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London: Churchill's Tailor

Barry Singer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Style
Barry Singer

Henry Poole himself was long gone even by the time Churchill arrived, but Poole's descendants continue to ply his elegant trade very close by to the family's pioneering original location on Savile Row. I decided to pay them a visit.

America's 10 Best and Worst Retailers for Summer Savings

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business

We asked bargain experts which retailers were best -- and worst -- for cutting prices during summer on everything from patio furniture and summer fashions to back-to-school supplies and laptops.

Happily Ever After: Religious Freedom Prevails at Walt Disney World

Heather L. Weaver | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics
Heather L. Weaver

When Gurdit Singh was offered a job in 2008 as a mail carrier at Walt Disney World, he was thrilled. On his first day, however, it quickly became apparent that his new job might not be the path to happily ever after he had imagined.

Would You Hire Caitlyn Jenner?

Gene Marks | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Gene Marks

We are in a world where everyone needs to be treated equally and every small business owner must provide a workplace that is fair and accommodating. A new generation of workers expect this and smart business owners will understand, adapt and prosper in order to succeed.

A Headscarf, Religious Belief, a Supreme Court Decision, and You

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 06.04.2015 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

The Seventh-day Adventist Church -- with a more than century-long track record of defending religious freedom and the rights of religious minorities -- early on recognized the critical religious liberty implications central to this case.

Religious Accommodations in the Workplace

Gad Saad | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Gad Saad

In an 8-1 decision the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of a hijab-clad woman who had been denied a job by Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) based on its "look policy" (which has since been redefined by the company).

Dave Jamieson

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Muslim Job Seeker | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 on Monday that retailer Abercrombie & Fitch may have violated workplace discrimination law when it turned do...

Abercrombie Sales Just Keep Spiraling Downward

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business

Womp, womp.

What It Was REALLY Like Working As An Abercrombie 'Model'

Alicia Cook | Posted 06.28.2015 | Women
Alicia Cook

To think that Abercrombie "got away" with celebrating everyone being "the same" in a very diverse world for this long is astounding.

Abercrombie and Fitch Infringes on Religious Freedoms

Sam Lanevi | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Sam Lanevi

I believe that businesses have the right to promote their business models because that is how they make a profit and turn the cogs of capitalism. But, I also think that businesses cannot infringe on the rights of their employees to practice their respective religious beliefs.

Abercrombie & Fitch, The Supreme Court and You

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 04.27.2015 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

The Seventh-day Adventist church and those diverse organizations who joined our amicus brief hope and pray that the Supreme Court strikes down the Tenth Circuit Court's unreasonable ruling that the burden is on a job applicant to ask for a religious exemption for rules he or she doesn't even know exist.

Justices Appear To Favor Muslim Woman Denied Job Over Headscarf

AP | Mark Sherman | Posted 03.04.2015 | Religion

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it will side with a Muslim woman who didn't get hired by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch...

Supreme Court To Hear Case Of Headscarf That Cost Muslim Teen A Job

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday (Feb. 25) will hear the case of a young Muslim woman who says the Abercrombie & Fitch clothing store i...

Challenges to My Self-Esteem

Domenick Scudera | Posted 04.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

I have a strong, healthy dose of self-esteem. This is fortunate because recently there has been a steady stream of damaging messages coming from the media, politicians and religious leaders. There are plenty of voices proclaiming that there is something wrong with me.

How Abercrombie & Fitch Brought American Muslims And Jews Together

The Daily Beast | Dean Obeidallah | Posted 12.18.2014 | Religion

Say what you want about Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F), the chain has done something special. No, I’m not talking some dazzling new clothing line for ult...

Kim Bhasin

Nothing Seems To Be Working For Abercrombie & Fitch | Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.04.2014 | Business

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.

Why Brandy Melville Should Listen to Its Plus-Size Fans

Markus Giesler | Posted 12.17.2014 | Business
Markus Giesler

Brandy Melville, the latest addition to the growing list of Lululemons, Abercrombies and American Apparels -- fashion brands who fail to understand that violating cultural sensibilities by propagating unrealistically thin and tall bodies can undermine their brand's value.

Kim Bhasin

Abercrombie's Religious Headscarf Battle Heads To Supreme Court | Kim Bhasin | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business

Abercrombie & Fitch's stringent dress code has come under fire from employees who say they were barred from wearing religious items while at work. Now...

Muslim Woman Denied Job At Abercrombie & Fitch

Reuters | Lawrence Hurley | Posted 10.02.2014 | Religion

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday said it would consider whether a Muslim woman denied a job at an Abercrombie & Fitch Co clothing store because she ...

Abercrombie & Fitch: A Sad Lesson In Branding

Jenny Darroch | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Jenny Darroch

The Great Recession wasn't a blimp on our landscape. Instead, it was a long, deep, drawn out tragic affair. Abercrombie & Fitch's sales and financial performance declined and employees were laid off.

Kim Bhasin

Abercrombie & Fitch Is Getting Rid Of Logos On Its Clothes | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business

Soon, that Hollister logo sweatshirt might be a collector's item. Abercrombie & Fitch, which owns Hollister along with its namesake chain, announc...

Abercrombie & Fitch's Downward Spiral Continues

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business

Aug 28 (Reuters) - Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co's same-store sales declined for the tenth straight quarter as it struggled to attract...

Kim Bhasin

The Man Who Made Abercrombie & Fitch Less White Just Quit | Kim Bhasin | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business

The man who made Abercrombie & Fitch's workforce less dominated by whites and men has quit the company. He will be replaced by a woman. Todd Corley...

Kim Bhasin

Why Abercrombie's Smell Makes You Anxious | Kim Bhasin | Posted 05.30.2014 | Business

The cologne stench is less powerful at Abercrombie & Fitch than it used to be, but the stores still kind of stink. This may be making customers anxiou...

Abercrombie Is Finally Over Its Bizarre Obsession With Abs

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.22.2014 | Business

They've taken the abs out of Abercrombie & Fitch. In an interview with Bloomberg News published Thursday, the company's CEO Mike Jeffries noted a n...