Gap Inc. announced today that they are now offering international shipping on their e-commerce site to 55 countries, including Australia, Brazil and Mexico. Canadians will be available to shop through www.gapcanada.com this month and by the end of the year, Gap is hoping to make online shopping available in up to 65 countries.
“Online is an efficient way to reach new international customers and test the waters for our brands,” said Toby Lenk, president of Gap Inc. Direct, the company’s e-commerce division. “We’ve put together an aggressive program to grow our e-commerce business from one country to sixty-five countries this year while continuing to make the shopping experience easier and more convenient. We believe that the technology has evolved to the point where we can meet international demand and deliver an outstanding experience.”
This marks an international milestone marks an important international milestone for the company as Old Navy will now be available to purchase for customers outside North America. For the very first time customers outside of the U.S. can shop online and have items shipped from the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime and Athleta e-commerce sites.
FiftyOne, an international e-commerce expert, has partnered with Gap Inc., to facilitate online sales to international customers, in a simple and easy manner. During checkout, international customers will get their total in their own specific currency, international duty, tax and delivery costs will be added, with a guaranteed exchange rate. No hidden costs or surprise fees.
For a full list of the countries where Gap Inc. ships, please visit Gap.com.