Gap Inc. To Extend 'Black Friday' Offers and Hours Across Canada

Deals at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Factory Brands Jump Start Holiday Shopping

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Gap Inc. announced today it will give Canadians a jump start on holiday shopping by extending exciting 'Black Friday' deals and hours nationally across all of its brands.

"Not only do our customers expect amazing products from Old Navy and other Gap Inc. brands, but they also anticipate memorable shopping experiences during this significant holiday weekend. From our extended hours, to our fun and engaging in-store events, we are focused on exceeding our customers' expectations," said Tom Sands, executive vice president, Old Navy U.S.

  • Old Navy: On Black Friday, everything is on sale with featured doorbuster deals on coats, denim and tees. On Nov. 24, customers can line up early for a free New Super Mario Bros. U game for Nintendo's all new Wii U system with the purchase of $40 ($59.99 value; quantities limited and vary per store).
  • Gap: Beginning Nov. 20 to 25, Gap will offer up to 60 per cent off its entire selection. On "Bright Friday" Gap men's and women's t-shirts in an assortment of trend-right styles like rugby stripes and solids, will be on sale for just $10. GapKids and BabyGap t-shirts in solids and whimsical graphics will be reduced to $8. On Saturday and Sunday, stylish adult sweaters, perfect for gift-giving, will be marked down to $19 with children's winter accessories for just $6.

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    Gap is also introducing a new gift card program where two percent of all initial gift card purchases will be to support the Gap Inc. P.A.C.E. program - Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement - which provides female garment workers with education and training to better their lives. Gap commissioned a hand-selected group of artists and illustrators to create one-of-a-kind graphic designs for the gift card envelopes.
  • Banana Republic: On Nov. 23, Banana Republic will offer customers 40 per cent off their entire purchase. Starting December 1 through December 12, Banana Republic is launching "12 Days of Joy," an exciting program that extends a special holiday offer every time they enter the store or shop online.
  • Gap Factory Store: Beginning Nov. 15 to 26, everything at Gap Factory Stores will be up to 70 per cent off. Shop great deals on women's, men's, kid's and baby sweaters, holiday must-haves, premium denim and more.
  • Banana Republic Factory Store: Banana Republic Factory Store will offer 40 per cent off its entire selection Nov. 23 to 25.

Customers can experience Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy online with one seamless checkout and payment process and Everyday Free Shipping on any order over $50.

About Gap Inc.
Gap Inc. is a leading global specialty retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, children, and babies under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, and Athleta brands. Fiscal 2011 net sales were $14.5 billion. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in about 90 countries worldwide through about 3,000 company-operated stores, about 250 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites. For more information, please visit www.gapinc.com.

SOURCE: Gap Canada

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