150 jobs cut at Abercrombie and Fitch's New Albany headquarters
NEW ALBANY, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) —
Abercrombie and Fitch announced that 150 positions were cut at the corporate level Wednesday.
The company's headquarters are in New Albany.
In a statement from an A&F spokesperson, the cuts were a part of the company's cost reduction initiatives. They said that there was "careful consideration" before the positions were eliminated.
As part of our ongoing cost reduction initiatives and after careful consideration, the Company has eliminated approximately 150 positions at the corporate level to ensure we are structured appropriately for the current retail environment. We appreciate the contributions these associates have made while with Abercrombie & Fitch and we will make certain that they are treated fairly and with respect through this process
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