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Abercrombie shuts NYC store due to bedbugs

Teen apparel chain Abercrombie & Fitch Co has closed its Hollister store in New York City due to bedbug infestation.
/ Source: Reuters

Teen apparel chain Abercrombie & Fitch Co has closed its Hollister store in New York City due to bedbug 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.