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  • TV Review: 'My Friends Call Me Johnny'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Since its rebranding, Esquire is hardly the highest-profile network around, but it's making a pretty strong bid to be one of the more obnoxious. Pushing a jet-setting lifestyle, the channel and movie producer Joel Silver have...
  • S&P snips American Apparel credit rating amid debt concerns

    S&P snips American Apparel credit rating amid debt concerns
    Standard & Poor's Rating Services downgraded American Apparel Inc.'s credit rating amid concerns that the troubled retailer will be forced to restructure its debt. The Wall Street rating agency said the Los Angeles company was roiled by uncertainty in...
  • Lion Capital names food executive as American Apparel director

    Lion Capital names food executive as American Apparel director
    American Apparel Inc., which recently overhauled its board after a dramatic corporate kerfuffle, is getting a new director. The Los Angeles retailer said that former lender Lion Capital has designated Robert Mintz as its newest board member, according...
  • American Apparel reports $16.2-million loss in second quarter

    American Apparel reports $16.2-million loss in second quarter
    American Apparel Inc., bedeviled by turmoil in the executive suite, reported a larger-than-expected loss in its second quarter as the retailer struggled with flat sales and worked to secure fresh credit from borrowers. The Los Angeles retailer, which...
  • RadioShack shareholder negotiating rescue package: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - RadioShack Corp's second-largest shareholder, Standard General LP, is negotiating a rescue package with investors to help the consumer electronics retailer ward off bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
  • Gap raises forecast; to open 40 stores in India

    (Reuters) - Apparel retailer Gap Inc raised its full-year profit forecast, encouraged by strong sales of its lower-priced Old Navy clothes, and said it would open 40 stores in India as part of its strategy to expand in emerging markets. Gap has been...
  • Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale rehires former CEO Geiger

    (Reuters) - Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc said it had reappointed Julian Geiger as chief executive as it seeks to win back customers and stanch six quarters of losses. The company's shares rose as much as 11 percent in extended trading on Monday....
  • L.A. commercial property landlord Evoq is sold for $357.4 million

    Los Angeles commercial property landlord Evoq Properties Inc. has agreed to be sold for $357.4 million to a group of investors led by Atlas Capital Group of New York. Evoq owns several downtown Los Angeles properties including vacant land ripe for...
  • Company apologizes for use of Challenger explosion photo

    Company apologizes for use of Challenger explosion photo
      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...
  • Corporate founders battle boards to overturn forced exits

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - From American Apparel Inc to Lululemon Athletica Inc , Men's Wearhouse Inc and Best Buy Co Inc , a series of boardroom battles across North America underscore how difficult it can be for companies to part ways with their founders. In...
  • American Apparel seeing financial improvement, early report shows

    American Apparel Inc., the Los Angeles retailer that recently ousted its controversial chief executive, said it won't meet the deadline to file its second-quarter financial results. The company said Tuesday that its new board of directors needs more...