It’s no secret that I can’t stand Abercrombie & Fitch. Apparently, though, bed bugs love this store as well as its sister store, Hollister. Racked reported last week that the Hollister store in Soho had to close temporarily because employees had been complaining about bedbug bites for three weeks and one employee even found an exoskeleton hanging off her clothes! Today, they’re reporting the closing of the South Street Seaport Abercrombie & Fitch store, also due to a bedbug infestation.
Apparently, Hollister Soho will reopen tomorrow. The company promises the bedbug problem is resolved and vows to clean up their A&F store. But bedbugs are notoriously difficult to get rid of. I’m just saying . . .