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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia ascend to Spanish throne

    King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia ascend to Spanish throne
    King Juan Carlos of Spain handed over the monarchy to his son on Thursday in a low-key "proclamation ceremony," followed by a procession through Madrid and an appearance by the new King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia and their two daughters on a balcony at...
  • 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...
  • Allan Mayer Named American Apparel Co-Chairman Following CEO's Ouster

    Veteran spin-master Allan Mayer has been named co-chairman of American Apparel following the ouster of the clothing company's founder Dov Charney. Charney was suspended as the company's chief on Wednesday, with the board announcing its intention to...
  • American Apparel says misconduct led to founder Dov Charney's ouster

    American Apparel says misconduct led to founder Dov Charney's ouster
    Dov Charney, the controversial chief executive of American Apparel, was ousted Wednesday by the company's board of directors, who said the action "grew out of an ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct." The board voted to replace Charney as...
  • After American Apparel board ousts Dov Charney, workers left in dark

    After American Apparel board ousts Dov Charney, workers left in dark
    The lights were on at the American Apparel factory complex in downtown Los Angeles late Wednesday. Several workers milled around the parking lot chatting and eating snacks. Few, if any, had heard that their boss, Chief Executive Dov Charney, had been...
  • American Apparel ousts CEO; source says Dov Charney 'will fight like hell'

    American Apparel ousts CEO; source says Dov Charney 'will fight like hell'
    Dov Charney, the controversial CEO of American Apparel, was ousted Wednesday by the company's board of directors, who said the action “grew out of an ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct.” The board voted to replace Charney as...
  • Headwear Maker Mark Mejia Keeps Hollywood Denizens Under His Hat(s)

    The Mad Hatter might be the most famous maker of headwear, but Tinseltown tips its cap to flesh-and-blood designer Mark Mejia, owner of Baron Hats in Burbank. Mejia, who has designed chapeaus for Hollywood A-listers since 1995, has seen his work appear in...