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a small country (especially in Central America) that is politically unstable and whose economy is dominated by foreign companies and depends on one export (such as bananas)

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Since its founding in 1978, Banana Republic has established itself as a brand offering a range of stylish, versatile wardrobe solutions delivering elevated design and luxurious fabrications at approachable prices to customers around the world.
The ads feature the pony-tailed Republican in two different poses, modeling Banana Republic clothes.
Gap Outlet and Banana Republic Factory Stores: Over 300 stores will be open on Black Friday (over 250 of these stores will be open for Midnight Madness) and almost 30 stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day.
We are very proud to not only be introducing Banana Republic to Russia, but also opening our 200th franchise store," said Stephen Sunnucks, president, international, Gap Inc.
Following the success of our London and Milan openings, we are delighted to bring Banana Republic to Paris and take another exciting step in our international growth strategy," said Stephen Sunnucks, president, International, Gap Inc.
In Vietnam, the first Gap stores will open this October followed by the first Banana Republic store in 2012.
Neighboring tenants include Banana Republic, Aveda, Origins, Kenneth Cole and Forever Silver.
Banana Republic Factory Store, Desigual and Sprint provide shoppers with an even broader offering of retail destinations to meet their needs.
NYSE: GPS) today announced plans to open its first Gap store in Egypt this July and its first Gap and Banana Republic stores in Morocco this October.
Neighboring retailers include Zales, which also recently signed a lease for retail space at 715 Lexington Avenue, as well as nearby Bloomingdale's, Zara, Gap, Banana Republic, Diesel and Levis.
Customers in Austria, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Slovakia and Slovenia can now shop Gap and Banana Republic from the brands' European sites ( www.
Neighboring tenants include Lucky Jeans, Banana Republic, Godiva Chocolate, Swatch and Starbucks.
Expanding on the international appeal of its London and Paris stores, the company plans to open Gap and Banana Republic flagship stores next door to each other in Milan's leading shopping area on the Corso Vittorio Emanuele in late 2010 with additional openings in other Italian cities such as Rome to follow in 2011.
National retailers like Banana Republic and Bloomingdale's continue to do strong business in this segment, taking full advantage of the 24/7 activity and abundant foot traffic.
Fisher worked in various operating roles at the company, starting as a Banana Republic store manager in 1984.