The Banana Republic is an online retailer and store operating company operating their operation across the world. The company fully owned by the Gap Inc. In 1978, the company was founded by Mel Ziegler and Patricia Ziegler as Banana Republic Travel & Safari Clothing Company. As of 2018, the current Chief Executive Officer of the company is Art Peck. The first women global styles ambassador of the brands in 2016 is Olivia Palermo.
The first store of the company opened in Mill Valley area of Northern California. The company renamed as the Banana Republic after the acquisition by Gap Inc. The clothing company rebranded the mainstream luxury clothing retailer. The organization for customers also offers the Banana Republic Credit Card.
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In the United States, the company operates more than 500 stores and 40 stores in Canada. The first store of the company outside the United States opened in 2005 at Tokyo. The company stated they would close their United Kingdom store due to falling sales. The organization shipped their clothing products in 20 countries through their website.
The Banana Republic provides a variety of shoes for women customers named as Heels, Boots, Flats, Sneakers, Slides and Sandals. The company provides several types of accessories to customers named as Handbags, Hats, Scarves, Belts, Sunglasses, Ties & Pocket Squares, Jewelry and many more. The Banana Republic Gift Card is available on their website. The card delivered to the customers within 3-5 business days. The company sends Gift Card with a special envelope. The e-Gift Card is also provided by the company which will be mailed to customers within minutes. The customers also choose a delivery date for their eGift Card.