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Gap, Banana Republic stores to shut in Singapore


SINGAPORE: American clothing brands Gap and Banana Republic are shutting their stores in Singapore, according to FJ Benjamin which manages the stores here.

“FJ Benjamin is closing down its remaining two Banana Republic and three Gap stores in Singapore by the end of this month following a decision not to renew the franchise which expires on Feb 28,” a spokesman told Channel NewsAsia.

Gap first hinted about the closure on Tuesday (Feb 13) with a Facebook post promoting a storewide sale as they were “saying goodbye”.

In another Facebook post on Wednesday, Banana Republic said that there were “just 6 days left till we say our final goodbye”.

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