Teen activist to meet with Abercrombie CEO

Teen activist to meet with Abercrombie CEO

Salon.com: Teen activist Benjamin O’Keefe’s petition calling on Abercrombie & Fitch to stop discriminating against people above a size 10 quickly seems to have caught the attention of company CEO Mike Jeffries.

O’Keefe will meet with Jeffries at the retailer’s Ohio headquarters on Tuesday to discuss the CEO’s 2006 comments to Salon that Abercrombie only sells clothes to “cool kids,” the “attractive all-American kid with a great attitude and a lot of friends. A lot of people don’t belong [in our clothes], and they can’t belong.”

 

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