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Gap Narrowly Tops Earnings Estimates Amid ‘Signs of Progress’

SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Gap Inc. posted second-quarter earnings that narrowly topped analysts’ estimates, giving hope that the largest apparel-focused U.S. retailer can mount a comeback. Earnings were 60 cents a share in the quarter, excluding some items, the San Francisco-based company said in a statement Thursday. The company said earlier this month that profit would probably be 58 cent to 59 cents, with …