GAP

  • Barack Obama shops for wife and daughters at Gap, says his goal was to make sure that he 'didn't completely screw up' March 13, 2014

    President Barack Obama took on a daunting task on Tuesday: shopping for clothes for his wife and daughters during a brief stop at a Gap store while raising money for Democrats in New York. Obama was in New York to attend fundraisers aimed at building up campaign war chests for this...
  • Racial slur on Sikh model prompts Gap to respond in this awesome way November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Gap's recent advertisement, which was created with the sole idea to spread love during the holiday season, has been defaced with racist remarks in a New York City subway station. For those who came in late, Gap Inc.'s recent drive 'Make Love' features several multicultural figures in Gap garments....
  • When it comes to gender gap, men play crucial role November 25, 2012

    Washington: Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama's reelection makes it official: Women can overrule men at the ballot box. For the first time in research dating to 1952, a presidential candidate whom men chose decisively Republican Mitt Romney lost. More women voted for the other guy. It's surprising it...
  • Karnataka: RTE fails to bridge academic gap August 27, 2012

    Bangalore: Even three months after the Government enforced the Right to Education Act (RTE) in the state, an academic divide continues to exist between existing students and the children admitted under the 25 per cent RTE quota. Express visited a school in Nandini Layout that has 43 children admitted to...
  • Credit boom stokes risks in emerging markets: BIS June 24, 2012

    London: Loose global monetary conditions are stoking credit and asset price booms in some emerging markets that could lead to a new financial crisis, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) warned on Sunday. Such a boomandbust cycle might have severe global repercussions, not least due to the increased weight of emerging...
  • UN report: Men outnumber women globally October 21, 2010

    New Delhi: There are 57 million more men than women globally, a UN report said. While much progress has been made in ensuring the equal status of women and men in many areas, much needs to be done in closing the gender gap in areas like power and decision making...
  • No one's too old for Facebook: Study August 29, 2010

    Houston: Social networking groups are no more an exclusive domain of teenagers or youngsters as it was a few years back. It is now catering to all those who are older but are young at heart. The phenomenal growth of Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites in the past year...
  • SEBI looking to cut IPO closinglisting gap March 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The Chief of market regulator SEBI, C B Bhave, has rejigged the IPO norms. The regulator is now looking into cutting down the gap between IPO closing and the day of the listing. This, he says, will bring down grey market speculations. On Wednesday, Bhave also announced a...
  • Poststing op, Govt raids factories employing kids November 2, 2007

    New Delhi: Just days after international retailer GAP was tainted by child labour in a sting operation conducted by an international newspaper, officials are now cracking down on manufacturing units in the Capital. It was an unusually chaotic day in South Delhi's Khanpur area. Residents looked on curiously as authorities raided...
  • No child play this, shame on you India October 31, 2007

    The "GAP story" isn't the first time the horrific reality has come to light ...
  • GAP row: Suppliers rubbish child labour allegation October 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Suppliers to GAP, a European and US apparel retail chain, have informed the Centre that they are not using child labour and their plants have been subjected to vigorous inspections by the overseas buyers. "The biggest suppliers have informed us that the GAP officials have seen their plants and...
  • We will mind the GAP, US retailer says poststing op October 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Clothing giant GAP says it has destroyed all clothes that were allegedly made by child labours in a sweatshop in Delhi. This after UK newspaper Observer revealed in a sting operation that 10yearolds were working on the embroidery on GAP clothes. The clothing line is under fire for...
  • US retailer recalls madeinIndia clothes over child labour October 29, 2007

    New Delhi: USbased clothing retail chain Gap has recalled some of its clothes made in India after discovering that children had been involved in making them. Gap, which intended to sell the garments for Christmas at the popular GapKids branches in the US and Europe, has pulled the order completely. In an...