Tag Archives: Abercrombie

SCOTUS Rules Against Abercrombie In Hijab Employment Denial Case

CNN reports: The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who has sued retailer Abercrombie & Fitch when the store failed to hire her because she wore a head scarf in observance of her religion. The court ruled 8-1 that the company failed to accommodate Samantha Elauf’s religious needs when she was not hired on the basis that ...

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AFA Cheers Newly “Family Friendly” A&F

Via press release from the AFA: Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) has been well known for using highly sexualized marketing techniques to lure young people into its stores…but that’s all changed now that the company has ousted former CEO Michael Jefferies. After 13 years of AFA’s campaigning against A&F’s trashy catalogs, shirtless models and pornographic ads, the company has shed the ...

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Abercrombie CEO Steps Down

Controversial openly gay Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Michael Jeffries stepped down yesterday after more than 20 years of helming the iconic brand. Via the Washington Post: Jeffries, 70, has led the company since 1992 and built Abercrombie into an icon of the teen fashion industry. Yet he came under fire last year for comments that resurfaced about how “a lot ...

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Abercrombie CEO: No Fatties, No Uglies

We’ve known that Abercrombie CEO Michael Jeffries was a beyond-creepy douche ever since that 2006 Slate profile, so this latest flap really isn’t very surprising.

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