Abercrombie & Fitch News Archive
Abercrombie & Fitch may want to rethink some of its exclusionary policies.
After hearing the company's CEO Mike Jeffries' remarks about how he doesn't want any overweight people wearing A&F clothing, a USC grad named Greg Karber decided to take action.
In an attempt to subvert the brand's preppy, all-American image, Greg purchased some used Abercrombie pieces from Goodwill and proceeded to hand them out to the homeless in El Lay's Skid Row.
Not only was Greg responding to the CEO's remarks about overweight customers, but also
Abercrombie & Fitch doesn't stock women's clothing in XL or XXL sizes because they don't want anybody who doesn't fit their particular body ideal to wear their clothing!
Robin Lewis, co-author of The New Rules of Retail blames Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries' personal attitude toward overweight people as the reason for the lack of plus-sized clothing on the racks.
He recently said:
At least she's not afraid to smile!
On the December/January cover of Seventeen magazine, Ashley looks vampy in her flowy red Oscar de la Renta dress, black leather vest, and spike-studded cut-out Jeffrey Campbell stilettos. Rawr!
Inside the mag, Ashley shows off her sweeter side, posing in
It's true, and it's also cray!!
Abercrombie & Fitch CEO, Michael Jeffries created a 47-page Aircraft Standards rulebook that his staff has to follow when working on his $50 million corporate jet.
Deets on the manuel surfaced when former pilot, Michael Stephen Bustin filed an age discrimination lawsuit in 2010, after he was replaced by a more youthful pilot.
Here are some of the rules:
Sex sells, but apparently not for Abercrombie & Fitch!
The retailer is known for their seksi models and provocative ads, but today's teens, aka Generation C (for creative and connected), could care less.
Marcie Merriman, founder of brand strategy consultancy PrimalGrowth, says Aber needs to reconnect with their audience
Bed bugs are as popular as designer handbags in New York City, but definitely not as fabulous!
The Urban Outfitters store on Sixth Avenue in NYC is infested with bed bugs, but the retailer has yet to confirm the nasty problem and isn't taking the necessary steps to resolve the mess.
According to a source