Gap is Ready For Holiday Cheer

Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual holiday that, in Christianity, commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ.

Hanukkah (Hebrew: חנוכה‎, also romanized as Chanukah), also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE.

Kwanzaa is a weeklong celebration held in the United States honoring universal African heritage and culture, marked by participants lighting a kinara (candle holder).

Worldwide, interpretation of [the Winter Solstice] has varied from culture to culture, but most cultures have held a recognition of rebirth, involving holidays, festivals, gatherings, rituals or other celebrations around that time.

When Gap was founded in 1969, its targeted customers were younger generations (hence the name of the store, which refers to the generation gap of the time.

Pardon Our Dust

Gap‘s promotion strategy has been blamed for the company’s bust. Due to lack of a clear message, it has been alleged that Gap has lost contact with its core customers which the company is attempting to win back.

In 2006, [Spike Jonze] was nominated by the Director’s Guild of America for “Outstanding Achievement in Commercials in 2005.” He was nominated for a body of work that included “Hello Tomorrow” for Adidas, “Penguin” for Miller Beer, and “Pardon Our Dust” for The Gap.

In the Hall of the Mountain King (Norwegian: I Dovregubbens hall) is a piece of orchestral music, Opus 23, composed by Edvard Grieg for Henrik Ibsen’s play Peer Gynt, which premiered in Oslo on February 24, 1876. (It was later extracted as the final piece of Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46.) Although a performance of the full piece runs to only two minutes, it has attained iconic status in popular culture and is easily recognized, though not, perhaps, by name.

Gap Jumps, Jives, and Swings

Gap, Incorporated is an American clothing and accessories retailer based in San Francisco, California and founded in 1969 by Donald Fisher and Doris Fisher. The Fishers opened their first shop because they had been frustrated with the lack of decent customer service and fashionable styles at other retailers. The name was derived from the growing differences between children and adults — namely “the generation gap” — which reached its peak with the hippie movement.

Michel Gondry, born May 8, 1963 (1964 according to some sources), is a French Academy Award winning screenwriter, film, commercial, and music video director noted for his inventive visual style and manipulation of mise en scène.

The Brian Setzer Orchestra (sometimes going by the acronym BSO) is a swing/rockabilly band formed in 1990 by Stray Cats frontman Brian Setzer. The group had success covering Louis Prima’s “Jump Jive An’ Wail”.