Abercrombie -- the brand that haunted your middle school days and made you think that wearing two polos stacked on top of each other would suddenly make you popular -- is dying. And I am here to sing its eulogy from the treetops.
On Monday, Abercrombie & Fitch faced a major defeat in its interpretation of religious discrimination law and employees of faith, especially visibly religious minorities, breathed a collective sigh of relief.
To think that Abercrombie "got away" with celebrating everyone being "the same" in a very diverse world for this long is astounding.
If the Supreme Court imposes stringent notice requirements on job applicants and employees, it will set the clock back on religious rights in the workplace by decades. Employers will be able to duck their heads into the sand any time a visibly religious Sikh, Muslim or Jew walks in.
This week's Businessweek cover is really something. A representative from Abercrombie declined to comment on the magazine
Teens once flocked to Abercrombie, lured by the perceived coolness of the A&F name and trademark moose logo. But the retailer was slow to adapt when fashion trends shifted and customers began shunning logos.
A lower court ruled in her favor, saying Abercrombie was liable for religious discrimination. Then, an appeals court reversed
Abercrombie expects to close up to 60 stores in the U.S. this year, the company said. Hollister operates around 600 stores
The candidates also struggled to say anything positive about each other, falling flat in Civil Beat editorial board meetings
While Abercrombie has received praise in some areas for its inclusive environment -- a company press release notes that the
The company also said it plans to hire brand presidents for its Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, and Hollister brands
A&F reported a net loss of $15.6 million, or 20 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Nov. 2 compared with net income
Struggling fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co said it would expand sizes, colors and fits for all its styles next year, as it seeks to win back its teen customers.
Yeah, we haven't been in a while... A&F might have also had a problem with the fact that no one had heard of one of their
Company executives also told analysts that the retailer plans to increase average selling prices in the mid-single digit
At least three analysts cut their price targets on A&F's stock and others were looking for the company to explain its plans
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