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  • American Apparel board votes to oust Dov Charney

    American Apparel board votes to oust Dov Charney
    Dov Charney, the controversial chairman of American Apparel, was ousted Wednesday by the company's board of directors. The board voted to replace Charney as chairman and "notified him of its intent to terminate his employment as President and CEO for...
  • 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 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 CEO's playboy lifestyle overshadowed successes

    American Apparel CEO's playboy lifestyle overshadowed successes
    American Apparel's abrupt ouster of controversial Chief Executive Dov Charney may pitch the company into bankruptcy by triggering defaults on two outstanding loans, the retailer warned Thursday.  In an SEC filing, American Apparel said the board's...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Firing means 'drastic changes' at American Apparel, analyst says

    Firing means 'drastic changes' at American Apparel, analyst says
    Dov Charney’s sudden firing as American Apparel’s chief executive will likely lead to what one analyst called “big, drastic changes” in the company. Other analysts said the Los Angeles retailer could be headed for layoffs,...
  • American Apparel interim CEO: Firm backs 'made in America, downtown L.A.'

    American Apparel interim CEO: Firm backs 'made in America, downtown L.A.'
    American Apparel says it is committed to making clothes in the U.S. even after ousting longtime Chief Executive Dov Charney, who championed local manufacturing. John Luttrell, the company’s newly appointed interim CEO, said he and the board were...
  • 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...