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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 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...
  • 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...