East Asian Studies Alum in Japan for Abercrombie and Fitch

Dan Nichols 2008 is an East Asian Studies major and fluent in Japanese. He was hired at Abercrombie and Fitch in June 2008. “I poured my heart into the job,” he says.

Dan Nichols

Eventually, he was recognized as a potential candidate for the Tokyo store and in July of 2009 was approved for the job. “It was a dream come true,” says Nichols,who became an assistant manager for Abercrombie’s store in Tokyo where he headed a team of four additional assistants and a staff of 170 part time employees.  Nichols recently transferred to the Western side of Japan to a city called Fukuoka, where a new A&F Store opened. “I have since been promoted and in charge of the Overnight department,” he says.