Making headway in the ongoing operational revamp at its namesake brand, Gap Inc. on Wednesday announced it will wind down all company-owned Gap and Gap Outlet stores in the U.K. and Ireland. The brand has had a presence in the U.K. since 1987 and in Ireland since 2006. The stores will shut down “in a phased manner” from the end of August through September, according to a company press release. Gap will continue to run its e-commerce business in both countries. Gap also said that it’s negotiating with French apparel retailer Hermione People and Brands to take over its stores in France. In March, Italian fast-fashion retailer OVS announced it will sell Gap clothing online and in some stores. Read more at Retail Dive.