: $1.6 billion
Gap Inc. Direct (online): $903 million
* All information obtained from http://www.gap.com/