THE GAP, INC. (GPS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - GlobalData - Company Reports

THE GAP, INC. (GPS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

31 pages — Published Feb 03, 2014
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The Gap, Inc. (Gap) is a leading global specialty retailer. It offers clothing, accessories and personal care products for people of all age groups including men, women, children and babies. The companhy offers its products under the Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, and Athleta brands. The product line of the company consists of casual apparel such as denim, khakis and T-shirts; footwear, personal care products, accessories and fashion apparel. The company distributes its products through its retail stores, internet and catalog stores. The company is also operates wholesale and franchisee businesses.

This comprehensive SWOT profile of THE GAP, INC. provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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TitleStarting PageNumber of Pages
Table of Contents22
  List of Tables31
  List of Figures31
Section 1 - About the Company41
THE GAP, INC. - Key Facts41
THE GAP, INC. - Key Employees51
THE GAP, INC. - Key Employee Biographies61
THE GAP, INC. - Major Products and Services71
THE GAP, INC. - History83
THE GAP, INC. - Company Statement112
THE GAP, INC. - Locations And Subsidiaries132
  Head Office131
  Other Locations &Subsidiaries132
Section 2 Company Analysis151
THE GAP, INC. - Business Description151
THE GAP, INC. - Corporate Strategy161
THE GAP, INC. - SWOT Analysis173
  SWOT Analysis - Overview171
  THE GAP, INC. - Strengths171
    Strength - Wide Geographic Presence171
    Strength - Improved Financials171
    Strength - Strong Product Portfolio and Brand Recognition171
  THE GAP, INC. - Weaknesses171
    Weakness - Dependency on Third Party Manufacturers171
    Weakness - Product Recall181
  THE GAP, INC. - Opportunities181
    Opportunity - Emerging Markets181
    Opportunity - Growing Opportunities in E-Retailing181
    Opportunity - Expansion into New Markets181
  THE GAP, INC. - Threats191
    Threat - Changing Fashion Trends and Pricing Pressure191
    Threat - Growing Counterfeit Products191
    Threat - Competitive Environment191
THE GAP, INC. - Key Competitors201
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios211
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios211
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios212
Performance Chart231
Financial Performance231
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios241
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts251
THE GAP, INC., Recent Deals Summary261
Section 4 Appendix275
  Methodology271
  Ratio Definitions274
  About GlobalData311
  Contact Us311
  Disclaimer311

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