Abercrombie & Fitch
2.8 of 5 1,779 reviews
www.abercrombie.com New Albany, OH 5000+ Employees

Abercrombie & Fitch Reviews

Updated Apr 12, 2014
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2.8 1,779 reviews

                             

31% Approve of the CEO

Abercrombie & Fitch Chairman and CEO Mike Jeffries

Mike Jeffries

(975 ratings)

40% of employees recommend this company to a friend
1,779 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Pleasant work environment; social and laid-back"
    in 85 reviews
  • "The staff is fun and mostly good looking people which is a plus if you are single"
    in 34 reviews
Cons:
  • "This job will pay minimum wage, which is okay if you are in high school"
    in 178 reviews
  • "Work/Life Balance - They don't care about what's going on outside of work"
    in 57 reviews
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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch

Proswork was always super easy and thoughtless

Consthere were not many cons.

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Working as a model.

Model (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time for more than a year

ProsFun work environment, great opportunities to meet people working in the fashion industry, great part time opportunity job besides school because the flexible availability.

ConsShifts are tend to be irregular. The bad reputation that abercombie has.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Easy, but not fun

Model (Current Employee)
Scranton, PA

I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time for more than a year

ProsEmployee discount (even though it's just 30% and occasionally 50% on some items), not difficult work, I have known people who were sent to other countries to work at new opening stores abroad which is very exciting

ConsMinimum wage with very, very slim chance of a raise, boring, not fun, basically have to buy clothes to wear to work, no one really stays for a long time (although I have been here for two years, but have not moved at all for position or salary-wise)

Advice to Senior ManagementGive more incentives for people to stay longer and work harder, like pay raises or increased discounts

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Abercrombie & Fitch Model

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch

Prosgreat staff and management, very flexible on hours. typical day would be cleaning and selling merchandise, and greeting customers at the door.

Conslow- pay; not much room for advancement

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Fake-it till you Make-it

Assistant Manager (Former Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time for more than a year

ProsLittle oversight from upper management

ConsLittle oversight from upper management

Advice to Senior ManagementPay more attention to those employees who put out the extra effort.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Perfect If Your 17 & Under

Model, Sales Associate (Former Employee)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch part-time for more than a year

ProsFlexibility and Overtime Opportunities.

ConsDoes not promote individuality.
Perfume is sprayed too often and the store itself is really dark.
Employee discount isn't all that high and you have to buy the clothes every time the floor plan changes.
NO CHANCE OF A PAY INCREASE EVER!

Advice to Senior ManagementHair choices and nail polish is not up for you to decide.
Increase employee discount if we have to buy your clothes every time a trend changes.
Decrease how many times you spray your fragrances

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Their reasoning for slowing sales: ANF Managers were not recruiting good looking people.

Manager (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat benefits, relaxed work environment

ConsMost promotions were to fill turnover rather than highlighting talent. Low pay for long hours. Constant preaching of beautiful people = strong sales, as well as, beautiful people = low shrink rates ... "cool kids don't steal" .... Management seemed to grow out of touch with reality, they never changed the business model. The entire brand is based on perception, not innovation.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Casual Luxury

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch

ProsCasual environment with fun coworkers.

ConsMinimum wage and minimal hours.

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Model

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Abercrombie & Fitch

ProsGreat people to work with, very friendly and welcoming
Casual atmosphere

ConsExcess of employees, so not to many shifts availible

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A&F

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch

ProsFun culture and part-time employees

ConsNot enough hours or hourly wage

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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