Abercrombie & Fitch Co


  • Business Highlights Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:57 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.

  • *Russian troops in Ukraine spur concern. NEW YORK, Aug 28- U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday after the latest tension between Ukraine and Russia snapped the focus of investors back to the volatile region, but U.S. economic data helped curb losses.

  • Abercrombie, Williams-Sonoma are big market movers Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Abercrombie& Fitch Co., down $2.13 to $41.87. Guess Inc., down $2.26 to $23.38.

  • Abercrombie drops large logos from its US clothes Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 2:44 PM ET
    A customer carries an Abercrombie & Fitch shopping bag from a store in New York.

    Abercrombie is trying to revamp its image after its CEO stirred controversy by saying the company's clothes were made for cool kids, not fat people.

  • *Russian troop movements in Ukraine spurs concern. NEW YORK, Aug 28- U.S. stocks fell moderately on Thursday after the latest flare of tensions between Ukraine and Russian forces, snapping investors' focus back on the volatile region, though losses were tempered by the latest batch of U.S. economic data.

  • Here are the problems facing retailers Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:51 PM ET
    Sale sign in window of Abercrombie & Fitch store

    Retailers are under pressure due to elevated promotions, nimble competitors and kids' preference of tech over clothes.

  • Aug 28- Abercrombie& Fitch Co is finally shedding its traditional logo-focused apparel, clothes that made the brand one of the most sought after among teens in the past two decades. While a pair of women's skinny jeans from Abercrombie would set a shopper back by about $75, the same could cost less than $10 at Forever 21 or H&M, according to company websites.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Williams-Sonoma Inc. fell 12.0 percent to $65.93. Guess Inc. fell 8.8 percent to $23.38.

  • Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The Abercrombie& Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. Shares of Abercrombie& Fitch Co. tumbled Thursday after reporting weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere.

  • Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending stock indexes lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth. Ukraine's president said Russian forces have entered his country. Williams-Sonoma plunged 11 percent and Abercrombie& Fitch fell 5 percent.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 28- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after Ukraine's president said Russian forces had been brought into his country, bringing concerns over the volatile region back into focus and overshadowing some positive economic data.

  • Screen-obsessed teens threaten apparel retailers Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 9:42 AM ET
    Nicole Myers, 19, a model, outside of the Apple store in New York, Aug. 25, 2014. For teenage apparel retailers, screen-obsessed teenagers who care less about the latest clothing trend and more about the newest smartphone, computer, gaming and music technology pose a big threat to the still-important back-to-school sales season.

    Many teens say social cachet these days involves waving the latest hand-held technology not wearing the latest fashions, the NYT reports.

  • US stock futures cut losses after claims, GDP data Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    Stock futures reduced their drop Thursday, after the second estimate for second-quarter economic growth came in better than expected.

  • UPDATE 1-Abercrombie comparable sales continue slide Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    Aug 28- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co's same-store sales declined for the tenth straight quarter as it struggled to attract customers who held back discretionary spending amid wage cuts and fewer jobs.

  • Abercrombie beats Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    NEW ALBANY, Ohio— Abercrombie& Fitch Co. on Thursday reported earnings of $12.9 million in its fiscal second quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 10 cents per share. Analysts expected $917 million, according to Zacks.

  • Early movers: ANF, DG, GS, JPM, C, GSK, WSM & more Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Abercrombie second-quarter sales fall 6 pct Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    Aug 28- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co's quarterly sales fell 6 percent as customers cut back on discretionary spending amid wage cuts and fewer jobs. The company's shares were down 8 percent in premarket trading on Thursday.

  • Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    The escalating conflict in Ukraine, disappointing retail earnings and profit outlooks combined to weigh down the market, eclipsing some good news on the U.S. economy and labor market. "The key driver was largely the Ukraine news and the uncertainty of what that means," said Erik Davidson, deputy chief investment officer at Wells Fargo Private Bank.

  • CSI Mad Money: Cramer's 5 stocks left for dead Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    "At some point this year, all these stocks were brutally slaughtered," Cramer said.

  • Dog days of August could bring surprise for stocks Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 6:39 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Geopolitical headlines could rattle markets in the week ahead as focus shifts away from the Fed.