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Historic NY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-13-11 09:51 PM
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5. I miss the old Banana Republic.
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  -Gap to shutter a third of US stores, expand globally OhioChick  Oct-13-11 09:12 PM   #0 
  - So they are moving to where the demand is  Harmony Blue   Oct-13-11 09:14 PM   #1 
  - GOOD! ALL THERE SHIT IS MADE IN CHINA ANYWAYS!  Arctic Dave   Oct-13-11 09:15 PM   #2 
  - I see lots of ads for American Apparel on this site  Art_from_Ark   Oct-14-11 02:19 AM   #13 
  - I've heard that but i have never verified it.  Arctic Dave   Oct-14-11 09:32 AM   #14 
  - no joke, Gap used to have good quality stuff but now it's crap so good riddance & good luck foisting  wordpix   Oct-14-11 09:45 AM   #16 
  - Demand is decreasing in the US, so they will leech off other countries while  RKP5637   Oct-13-11 09:16 PM   #3 
  - Opening a store in another country is "leeching off of it"?  Democat   Oct-14-11 02:03 AM   #12 
     - I was thinking in terms of what has been done here in the states will eventually be repeated in  RKP5637   Oct-14-11 09:42 AM   #15 
  - We are obsolete  Eatacig   Oct-13-11 09:49 PM   #4 
  - Yep, we are. And so is our economic system. It is obsolete for the 21st century, and  RKP5637   Oct-13-11 09:56 PM   #7 
  - I miss the old Banana Republic.  Historic NY   Oct-13-11 09:51 PM   #5 
  - Don't worry, the U.S. is going to be the new Banana Republic (nt)  thesquanderer   Oct-13-11 09:54 PM   #6 
     - Race to the bottom and we're winning! n/t  RKP5637   Oct-13-11 09:57 PM   #8 
        - Something we can win!  avaistheone1   Oct-14-11 12:28 AM   #10 
  - Economic forecast?  Downwinder   Oct-13-11 10:53 PM   #9 
  - I had no idea they were still in business.  plumbob   Oct-14-11 12:30 AM   #11 

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