(KTVI) – Are the executives at Abercrombie & Fitch finally going to change their sizing standards? Well, that remains to be seen, but the company did say they are looking forward to “continuing this dialogue and taking concrete steps to demonstrate our commitment to anti-bullying in addition to our ongoing support of diversity and inclusion.”
That’s what they released in a statement on Wednesday after a two-hour meeting with teen activist who traveled to Columbus, Ohio to protest outside the A&F headquarters.
According to the Huffingtonpost.com, one of the protestors told media the meeting went well and said he felt like their voices had been heard.
For weeks, the A&F brand has been under fire over comments their CEO made in a 2006 interview in which he said they don’t market to overweight people because they only market to “cool kids.” The company also does not make extra large sizes for females.
Since the outrage over the comments, A&F CEO Mike Jeffries apologized on the company’s Facebook page but never said whether or not the company would change its sizing policies.