RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

American Apparel

A collection of news and information related to American Apparel published by this site and its partners.

Top American Apparel Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • American Apparel sorry for using Challenger disaster photo

    American Apparel issued a public apology Thursday after the company posted a stylized picture to its Tumblr page of the space shuttle Challenger disaster. It is unclear if the image was mistaken for fireworks or clouds.   The company was immediately...
  • 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...
  • American Apparel lender issues default notice on $10-million loan

    American Apparel lender issues default notice on $10-million loan
    American Apparel Inc. said Tuesday it had received a default notice on a nearly $10-million loan from lender Lion Capital. The Los Angeles retailer said Lion Capital formally demanded repayment on Monday and told the retailer that the ouster of Dov...
  • American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members

    American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members
    An American Apparel shareholder is suing Dov Charney and the remaining six members of the American Apparel board, alleging breach of fiduciary duties to the company and shareholders. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday,...
  • American Apparel lender Lion Capital demands $10-million loan be paid

    American Apparel lender Lion Capital demands $10-million loan be paid
    The wealthy playboy behind American Apparel Inc.'s latest crisis isn't ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney. It's a London financier named Lyndon Lea. American Apparel told securities regulators Tuesday that Lea's private equity firm, Lion Capital, has...
  • American Apparel deal keeps Dov Charney on as consultant - for now

    American Apparel deal keeps Dov Charney on as consultant - for now
    After weeks of turmoil following the ouster of Chief Executive Dov Charney, American Apparel Inc. has staved off potential financial ruin by reaching a deal with its largest shareholders that will bring a welcome infusion of cash and also keep its...
  • American Apparel saga: Why did it take so long to sack Dov Charney?

    American Apparel saga: Why did it take so long to sack Dov Charney?
    The American Apparel story is a saga of sleazy behavior and flagrant dereliction of duty. No, we're not talking about the Los Angeles company's founder, chairman and CEO, Dov Charney, though he's bad enough. We're talking about its board of directors....
  • In social media, there are no excuses

    In social media, there are no excuses
    Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, a photo of the 1986 space shuttle Challenger explosion was mistaken for fireworks and posted to American Apparel's Tumblr. Ouch. That's bad. But then came the company apology. "The image was re-blogged in error...
  • 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...
  • Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel

    Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel
    Dov Charney intensified the campaign to get his job back at American Apparel Inc., the company he founded that unceremoniously ousted him last week. Charney, who owns a 27% stake in the company, appears to be positioning himself to take back control...
  • For the record

    American Apparel: In the June 24 Business section, an article about ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney's efforts to regain his job at American Apparel Inc. cited the termination letter as saying that the premium on the company's employment liability...