Blog: Leonie BarrieAu revoir to A&F catalogue

Leonie Barrie | 10 December 2003

While it’s not surprising that Abercrombie & Fitch has finally buckled under the pressure of sustained protests to halt publication of its racy catalogues, what is astonishing is that the company took so long to make the decision. Since its launch in 1997 the quarterly magazine has been getting more and more controversial, and its latest issue was so far over the mark that its future was never going to be viable. But even so, there’s no doubt that A&F has significantly raised its profile through the magalog, and its promise to replace this with “an innovative and exciting campaign in the spring" will have the watchdogs looking on closely. 

USA: A&F Pulls Plug On Quarterly Catalogue


BLOG

Sourcing execs less stressed about cost

The impact of trade protectionism, increasing market competition from e-commerce, and supply chain risk are the top concerns for US fashion industry executives in 2017, a new survey has found, overtak...

BLOG

The rise and fall of Bangladesh?

The rise of Bangladesh's garment export industry has been nothing less than spectacular – and until recently it seemed that nothing could stop its growth....

BLOG

Is Nike's delayed commitment to Amazon costing it sales?

Sports apparel retailer Nike's delay in committing to a solid sales partnership with online retail giant Amazon could possibly have seen it lose out on sales yesterday (11 July) as the e-retailer slas...

BLOG

Calls for boiler inspections in Bangladesh

Labour rights groups are calling for garment factory safety inspections to be expanded to cover boilers, after a blast at the Multifabs facility in Bangladesh last week killed at least 11 people....

just-style homepage



Forgot your password?