Abercrombie & Fitch

  • News

    Abercrombie & Fitch to cut jobs


    Fashion retailer Abercrombie Fitch is to cut 170 roles at its head office in Columbus, Ohio. The retailer will cut 9 per cent of its 2,000-strong positions to reduce costs. Abercrombie Fitch has suffered from a downturn in sales as US consumers rein in spending. Chief ...

  • Opinion

    The Retail Week – May 30, 2008


    While the American economy might be heading towards recession, New York still remains the epicentre of the retail world.

  • Opinion

    Top Banana


    Banana Republic has finally planted its first footsteps on European soil.

  • News

    Abercrombie sales jump, while Gap posts flat performance


    US fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch reported a hike in net sales for the four weeks to March 1, while competitor Gap revealed flat sales for the same period.

  • Analysis

    Overseas retailers’ bumpy landing in the UK


    It’s not easy for overseas retailers to make their mark in the UK in the present climate. Charlotte Dennis-Jones takes a look at how some are faring and finds that business is worryingly slow

  • Opinion

    Is love in the air?


    On today of all days, talk of a love affair seems appropriate. And the subject? The British shoppers’ affection for overseas retailers.

  • Opinion

    Don’t all pounce at once


    Landlords were finally given something to be pleased about last week when US retailer Hollister confirmed it had taken its first store in the UK.

  • Hollister

    Hollister to make its UK debut at Brent Cross


    Abercrombie Fitch sister brand Hollister has signed for its first store in the UK at Hammerson’s Brent Cross shopping centre in north London.

  • Analysis



    Like-for-like sales rose 3.9 per cent, driven by sales of clothing and DIY and gardening equipment because of mild, sunny weather. This was compared with a slide of 1.4 per cent for the same month last year

  • News

    Ralph Lauren to target preppy kids with Rugby


    Polo Ralph Lauren is to take on Abercrombie Fitch with new fascia Rugby, aimed at preppy teens and college kids.