New Year's resolutions for 8 big companies

Difficult to write and even harder to keep, New Year's resolutions are little promises of improvement. Here are some suggestions for some companies who stumbled last year.

Abercrombie & Fitch: Keep CEO Mike Jeffries quiet

2013 resolutions abercrombie

After a banner year of negative press for discriminatory comments against larger shoppers and "not-so-cool" customers, Mike Jeffries is staying on as Abercrombie & Fitch's chief executive. Investors desperately wanted him to leave given the company's tanking stock, but the teen retailer has decided to stay the course with Jeffries at the helm. This means Abercrombie (ANF) is willing to take the risk of dealing with more outlandish comments from its chief executive. Our advice is simple: Keep him away from the microphone.

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