(CNN) - Beginning next year, Abercrombie & Fitch will offer plus sizes in its women's clothing line. Currently, the retailer does not carry women's sizes above a 10. The shift comes as sales and profit margins have taken a dip. The company has been slammed by many consumers and youth advocacy groups since comments CE0 Mike Jeffries made in a 2006 interview surfaced.
He said his clothes were more for "cool" and "good-looking" people. Jeffries has since apologized.
(CBS) - Some of America's biggest retailers will open their doors Thanksgiving Day in an attempt to squeeze in more shopping time over the holiday weekend. But a new CBS News Poll shows 76% of Americans say stores should be closed that day. Still, about a third of all Americans say they'll do some holiday shopping over the weekend with Black Friday being the most popular day to look for bargains.
(CNN) - One of Hollywood's bigger stars will soon have a new co-star in his real-life. Chris Hemsworth's wife actress-model Elsa Pataky is pregnant with the couple's second child. Representatives for Hemsworth confirmed the report, but say no additional details will be given. The two already have an 18-month-old daughter, India Rose. Hemsworth is best known for portraying the super-hero Thor in the film of the same name. His next project is an adaptation of the book "In The Heart Of The Sea."
(CNN) - If speed and water are your thing -- a water park in Kansas is building what it calls -- the World's Most Extreme Water Slide. No details about the ride's height or speed are being released just yet -- but the Mega Blaster will reportedly be taller and faster than the current record holder -- a 135-foot slide in Brazil. The super slide will open next summer at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark.