Abercrombie shuts New York Store Due to Bed Bugs

The store, in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood, was closed on Wednesday, the company said. It said it was in the process of removing the bedbugs and hoped to reopen the store soon.

July 1, 2010

NEW YORK - Teen apparel chain Abercrombie & Fitch Co has closed its Hollister store in New York City due to bed bug infestation.

The store, in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood, was closed on Wednesday, the company said. It said it was in the process of removing the bedbugs and hoped to reopen the store soon.

Abercrombie & Fitch spokesman Eric Cerny had no comment on how the store closing could affect sales and profits.

Source: Reuters

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