GAP (consolidated)

GAP (consolidated) - CLAIRE CHEN CASEY COX JEFF LAFLAM JOHN...

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Unformatted text preview: CLAIRE CHEN CASEY COX JEFF LAFLAM JOHN LILLY FEITONG LU TINKER TOY CHAMPS: Agenda Ø GAP’s History, Background & Current Events Ø Apparel Retail Industry Background Ø Financial Performance Ø Industry Analysis Ø Firm-Level Analysis Ø Assessment of Strategic Issues Ø Q&A History & Background Ø Industry Ø Invention of Cotton Gin in 1793 helped spur Industrial Revolution Ø Sears Ø Shopping Malls Ø Gap Ø Founded in 1969 in San Francisco Ø First public stock offering in 1976 Ø 1980’s: Drexler’s strategy emphasizes Gap brand/style Ø 1990’s Continued Growth Ø 2000’s: Drexler Retires, Loss of Market Share to Rivals, Current Events Ø Industry Ø Using Technology to increase productivity in attempt to reduce costs Ø Falling Oil Futures combined with safer stock raising average stock prices Ø Expects growth of Holiday sales to be approximately ½ the decade average Ø U.S. Suppliers of Apparel Industry seeking continued protection from foreign producers Ø GAP Ø Expanding Via Fracises to Mexico, Egypt, and Jordan Ø Struggling with product selection, “bloated store base”, High Executive...
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