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  • In lawsuit, Dov Charney claims conspiracy between American Apparel, Standard General

    In lawsuit, Dov Charney claims conspiracy between American Apparel, Standard General
    The yearlong battle between American Apparel Inc. and founder Dov Charney has taken another twist, with Charney filing a lawsuit accusing company officials and hedge fund Standard General of conspiring to push him out of the company last June. The...
  • Former American Apparel lender urges retailer to look at 'strategic options'

    Former American Apparel lender urges retailer to look at 'strategic options'
    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...
  • American Apparel to appoint new directors, including first woman

    American Apparel to appoint new directors, including first woman
    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...
  • American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default

    American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • American Apparel seeing financial improvement, early report shows

    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...
  • The willfully ignorant women who post on 'Women Against Feminism'

    The willfully ignorant women who post on 'Women Against Feminism'
    Two seemingly unrelated stories about feminism, sexism and social media caught my eye this week. The first is a kerfuffle over American Apparel’s back-to-school campaign, which featured -- at least briefly, on its Instagram account in the U.K . --...
  • American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production

    American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production
    A young woman named Mariona lounges on her knees and forearms. She wears a provocative expression and tight red American Apparel booty shorts. The advertisement's headline: "Made in USA — Sweatshop Free." The ads sell a racy image, but just as...
  • The worst song lyrics of 2014 (so far) [Videos]

    The worst song lyrics of 2014 (so far) [Videos]
    The year's just a little more than half over, but that apparently was plenty of time for music to provide us with some head-scratchingly awful lyrics. Here's some of my favorite worst-of-the-worst (and often NSFW) so far. "Fancy," Iggy Azalea...
  • American Apparel lender demands its $10 million back

    American Apparel lender demands its $10 million back
    American Apparel Inc. lender Lion Capital reportedly is demanding full repayment of its $10-million loan after negotiations between the two sides failed. The Los Angeles retailer has been in discussions with London company  Lion Capital following the...