Old Navy Celebrating Birthday By Rendering Selfies In Balloons For Some Reason

Old Navy Celebrating Birthday By Rendering Selfies In Balloons For Some Reason

Twenty years ago, I was impressed with technology that let me print a pixelated version of my own picture on a dot matrix printer in my middle school technology class. I also was impressed with a new Gap brand then in pilot phase, called “The Old Navy Clothing Company.” Now people photograph ourselves daily, and Old Navy is everywhere. The clothing brand is celebrating its 20th anniversary with…pixelated selfies. [More]

Gap Promises To Increase Worker Minimum Wage To $10/Hour… In A Year Or So

Gap Promises To Increase Worker Minimum Wage To $10/Hour… In A Year Or So

While lawmakers argue about the possible benefits and risks of raising the federal minimum wage by more than 25%, the CEO of Gap Inc. says it will gradually increase its lowest wage tier to $10 an hour over the next two years. [More]

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Why Won’t Old Navy Exchange My Jeans That Won’t Fit?

If you go shopping on Black Friday at a clothing store, you should take the time to brave the fitting rooms, no matter how long the lines are. Nick learned this the hard way, buying three pairs of jeans for $15 each. He made it out of the store unscathed, but when he got home, found that the jeans didn’t fit. Boo. Oh, well, he can just take them back to the store and swap them for the correct size, right? Not so fast! [More]

Which Is Worse: Using Your Daughter To Shoplift, Or Abandoning Her At The Police Station?

Which Is Worse: Using Your Daughter To Shoplift, Or Abandoning Her At The Police Station?

It’s bad enough to involve your 11-year-old daughter in a shoplifting scheme, but to then refuse to pick her up from the police station after you get away? That’s more than bad parenting. That’s just mean. [More]

One In Three Gap Stores In U.S. Will Be Closed By End Of 2013

One In Three Gap Stores In U.S. Will Be Closed By End Of 2013

Earlier today, the folks at once-mammoth clothing retailer Gap Inc. announced plans to shutter even more of its namesake Gap stores in the U.S. over the next 14.5 months, bringing the total number of stores to only 700 by the end of 2013. [More]

Old Navy Promises Me $100 In Merchandise, Falls Short

Old Navy Promises Me $100 In Merchandise, Falls Short

Something’s rotten in the state Denmark and by Denmark, we actually mean Old Navy. Customer Christine says she bought into a grab bag deal advertised by the clothiers for a $20 bag with $100-$125 worth of marked down merchandise. The purported markdown value, she says, was to be $40-45. But that’s not what she got. [More]

Old Navy's Off-Putting Button Design

Old Navy's Off-Putting Button Design

When Jeff was shopping at Old navy with his wife, he got bored and zoomed in on the sweater buttons. What he found was not something that encouraged him to try one on. As you can see from the picture, the buttons seem to be emblazoned with swastikas. [More]

Long-Armed Mannequin Scares People At Old Navy

Long-Armed Mannequin Scares People At Old Navy

Chad saw this mannequin at a Kansas Old Navy. His freakishly long left arm would be the ideal genetic mutation for Black Friday, allowing one to reach products on shelves from a great distance. [More]

Why Do Stores Keep Sending Me Someone Else's Stuff?

Why Do Stores Keep Sending Me Someone Else's Stuff?

Consumerist reader Valerie is in a bit of a pickle — over the last couple of weeks, packages have been piling up at her doorstep, which would be nice if she had actually ordered them. [More]

Old Navy 36" Pants Actually 41"

Old Navy 36" Pants Actually 41"

Your pants are lying to you. An Esquire investigation found that different clothing stores have greatly varying definitions of waistline size. Old Navy was the worst offender. Their “36 inch” pants measured actually at 41 inches. At the GAP, 36 inches actually means 39. Guess we need to start going to stores with conversion charts in hand. [More]

This Old Navy Hasn't Yet Grasped Concept Of "Sale"

This Old Navy Hasn't Yet Grasped Concept Of "Sale"

Generally speaking, when a store advertises an item as being “on sale,” they usually mean that the price of said item has been discounted. But it looks like Old Navy’s Fundamentals Sale includes some items that are merely just for sale. [More]

Up-To-The-Minute Coupon Codes For Hot Sales

Up-To-The-Minute Coupon Codes For Hot Sales

The deal aficionados on the FatWallet message boards have various discussion threads devoted to providing the most current coupons for a slew of stores. Rather then dig for them, here’s a master list of their official store coupons and clearance threads. Members routinely get rid of dead coupons and post new ones, so this is definitely one to bookmark: [More]

Murder Suicide At Downtown Chicago Old Navy

Murder Suicide At Downtown Chicago Old Navy

The Chicago Tribune reports that a man walked into the Old Navy store at State and Washington in Chicago’s Loop and shot his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself, sending panicked shoppers flooding out of the store. [More]

Old Navy Refunds Entire Coat Purchase Price When Buttons Fall Off

Old Navy Refunds Entire Coat Purchase Price When Buttons Fall Off

Old Navy produces solid, inexpensive clothing, but isn’t a brand that one normally associates with high-end customer service. Yet Ashley had such a great experience after a catastrophic coat button loss, she just had to share. She tells Consumerist that after some decorative buttons fell off her coat, the company simply gave her a store credit for the full purchase price of the coat. [More]

Old Navy Raising Prices By 50 Cents In 'Sale'

Lisa spotted these not-so-enticing deals somewhere on Old Navy’s website. [More]

No More Free Online Returns From Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Atheleta

No More Free Online Returns From Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Atheleta

Reader Joe sent us a tip that Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Atheleta have changed their online return policy. “They now deduct 6$ from the return refund, no questions asked… ” he wrote. Well, that’s not exactly it. Here’s the official word from Gap Inc.

http://consumerist.com/2009/04/28/if-youre-seeking-a-price/

If you’re seeking a price adjustment on your Gap clothes, don’t put it off. Heather writes in to warn that the price adjustment period at the Gap and Banana Republic has been reduced from 14 days to 7. Old Navy remains at 14 days.

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