All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘abercrombie and fitch’

Abercrombie Apologizes After Headquarters Protest

The heads of Abercrombie & Fitch issued an apology this week after several people traveled to the company’s headquarters in Ohio in protest. The clothing brand, which is aimed at “young, cool kids” according to CEO Mike Jeffries, has been under fire recently after comments Jeffries made in a 2006 Salon interview were re-published in a new book about retail. …

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Abercrombie Apologizes Once Again for CEO’s ‘Exclusionary’ Comments

Clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch are continuing the apology tour, once again telling those angered by comments from CEO Mike Jeffries that they’re sorry for any offense they caused. Earlier this month, comments made by Jeffries during a a 2006 interview with Salon surfaced, and they hit with a thud. Jeffries said that yes, his store is exclusionary, and implied …

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Fake Abercrombie Ads Fire Back At CEO

A woman from Tucson has a lot to say about the way Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries runs his company, and she’s getting it across with several photos meant to look like ads. Jeffries ruffled a lot of feathers a few years back when he spoke about the reasons his company doesn’t offer XL sizes and above to women. …

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Hollister, A&F Clothing Stores Unfriendly to Disabled, Says Judge

Earlier this month, Abercrombie & Fitch caught heat for comments its CEO made in the past about the company’s marketing strategy. Mike Jefferies was quoted in a new book, saying that Abercrombie & Fitch markets to “cool and popular kids” and “good-looking people,” which is why its stores do not stock extra-large female clothing. The comments sparked a backlash online …

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Kirstie Alley Slams Abercrombie CEO

Kirstie Alley isn’t happy with Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries after some remarks he made about the way his company does things. Jeffries was quoted in a Salon interview in 2006 as saying: “In every school there are the cool and popular kids, and then there are the not-so-cool kids. Candidly, we go after the cool kids. We go …

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Abercrombie & Fitch: Homeless People Given the Brand’s Clothing

Last week, Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries came under fire for comments he had made years ago. The comments, brought up in a recently published book about marketing, conveyed that Abercrombie & Fitch’s target audience is “cool and popular kids” – a category into which fat people apparently can never fall. Jefferies is quoted as stating the stores do …

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