However, comparable store sales fell 5% year-on-year over the period. Gap International saw comparable sales slide 4%. Only the group’s Banana Republic chain showed a growth, with like-for-likes up 1%.
Overall, net sales were flat at $3.9 billion (£1.9bn) for Q3, while online sales grew 36% to $247m (£119.6m), compared with $182m (£88.17m) for the same quarter last year.
Chairman and chief executive Glenn Murphy said: "During the third quarter, we made progress in driving earnings growth by managing our inventory and reducing expenses. Our brands are focused on the upcoming holiday season and providing customers with a compelling store experience."