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Old Navy rescues Gap Inc results

At headline level, the latest Gap Inc results are not too bad. Overall revenue rose by 1.1 per cent, a respectable increase that is some way above that posted over the last two quarters. Net income also increased by 12.3 per cent compared to the previous year. Unfortunately, behind the headline, it is the same old story. Old Navy is driving group performance while the other two leading brands are struggling. Admittedly, the 0.8 per cent US revenue decline at Gap and the 2.6 per cent dip at Banan