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You No Longer Have To Be 'Hot' To Work At Abercrombie

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.24.2015 | Style

You no longer have to be "hot" to work at Abercrombie & Fitch. Starting Friday, according to Bloomberg retail reporter Lindsay Rupp, the preppy br...

Businessweek's Abercrombie Cover Is Really... Something

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business

This week's Businessweek cover is really something. The cover goes along with the magazine's latest feature, "The Aging of Abercrombie & Fitch...

Abercrombie's Controversial CEO Is Finally Stepping Down

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn & Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business

He once said the brand was "exclusionary" and that it only marketed to the "cool kids."

Kim Bhasin

Nothing Seems To Be Working For Abercrombie & Fitch

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Kim Bhasin

Abercrombie's Religious Headscarf Battle Heads To Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Kim Bhasin

Abercrombie & Fitch Is Getting Rid Of Logos On Its Clothes

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Kim Bhasin

The Man Who Made Abercrombie & Fitch Less White Just Quit

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

9 CEOs With The Worst Reputations

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre and Vince Calio | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

A good manager understands the contribution of his or her employees. In return, managers often receive the respect of their workers. And indeed, more ...

Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries Loses His Job As Chairman

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2014 | Business

Jan 28 (Reuters) - Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co said it separated the roles of chairman and chief executive officer and abandoned a pl...

Dear Abercrombie: Thank You for Allowing Us 'Fat, Uncool' Kids to Buy Your Clothing Online

Tony Posnanski | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony Posnanski

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.

Kim Bhasin

Furious Investor Calls For New Abercrombie CEO

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.03.2013 | Business

An activist investor says the replacement of Abercrombie & Fitch Chief Executive Officer Mike Jeffries is "not just needed, but absolutely required." ...

Abercrombie Continues To Struggle

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Teen clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co, struggling to keep up with the fast-changing tastes of young shoppers, reported a ...

Abercrombie Is In Big Trouble

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

(Corrects paragraph 12 to change Cowen analyst's surname to Kernan, from Karnan) Nov 6 (Reuters) - Abercrombie & Fitch Co's shares we...

Abercrombie Clothes 'Designed To Be Widely Offensive On Purpose,' Says Former Employee

Posted 10.10.2013 | Style

At this point, it's safe to say that most people don't consider Abercrombie & Fitch the most desirable place to work. But the horror stories aren't ov...

Kim Bhasin

The Big Problem With Abercrombie's Employee Dress Code

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

Anna Zakhlyebayeva arrived for her first day of work at a Hollister store in Olympia, Wash., wearing a navy blue Hollister tank top, dark Hollister je...

Abercrombie In Hot Water Again

Reuters | Chine Labbe | Posted 07.25.2013 | Business

PARIS (Reuters) - France's official human rights watchdog said on Wednesday it was investigating Abercrombie & Fitch Co over concerns the U.S. clothi...

Abercrombie CEO REALLY Hates This Color

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries reportedly hates the color black so much that he refuses to carry it in his store or let employees wear it. Ever...

Jillian Berman

Abercrombie Anti-Bullying Campaign 'Not Enough,' Critics Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business

Abercrombie & Fitch is making efforts to respond to critics’ claims that the brand excludes certain shoppers by sponsoring an anti-bullying campaign...

Kim Bhasin

Here's What Happens When Protesters Stand Up To Abercrombie

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business

Heather Arnet was escorted into the Abercrombie & Fitch headquarters in New Albany, Ohio, flanked by her contingent of 16 teenage girls. It was late 2...

A&F 'Larger' Female Employees Had To Wear Men's Clothes To Work?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.31.2013 | Women

After weeks of controversy regarding Abercrombie & Fitch's limited clothing sizes for women, its CEO's disdain for customers that aren't "cool kids" a...

A&F: Exclusive or Exclusionary?

Robin Lewis | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Robin Lewis

How and why did a little "spark" in the news seven years ago become a conflagration today?

Donny Deutsch Unloads On Abercrombie CEO

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

Longtime advertising executive and television personality Donny Deutsch just joined the long list of Mike Jeffries haters. Deutsch, chairman of ad...

Abercrombie Announces Plummeting Sales Amid Controversy

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.24.2013 | Business

Abercrombie and Fitch suddenly has much bigger problems to deal with than an overly-opinionated CEO. The retailer announced Friday that U.S. sales...

Abercrombie & Fitch: Sorry!

Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

Abercrombie & Fitch has apologized, again. In recent weeks, the retailer has seen its brand's popularity plummet after Business Insider resurfaced ...