Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. Boeing operates in five segments: Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS), Global Services & Support (GS&S), and Boeing Capital Corporation (BCC). The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry. This segment also offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spares, training, maintenance documents, and technical advice to commercial and government customers. The BMA segment engages in the research, development, production, and modification of military aircraft and precision engagement, and mobility products and services. The N&SS segment involves in the research, development, production, and modification of products and services to assist customers in transforming their operations through network integration, intelligence and surveillance systems, communications, architectures, and space exploration. The GS&S segment provides logistics support functions for military platforms and operations. The BCC segment facilitates, arranges, structures, and provides financing solutions for its commercial airplanes customers. Its financing portfolio consists of equipment under operating leases, finance leases, notes and other receivables, assets held for sale or re-lease, and investments. Boeing also engages in engineering, operations, and technology activities.
Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS) operates as a specialty retailing company. Gap offers clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, children, and babies under the Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, and Athleta brand names. Gap's products include wardrobe basics, such as denim, khakis, and T-shirts; fashion apparel; casual apparel and accessories; maternity apparel; women's underwear, sleepwear, loungewear, and sports and active apparel; and shoes and accessories. Gap also franchises agreements with unaffiliated franchisees to operate Gap and Banana Republic stores worldwide. As of March 24, 2010, Gap operated approximately 3,100 stores in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Japan, and Ireland. Gap also offers its products through catalogs, as well as gap.com, bananarepublic.com, oldnavy.com, piperlime.com, and athleta.com Web sites.
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