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									       Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                      Review

       Reference Code: GDRT26967FSA                                                                                      Publication Date: APR 2011

       6301 Fitch Path                     Phone            +1 614 2836500                                Revenue           3,468.8 (million USD)
       New Albany, OH                      Fax              +1 614 5776710                                Net Profit        150.28 (million USD)
       43054                               Website          www.abercrombie.co.uk                         Employees         9,000
       United States                       Exchange         ANF [New York Stock Exchange]                 Industry          Retailing

      Company Overview
       Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F) is a specialty retailer with interest in field of apparels retailing. The company operates various
       stores and websites engaged in the sale of formals, casuals and sportswear apparel for men, women and kids. It also offers
       additional related products such as personal care products and accessories. A&F, along with its subsidiaries, specializes in the
       provision of products such as knit and woven shirts, graphic t-shirts, fleece, jeans and woven pants, innerwear, sweaters,
       outerwear and many more. The company offers its products under various international retail brands such as Abercrombie &
       Fitch, Abercrombie, and Hollister.

      Key Executives                                                                 SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                   Title                     Abercrombie & Fitch Co., SWOT Analysis
      Michael S. Jeffries                   Chairman                                 Strengths                  Weaknesses

      Jonathan E. Ramsden                   Chief Financial Officer
                                                                                     Global Sourcing Strategy            Declining Operating Margin
      James B. Bachmann                     Director
      Lauren J. Brisky                      Director                                 Increasing Liquidity                Limited Geographic Coverage
      Archie M. Griffin                     Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData
                                                                                     Opportunities                       Threats
      Share Data
                                                                                     Emerging Markets Providing          Rising Manpower Cost
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co.                                                        Ladder for Growth
                                                                          67.59                                          Entry Barriers to New
                                                                             NA      Growth of On-line Shopping          Markets
       EPS (USD)
       Market Cap (million USD)                                              NA

       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                        NA
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                     Research, GlobalData
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                             87
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                          Recent Developments
                                                                                     Jan 26, 2010        Abercrombie & Fitch partners with Digby to
                                                                                                         build and manage mobile storefronts
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                     Research, GlobalData




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData




Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis                                                            Reference Code: GDRT26967FSA
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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Key Facts............................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Key Employees.................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Key Employee Biographies.................................................................................................................................................. 6
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Major Products and Services............................................................................................................................................... 7
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - History.................................................................................................................................................................................. 8
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................................................ 9
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................... 11
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 11
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 11
            Affiliate ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Business Description ......................................................................................................................................................... 13
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Corporate Strategy ............................................................................................................................................................ 14
      Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - SWOT Analysis.................................................................................................................................................................. 15
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
            Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Strengths ..................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Global Sourcing Strategy ............................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Increasing Liquidity......................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Brand Equity................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
            Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Weaknesses.............................................................................
								
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