GapKids is a chain of retail stores that offers a variety of apparel for children. Its stores provide shirts, pants, jeans, sweaters and shorts in various designs, colors and styles. The chain s stores offer outerwear and polo shirts. GapKids maintains sleepwear and underwear departments. Its stores also provide a range of accessories, such as socks, hats and belts. The chain s stores offer products under the Piperlime brands. GapKids is a part of Gap, which operates more than 3,100 stores throughout the United States, Canada, France, Ireland, Japan and the United Kingdom. The parent company maintains a staff of over 150,000 employees.