How many times will our folks trust executives, there will be layoffs do not trust them, especially if you are in San Francisco.
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The company just laid off lower (grade 4) & upper level (grade 12) leadership in stores (kept GM's) and are replacing them with all part time leaders paying well below what they used to. They are low balling the impacted leaders with positions. Once... read more
200 stores closing, sales numbers continue to slide – today Gap has less investment, less capital, less hours, where do I stop? 2018 will be a bad year for us as customer preferences changes and the folks who sit in the Ivory Tower in San Francisco... read more
This will cost a lot of good people their jobs. Still no news on which stores are being shuttered. While they are closing 200 Gap and Banana Republic stores, they are planing to open 270 new Old Navy and Athleta locations. This is small comfort to us... read more
Don't know how Gap has kept this out of the news, but Mid July they elminated positions in every store. The positions of Assistant GM and All Lead positions were cut. This is at least three positions if not more for every store. They are replaced... read more
It says that in Feb of 2014 the company was capitalized at 16B. Go ahead. Click the stock app on your phone and check GPS. The company has lost 42% of its valuation in 3 years. Perhaps you should continue this growth pattern and invest in MCI... read more
216 workers in San Francisco will be cut. WARN notices have been filed with the state of California. Not the first time, nobody is surprised and nobody is making any fuss about it. People are just fine with it, it's acceptable and no big deal any... read more
Is this really happening, hearing many rumors about layoffs in San Francisco.
Same-store-sales numbers month after month exhibit systemic failure. No clear direction on regaining consumer confidence. Style and quality are still issues. Employee morale is in an abyss. The stench of human sadness emanates from every corner of... read more
My boss just got the laid off and I am being re-org'd. So far IT department being impacted. 20+ impacted so far.
Rumor has it that EVP Sol Goldfarb got the axe....can anyone confirm?
Negative 6 percent versus negative 9 percent last year
What is the likelihood of Gap layoffs in San Francisco in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.
Does someone have a list of the GAP stores that will be closing in 2016 and 2017. I've read somehwere that the list was leaked and I was wandering if folks on this site might have the list. Alternatively if you have a list of BR or ON stores that... read more
Looks like GAP in San Antonio is firing employees on trumped up loss prevention charges to avoid the costs of lay offs. Is this happening anywhere else?
I just left a GID all hands...and lots of "innovation" ideas being thrown around to "win". Uniqlo and H&M specifically mentioned as "benchmark" companies. I'm sorry but GAP is too big of a beast and too disconnected to compete in in this market! Good... read more
CIO just announced that head of Global Logistics has decided " to further his career outside GAP".
We want to assist all of The GAP employees by offering help With EDD UI application, Covered CA subsidized health services, Keep your Home CA and Transitional services to new employment. At no cost to the GAP or its employees. Funded by US Department... read more
June 2015 Layoffs - anyone knows what groups and levels will be hit the most?
Does anyone know if Distribution Center Finance folks will be affected with the cuts. If yes, do you know how many people will be let go and if The GAP will continue to lay off people after the first round of layoffs is completed. I went through... read more
This is just the first wave, to stay competitive we’ll have to cut ever more. All of us in Corporate will have to adjust and accept our new reality, the years of growth are gone. IT will be on the chopping block all the time, they are compensate the... read more
...just heard that all of IT will be moving out of SF and into Pleasanton offices. I'm already hearing a number of people accepting job offers at Ross, and Target. Low morale, no focus, low confidence in management, and the only thing strategic going... read more
I think both are closing stores
I heard that the Gap is getting ready to do yet another reorganization in the IT group
you are never safe here
It's never safe at GAP - things change every month and things change constantly. I really liked working here when I started almost 10 years ago, there was growth, there was a ton of positions that were opening internally, limitless opportunities... read more
Possible layoffs if the Gap is acquired: /