These Volunteers Are Battling Idaho’s Government To Expand Medicaid
State legislators in Idaho have refused to accept federal funding that could help thousands without health insurance get coverage. Meet “Reclaim Idaho,” the group that’s trying to do what elected officials won’t and put Medicaid expansion up for a vote in November.
Gap's Big Bet On Athleta And The New Way American Women Dress
The operator of Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic has struggled with falling sales at its core chain. But its newest, fastest-growing brand is riding high as more women dress in workout gear, even when there isn't a yoga studio in sight.
Meet Gap's New CEO: The "Digital Guy" Preparing For More Clicks Than Footsteps
In his first interview since being tapped as Gap Inc.'s new CEO, Art Peck tells BuzzFeed News the company is facing the biggest change in retail since the rush to the suburbs and rise of big-box stores in the 1950s and 60s.
Customers Can Now Use The Web To Reserve Clothes At Every Gap And Banana Republic Store
Shoppers can hold up to five pieces of merchandise at U.S. stores until closing the next day without any obligation to make a purchase. The chains aim to close the gap between merchandise displayed online and what’s carried in stores.
Gap Raising Minimum Wage For More Than 65,000 U.S. Employees To $10 Next Year
The owner of Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta, Piperlime, and Intermix said it will raise the current $7.25 minimum wage for its workers to $9 this year and to $10 in 2015. Update: Gap executive Art Peck tells BuzzFeed, "It's coinciding with the national debate, but honestly, this was a business decision."