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  • 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...
  • Dov Charney said he wants shake-up of American Apparel board

    Dov Charney said he wants shake-up of American Apparel board
    Ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney said he plans to talk to American Apparel about a shake-up of the company's board and management as he "vigorously" contests his termination. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Charney said Monday...
  • 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...
  • American Apparel: Bad behavior, bad fashion

     American Apparel: Bad behavior, bad fashion
    Of the countless ways to feel old in your 40s, perhaps none is quite as perplexing as seeing a young person trendily decked out in 1980s-style garb and saying to yourself, "I can't believe that look is back in style. It was bad enough the first time...
  • American Apparel creditor demands loan repayment

    American Apparel creditor demands loan repayment
    Lion Capital has asked American Apparel to repay a $10 million loan four years early after the retailer ousted its founder and CEO Dov Charney on June 18, said a source close to the matter Friday. Allan Mayer, co-chairman of American Apparel's board,...
  • Letter: Behavior portends society's downfall

    Brian Crosby’s column published in the News-Press (“Mayor should hold himself to a higher standard,” June 20) about a “declaration” by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is commendable. Unfortunately, Garcetti is not alone....
  • Dov Charney tries to boost stake in American Apparel in comeback bid

    Dov Charney tries to boost stake in American Apparel in comeback bid
    Ousted American Apparel Inc. Chief Executive Dov Charney has reached a deal designed to boost his stake in the retailer, part of a vigorous effort to regain control of the company that booted him last week. Charney, who owns a stake of about 27% in the...
  • 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...
  • L.A. commercial property landlord Evoq is sold for $357.4 million

    Los Angeles commercial property landlord Evoq Properties Inc. has agreed to be sold for $357.4 million to a group of investors led by Atlas Capital Group of New York. Evoq owns several downtown Los Angeles properties including vacant land ripe for...
  • American Apparel reports $16.2-million loss in second quarter

    American Apparel reports $16.2-million loss in second quarter
    American Apparel Inc., bedeviled by turmoil in the executive suite, reported a larger-than-expected loss in its second quarter as the retailer struggled with flat sales and worked to secure fresh credit from borrowers. The Los Angeles retailer, which...