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Can Abercrombie & Fitch evolve?

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Michael Jeffries' perfectionist approach and focus on youthful beauty and exclusivity revived Abercrombie & Fitch in the 1990s and built the brand into a teen fashion icon, but his abrupt departure in December reflects changing tastes and shopping habits. "It took a very dominant, controlling, detail-oriented visionary to build Abercrombie. And those very same traits undermined the company, kept it from evolving," analyst Richard Jaffe said. Bloomberg Businessweek (01/22)


Victoria's Secret named first on list of favorite brands

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2015

J.C. Penney to bring back print catalog

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2015

Macy's launches collection to woo Latina shoppers

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 21, 2015

Target aims for plus-size market share with new line

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 22, 2015

J.C. Penney might open more in-store Hallmark shops

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2015

At Home swoops in on shuttered Penney's stores

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2015

Retail chiefs share a glimpse of what's in store for 2015

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 22, 2015

Sourcing key to Nordstrom's Canada success, analysts say

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 22, 2015

Carl's Jr. goes nearly au naturel in Super Bowl spot

NRF SmartBrief | Jan 22, 2015


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