A Customer Sits With An Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Bag

A Customer Sits With An Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Bag

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Companies such as Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and Safeway Inc. are among those saying price increases are difficult to achieve as 12.1 million Americans remain unemployed and rising fuel bills eat into workers’ paychecks.