two-story, 14,111 square foot store opened in Via del Corso, one of the
city’s main shopping districts on Saturday, July 30. It will feature
Gap adult, GapKids, babyGap, and GapBody clothing ..The company made its first move on the Italian market with the launch of its flagship stores in Milan last November ..“The
opening of our first flagship in Rome, a city at the heart of the arts
and culture, as well as a top global tourist destination, is an exciting
development in our European growth,” said Stephen Sunnucks, president,
International, Gap Inc ..Gap announced last month it is set to open
its first store in Egypt and its first Gap and Banana Republic stores
in Morocco this October ..As part of the company’s ongoing strategy
to expand its share of the European apparel market, the company expects
to open four additional Gap and Banana Republic stores in Italy this
year .