Against All Odds (clothing retailer)

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Against All Odds
Industry Retail
Founded 1995
Founder Kenny Khym
Headquarters Moonachie, New Jersey, U.S.
Products Urban, hip hop, rock and roll and skateboarding clothing, shoes, and accessories for men and women
Number of employees
1,500 +

Against All Odds is a United States retail chain that predominantly sells clothing inspired by hip hop culture. The chain has approximately 70 retail stores in New Jersey, New York, Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Texas and California. It offers clothing brands such as Pepe Jeans, The North Face, Ed Hardy, Lacoste, Baby Phat, Apple Bottoms, Rocawear, G-Unit, Southpole, Akademiks, Armory Hip Hop, New Era, Juicy Couture, Miami Ink, Ecko, LRG clothing, Pastry,and Dereon.

The company was founded in 1996 by Kenny Khym, co-founder of the Southpole apparel brand.[1] In January 2009 the company filed for bankruptcy.[2]


  1. ^ Kitchens, Susan. "Hip-Hop, a la Bibimbap",, published February 13, 2006, accessed August 11, 2007.
  2. ^ Wahba, Phil. "Retailer Against All Odds USA files for bankruptcy",, published January 7, 2009.

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