Gap, Inc.

Industry: Fashion Stores

Fortune Rank: 162

The Gap, Inc. is a global specialty retailer that operates stores selling casual apparel, personal care and other accessories for men, women and children. GPS's brands include Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy. For the 26 weeks ended 7/30/05, revenues fell 1% to $7.34B. Net income rose 11% to $563M. Results reflect lower comparable store sales due in part to the weak macro-economic climate, offset by the absence of a $95M loss on early retirement of debt.

The Gap, Inc. is a global specialty retailer operating retail and outlet stores selling casual apparel, accessories and personal care products for men, women and children under the Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. The Company operates stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Japan. In addition, its United States customers may shop online at,, and As of January 29, 2005, The Gap Inc. operated a total of 2,994 store locations. The Company's stores offer a shopper-friendly environment with an assortment of casual apparel and accessories, which emphasize style. These stores generally are open seven days per week and most holidays. All sales are tendered for cash, personal checks, debit cards, or credit cards, including Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy private label credit cards, which are issued by a third party. The Company also issues and redeems gift cards through its brands.

Gap, Inc.

Gap, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Gap, Inc. was ranked number 162 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 162nd largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Gap, Inc. achieved revenue of $14,197.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,102.00 million.

Gap, Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 162nd compared to 178th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $14,526 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $967 million (a change of $-966 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Gap, Inc. would be ranked 119th rather than 162nd due to its profits of $1,102 in 2010.

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