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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For the record

    American Apparel: An article in the July 9 Business section about American Apparel Inc. lender Lion Capital demanding repayment of a $10-million loan to the Los Angeles retailer quoted investment banker Lloyd Greif as saying that Lion makes "controlled...
  • Hedge fund to give American Apparel a lifeline

     Hedge fund to give American Apparel a lifeline
    American Apparel Inc. is getting a financial lifeline from its largest shareholders in an agreement that could leave founder Dov Charney out in the cold. The Los Angeles retailer has signed a deal that will bring in up to $25 million in cash from New...
  • Prince William goes swimming in snorkeling gear

    Prince William goes swimming in snorkeling gear
    Here's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, as we don't usually see him: in snorkeling gear, as he was inaugurated as president of the British Sub-Aqua Club on Wednesday. [The Cut] The Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning, with...
  • Dov Charney goes from CEO to paid consultant in American Apparel truce

    Dov Charney goes from CEO to paid consultant in American Apparel truce
    In just three weeks, Dov Charney went from chief executive of American Apparel Inc. to a paid consultant who is forbidden from accessing the company's computer systems. He now has no supervisory authority over the Los Angeles retailer's workers, and...
  • American Apparel denies Charney's request for stockholder meeting

    American Apparel denies Charney's request for stockholder meeting
    American Apparel Inc. has refused to call a stockholder meeting requested by ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney and maneuvered to block him from retaking control of the company. The Los Angeles retailer said Monday that a shareholder meeting demanded...
  • American Apparel, ousted founder trade power plays

    American Apparel, ousted founder trade power plays
    The slugfest at American Apparel Inc. showed no signs of calming down as ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney increased his ownership stake and the retailer's board maneuvered to block him from retaking control. Charney revealed late Monday that he paid...
  • American Apparel: Ousted CEO Dov Charney gears up for a power grab

    American Apparel: Ousted CEO Dov Charney gears up for a power grab
    Ousted American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney is firing up the machinery to retake control of the company that booted him nearly two weeks ago. Charney plans to solicit the written consent from other stockholders to expand the number of board...
  • Charney makes strides in fight to regain control of American Apparel

    Charney makes strides in fight to regain control of American Apparel
    Two weeks after his humiliating ouster from American Apparel Inc., Dov Charney's seemingly doomed quest to take back the clothing company he founded has gained surprising traction. In an unorthodox move, the scandal-plagued Los Angeles chief executive...