November 11, 2004
A&F Sales Rise 17%
Abercrombie & Fitch Co.'s total net sales increased 17 percent for the third quarter ended Oct. 30, reaching $520.7 million, the New Albany, OH, company said this week. Comparable-store sales rose 1 percent.
Third-quarter highlights included an 85 percent jump in net sales for teen-targeted brand Hollister as well as the launch of Ruehl, a brand aimed at post-college consumers ages 22-30.