Mapleview Shopping Centre Location Opens July 9th
TORONTO, June 14 /CNW/ - Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced it will open a
Banana Republic store in Mapleview Shopping Centre. The 6,972 sq. ft. store
will open on July 9, 2007, marking the company's first Banana Republic store
in Burlington and surrounding area.
"We're extremely excited to bring the brand to Burlington because
consumers in this market are seeking the high-quality, affordable luxury
Banana Republic offers. This is a direct response to what our customers want,"
said Tara Wickwire, spokesperson for Banana Republic (Canada). "This opening
means Banana Republic can be enjoyed by even more fashion-conscious shoppers
looking for the unique modern sense of style Banana Republic stands for."
Banana Republic, which currently has over 500 stores and annual sales of
more than $2 billion in North America, is known for offering modern
interpretations of classic fashion for women and men through elevated design
and luxurious fabrications at affordable prices. The Mapleview Shopping Centre
opening marks Banana Republic's 28th store in Canada.
About Gap Inc.
Gap Inc. is a leading international specialty retailer offering clothing,
accessories and personal care products for men, women, children and babies
under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Forth & Towne brand names. Fiscal
2006 sales were $15.9 billion. Gap Inc. operates about 3,000 stores in the
United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, France and Japan. For more
information, please visit gapinc.com.
For further information:
For further information: Media Relations: Victoria Kirk, Banana Republic
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