Abercrombie's Public Face
Abercrombie and Fitch has finally issued a formal apology for CEO Mike Jeffries’s face.
Just kidding. They apologized for his ridiculous comments about “cool” kids.
“We sincerely regret and apologize for any offense caused by the comments we have made in the past which are contrary to (the values of diversity and inclusion)” a Read More
Teen retailers Hollister and Abercrombie & Fitch promised Black Friday shoppers 101 hot guys with their shirts off, starting at midnight. Instead, the bargain hunters who scraped their tryptophan-wasted bodies off the couch were met with a handful of NYPD officers and a half a block of yellow caution tape.
Around 12:30 this morning, Hollister was burglarized by a crowd Read More
If you’ve ever gone shopping in New York City, you’ve likely been an unwitting guest of Jeff Sutton. He is a discreet host, but an expansive one.
Among other properties, he controls: the 33,000-square-foot American Eagle at the corner of Broadway and Houston Street; the 40,000-square-foot Armani flagship in 717 Fifth, soon to house an 18,400-square-foot Dolce & Gabbana; the 20,000-square-foot Abercrombie & Fitch store up the street at 720 Fifth; the 46,000-square-foot American Girl Place down the street at 609 Fifth; 1551 Broadway in Times Square, which includes the four-floor American Eagle Outfitters flagship; the Aeropostale lease at 1515 Broadway; 141 Fifth in the Flatiron, where Cole Haan supplanted a Bath & Body Works; the Polo Ralph Lauren space at 379 West Broadway in Soho; several spots in and around Herald Square, including the Foot Locker House of Hoops, Aeropostale, Aldo, Geox, American Eagle and Esprit; and 747 Madison Avenue, the location of the Valentino flagship. Just last week, he teamed with SL Green, the city’s biggest commercial landlord, on the $136 million purchase of 1552 Broadway, which contains the Times Square TGI Friday’s.
That is just a sampling.
It was 93 degrees the other afternoon, but it felt hotter. Especially outside the Abercrombie & Fitch store on Fifth Avenue, where a gaggle of blonde Belgian girls patiently awaited their opportunity to enter the temple of summery checkered shirts, mildly distressed fabrics and the most chiseled employees this side of a Friday Night Lights Read More