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Abercrombie & Fitch Assistant Store Manager Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
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Average Interview

Manager In Training/Assistant Store Manager Interview

Manager In Training/Assistant Store Manager

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in May 2014.

Interview Details – The District Manager interviews all potential MITs (manager in training). Your personal style and view of the company is taken under consideration. It's best to wear the current season's styles

Interview Question – They ask a traditional question of "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?".   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation.


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Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Assistant Store Manager Interview

Assistant Store Manager
Paramus, NJ

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in May 2012.

Interview Details – If you are handsome/attractive, you have already been hired before you start talking. Just be on time, wear abercromie clothes and try not to talk about how much you like partying.

Interview Question – Why do you want to work here?   View Answer


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Assistant Store Manager Interview

Assistant Store Manager

Interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch

Interview Details – Very brief interview , in the mall usually, very casual interview for a casual company. Met with the district manager , who does all the hiring of the managers , sometimes the store managers sit in during the interview process.

Interview Question – where do you see your self with the company in 5 years   Answer Question


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Easy Interview

Assistant Store Manager Interview

Assistant Store Manager
Boston, MA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Interview Details – Interview with the District Manager, usually in a food court or coffee shop nearby. Interviews are standardized, so interviewer first asks you general questions about yourself (what you've been doing recently, where you graduated college and when) and then asks you a series of predetermined questions meant to give a fair run of things for each candidate. Questions generally have to do with tough situations you've been in and how you've dealt with them. There are a lot of questions and I made up or elaborated on a few of them just because I haven't been in that many situations where there was significant conflict.

Interview Questions

  • Have you ever been in a group where one of the members either didn't get along with you or didn't get along with the whole group? How did you deal with that situation?   Answer Question
  • Have you ever had a conflict with a manager or employer and if so, how did you deal with it?   Answer Question
  • How would you describe your leadership style? Provide examples.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Assistant Store Manager Interview

Assistant Store Manager
Santa Rosa, CA

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in November 2013.

Interview Details – I went in and asked if they were hiring. I got an interview the next week. A week after that I was hired. They were down management staff and I had previously worked at this company during my time in college. It was very easy for me to obtain the job.

Interview Question – What is your definition of diversity?   Answer Question


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Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Assistant Store Manager Interview

Assistant Store Manager

I applied online and interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Interview Details – It was one interview with the District Manager in the food court of the mall. She was nice and respectful during the interview. There were formal questions but it seemed very informal considering it was in the food court of the mall. An offer was made within one week.

Interview Question – There really weren't difficult questions. Questions were a mix of behavior-based and competencies i.e. how would you handle an angry customer, what are your management skills, etc. It didn't seem to matter how much related experience I had as long as I was on-point during the appropriate questions/answers. The interviewer was serious but not intimidating.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Assistant Store Manager Interview

Assistant Store Manager
Memphis, TN

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in November 2011.

Interview Details – Come in and sit in the food court with the district manager. Talk about how Abercrombie is SO cool and a great learning opportunity. Discuss the dress code more than the day to day life.

Interview Question – Do you have a significant other? (Innapropriate)   View Answer

Negotiation Details – None- take it as it is or leave.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Assistant Manager (Personnel Store Manager) Interview

Assistant Manager (Personnel Store Manager)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Interview Details – Initial interview was sat in a mall foodcourt. Informal, but structured questions on past experience in retail, supervising etc. Getting a feel for personality and how you deal with situations.

Interview Question – What does diversity mean to you?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Simple. Manager Training Program is very rigidly structured, but is actually well thought out and well paced.


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Assistant Store Manager Interview

Assistant Store Manager
Atlanta, GA

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in January 2011.

Interview Details – stupid they ask you dumb questions easy to pass, you would have to have no brain not to get hired.

Interview Question – nothing everything was meant for a 5th grader   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiation phase


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Assistant Store Manager Interview

Assistant Store Manager
Seattle, WA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in July 2013.

Interview Details – Super easy but I was recruited and I got the feeling I had the job just walking into the interview

Interview Question – None almost all questions were behavioral questions but easier than your basic STAR interview   Answer Question

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