Gap closing: Five stores that are poised to fill in the Gap

With the Gap closing stores across the US, which retailer will step in and the new go-to for the American shopper?

2. Target

The launch of the discount retailer’s partnership with Italian knitwear designer Missoni crashed the Target website last month, and shoppers swept store shelves clean of Missoni items. Since launching partnerships with high-end designers back in 2002, Target has become known as much for stylish, affordable clothing as it has for the usual discount-retailer fare.

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