Global omni-channel retailer recognized by associates for company culture and positive workplace experience
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. a leading, global omni-channel specialty retailer of apparel and accessories, announced it has been certified by Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture. The prestigious Great Place to Work® Certification™ is based entirely on current associates’ feedback about their experience working at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. This year, 93 percent of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. associates said they felt welcome upon joining the company.
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“We are honored to become Great Place to Work-Certified™. Our culture is the cornerstone of our company and something we pride ourselves on each and every day,” said Fran Horowitz, CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. “Over the past year, workplace culture has become more important than ever. I am incredibly proud of our global team for continuing to enhance our associate experience, and of our associates for helping make our culture the collaborative, welcoming, passionate environment .”
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has introduced several new initiatives for its associates, including improved workplace flexibility with permanent “work from anywhere” days and weeks, associate resource groups that aim to foster a greater sense of belonging for members of the BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ and working families communities, expanded mental wellness benefits, virtual engagement activities, and more. These initiatives supplement long-standing benefits such as a volunteer day off, where associates are given paid time off to volunteer with an organization of their choosing.
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“The Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Global Recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”