So gone is the legendary “Look Policy” for employees, which banned French-tip manicures, certain hair-styling products and
The cover goes along with the magazine's latest feature, "The Aging of Abercrombie & Fitch," which chronicles the rise and
He once said the brand was "exclusionary" and that it only marketed to the "cool kids."
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.
Lately, Abercrombie's "Look Policy," which governs the outward appearance of its salespeople, has been a point of contention
Hollister unveiled its new store concept in November 2013. (Photo: Hollister analyst day presentation) But the change so
While Abercrombie has received praise in some areas for its inclusive environment -- a company press release notes that the
Abercrombie's sales have fallen off a cliff over the past year and the formerly cool retailer -- known for its razor focus
Dobroski noted that the relationship between overall rating and CEO approval was not a surprise to him. “The same is conversely
The move comes more than a month after shareholder Engaged Capital LLC urged the retailer to replace current Chief Executive
The best part of this, that very few people caught, is that they are for now only going to sell the "plus-size" clothing online. Not at the stores. Apparently, Abercrombie has standards. The "fat, uncool" women cannot go into the stores. They can shop online, where they belong.
Welling criticized Abercrombie's leadership for what he said were "many years of mismanagement," slamming Jeffries and his
"We expect promotional levels through the holiday season to maintain the depth and aggressiveness seen in September and October
Brokerages including Jefferies, Cowen, and Brean Capital cut their price targets on the company's stock by between $3 and
At this point, it's safe to say that most people don't consider Abercrombie & Fitch the most desirable place to work. But
Even in the teen fashion industry, where retail workers are expected to wear the style of clothes they sell, Abercrombie & Fitch stands out for its draconian dress code.
Although Abercrombie’s army of store workers must follow the uncompromising outfit rules, the atmosphere is very different
The company did not immediately have a comment in response to the investigation when contacted by Reuters about it. (Reporting
Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries reportedly hates the color black so much that he refuses to carry it in his store or
Abercrombie & Fitch is making efforts to respond to critics’ claims that the brand excludes certain shoppers by sponsoring