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  • commented 10 months ago
  • tags: URBN ANF ANN GPS
  • What utter BS. You don't cut your way to success. Only hacks with no ideas attempt that route. Like with any business, the secret to growth is PRODUCT. What will Gap do after it has cut its footprint down as far as it can? Will it all of a sudden get creative, introducing new "emerging fashion trends?" I highly doubt it. Gap subsists on weekly discount sales and nothing more. As well, online sales won't work for clothing if there aren't enough REAL locations where one can actually try on a Gap article of clothing. The fewer real stores where only Gap-labeled products are sold, the fewer people are confident enough to make an online Gap purchase. It's a catch-22 situation, and any bump in one area will be tempered by a loss in another. But, then again, Wall Street now lives and breathes in the short-term, and consistent long-term progress is a quaint idea. Pump and dump, baby! [ less... ]
    What utter BS. You don't cut your way to success. Only hacks with no ideas attempt that route. Like with any business, the secret to growth is PRODUCT. What will Gap do after it has cut its footprint down as far as it can? Will it all of a sudden get creative, introducing new "emerging fashion trends?" I highly doubt it. Gap subsists on weekly discount sales and nothing more. As well, online sales won't work for clothing if there aren't enough REAL locations where one can actually try on a Gap article of clothing. The fewer real stores where only Gap-labeled products are sold, the fewer people are confident enough to make an online Gap purchase. It's a catch-22 situation, and any bump in one area will be tempered by a loss in another. But, then again, Wall Street now lives and breathes in the short-term, and consistent long-term progress is a quaint idea. Pump and dump, baby!
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