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More A&F flagship stores to close as fashion retailer ‘rightsizes’

Fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is continuing to shutter Hollister and A&F flagship stores across the globe, with its Fukuoka store in Japan one of the next three on the list. Starting with the high-profile Pedder Street store in Hong Kong’s Central in the first quarter of the 2017 financial year, Abercrombie & Fitch embarked on what it describes as a “global store network optimisation” program. Overnight, the company said it will close its SoHo Hollister flagship store in