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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For better or worse, Charney's ouster is felt at American Apparel

    For better or worse, Charney's ouster is felt at American Apparel
    Behind the faded coral walls of American Apparel's downtown L.A. factory, a seventh-floor corner office sits locked with the shade pulled low. That's where founder Dov Charney kept tabs on his often-troubled empire before the company's board of...
  • 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...
  • Charney investment deal doesn't guarantee return to American Apparel

    Charney investment deal doesn't guarantee return to American Apparel
    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. Charney entered...
  • Hedge fund assures investors it has control over American Apparel

    Hedge fund assures investors it has control over American Apparel
    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...
  • Film Review: 'Paris Follies'

    If Alexander Payne had been born in Normandy rather than Nebraska, he might have made a film like "Paris Follies," a gently comedic portrait of a rural cow farmer trying to cope when his restless wife, Brigitte, leaves him for a big-city fling. Though a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...