I think the output gap is around zero percent, plus or minus 0.5 percentage points.
Gap has lost its cool. Once you get in the stores it’s kind of numbing; there isn’t any focus.
The 8.5 percentage-point gap in cost increases between a best-performing and a poor-performing company is very significant. Through focused initiatives such as building data warehouses and using hard-dollar ROI calculations, best-performing companies lower cost trends,...
Paul Pressler may be the wrong person to run the Gap.
A paucity of material can open up just as many possibilities.