Does It Really Matter That Abercrombie & Fitch Doesn't Make Clothes For Fat People? Let's be honest: Does it really matter that Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries doesn’t want fat people shopping in his retail clothing stores? The answer is a resounding "no." Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF), like every other business in the United States, started out with an idea. That idea, which still holds true long after the company’s conception in 1892, was to make clothing for a core brand of consumers that can be best described as cool, sexy and young -- a pretty good idea.
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