Gap (GPS) is about to open its first store in South Africa. The retailer is set to unveil its...

|By:, SA News Editor

Gap (GPS) is about to open its first store in South Africa. The retailer is set to unveil its first store in an upscale mall, and sees it as a steppingstone onto a continent where the average economic growth is faster than 5% and the average age is 19 — a nice fit for a chain catering to the young and hip at subluxury prices.