| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Hedge fund Lion Capital has nominated one of its founders for a seat on the American Apparel Inc. board and is pushing the Los Angeles retailer to weigh "strategic alternatives," presumably including a sale of the company.
The London-based Lion...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:45 PM
American Apparel caused a furor Thursday after it posted on Tumblr a stylized photo of the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion along with light-hearted snapshots of Americana, apparently in reference to the July 4 holiday. It received complaints and...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:05 AM
She's the star of television's "New Girl" series, She & Him singer, HelloGiggles.com creative director and a red-carpet standout. Now, Zooey Deschanel is adding fashion designer to her considerable list of talents, with a new collection of dresses for...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Retailers had a middling March, watching their sales improve from a frigid February while struggling to beat their performance from the same month last year.
Two main factors impeded growth last month, according to several reports released Thursday....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:52 PM
American Apparel Inc. is fighting to retain its listing on the New York Stock Exchange while buried in negotiations over financing -- efforts that the Los Angeles retailer said would force it to file its annual report late.
The clothing manufacturer and...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Office supply giant Staples Inc. is planning to close as many as 225 North American stores while slashing annualized costs by up to $500 million by the end of 2015.
The Framingham, Mass., company, which has been pressured by online competitors such as...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Revlon has discontinued the colors of powdered blush and liquid makeup I have used for years. L'Oreal has discontinued the color of powder eye shadow I use, and Maybelline has discontinued my shade of Superstay 24 Color lip color....
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:57 PM
American Apparel has disclosed the names of four new board members, including the first female director in the history of a company known for racy advertising.
The board shake-up is part of a deal with New York investment firm Standard General, which...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A New York investment group has bought a $10-million loan as part of its efforts to shore up American Apparel Inc.'s finances and keep it from teetering into bankruptcy.
Standard General, which controls a nearly 44% stake in the Los Angeles clothing...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:45 AM
Ousted American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney has regained control of a large chunk of the company's stock, but that strategy has tethered him to the strategic vision of the investment firm that allowed him to buy those shares.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The corporate soap opera at American Apparel Inc. has taken another dramatic turn.
Standard General, the hedge fund that appeared to be riding to ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney's defense, now is portraying itself as American Apparel's best hope...