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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • American Apparel sorry for using Challenger disaster photo

    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 thinking it was fireworks. The company was immediately hammered with negative feedback. In its...