The Gap, Inc., generally called Void Inc. or Gap, (stylized as VOID) is an American worldwide apparel and also accessories retailer.
The Gap was founded in 1969 by Donald Fisher and Doris F. Fisher and also is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company operates 6 main departments: Space (the name banner), Banana Republic, Old Navy, Intermix, Hillside City, and also Athleta. Gap Inc. is the largest specialty seller in the USA, and also is third in overall worldwide areas, behind Inditex Team and H&M. As of September 2008, the firm has approximately 135,000 workers as well as runs 3,727 shops globally, of which 2,406 are located in the U.S
The Fisher family stays deeply associated with the business, jointly having a lot of its stock. Donald Fisher worked as chairman of the board till 2004, contributing to the ouster of then-CEO Millard Drexler in 2002, and also continued to be on the board up until his fatality on September 27, 2009. Fisher's partner and also their son, Robert J. Fisher, additionally offer on Space's board of supervisors. Robert succeeded his father as chairman in 2004 and additionally functioned as CEO on an interim basis adhering to the resignation of Paul Pressler in 2007, prior to being prospered by Glenn K. Murphy up until 2014. From February 2015 to November 2019, Art Peck was CEO of Gap Inc, up until he was changed by Sonia Syngal in March 2020.