Fire at Gap New York Distribution Center Slows Online Orders (WSJ)

Gap Inc.’s turnaround efforts hit a glitch this week as a fire at one of the retailer’s largest distribution centers set back the company’s ability to fulfill online orders heading into the holiday season. On Monday, a fire burned through a company warehouse in Fishkill, N.Y. The building supplies Gap and Banana Republic merchandise to online and store customers primarily in the Northeast and represents about 10% of the company’s nationwide warehouse capacity.

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