Abercrombie & Fitch

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Abercrombie & Fitch
TypePublic (NYSEANF)
S&P 500 Component
IndustryFashion retail[1]
When it was created1892
People who started itDavid T. Abercrombie, Founder
Ezra Fitch, Co-Founder
HeadquartersNew Albany, Ohio, United States
Area servedUnited States, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France, Denmark, and Japan
Key peopleMichael S. Jeffries, Chairman & CEO
Bruce Weber, photographer
John Urbano, marketing film director
Money earnedEntire Company:
Increase US$3.54 Billion (FY 2009)[2]
A&F alone:
Increase $1.6 billion (FY 2007)[3][4]
Net incomeIncrease US$272 Million (FY 2009)[2]
EmployeesEntire Company: 10,000 (2008)
DivisionsAbercrombie kids, Hollister Co., Gilly Hicks
An Abercrombie & Fitch store

Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSEANF) (A&F) is an American clothing retailer sold as a lifestyle brand. The company has four brands: the Abercrombie & Fitch brand, abercrombie kids, Hollister Co., and Gilly Hicks. The company also had another brand called RUEHL No.925 which closed in January 2010. Stores operate in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France, Denmark, and Japan. It was created by David Abercrombie and Ezra H. Fitch.[5] Abercrombie & Fitch was created in 1892. In this year, David Abercrombie opened the first store in New York City.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Teen fashion retailer Abercrombie says first Asian store to open in Tokyo in 2009". International Herald Tribune. The New York Times Company. August 7, 2007. Retrieved 2008-09-26.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Abercrombie & Fitch Company (ANF) annual SEC income statement filing via Wikinvest
  3. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) 10-K 2007, "Financial Summary", p. 34
  4. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) First Quarter Earnings Release 2008
  5. View Competitors for Abercrombie & Fitch Company (ANF)