Founded in 2005, Banana Republic is a luxury brand that offers apparel and accessory collections for men and women. The company offers apparel, accessories, jewelry and shoes. Its range of products for women includes skirts, pants, tops and maternity dresses. Banana Republic offers activewear, casual shirts and pants, shorts, gifts and accessories for men. Its additional products include handbags, hosiery items and socks. Maintaining various locations in Columbus, Ohio, the brand operates more than 570 stores in North America and Japan. Banana Republic provides various credit options through credit and gift cards. It also provides the option of online shopping. The brand is a part of Gap, which is one of the leading international specialty retailers that offers clothing, accessories and personal care products for men, women, children and babies.