Gap, also known as The Gap, is a chain of American clothing and accessory retail stores that can be found internationally and domestically. The Gap was founded in the year 1969 and currently has its headquarters in San Francisco, California. This company owns other popular brands such as Old Navy and Banana Republic. This company has more than 135,000 employees working throughout their many 3,727 stores across the world, with 737 of their locations found in the United States. They sell clothing, accessories, shoes, outerwear and more. It is considered to be a mid-to-high-end retailer.