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  • The willfully ignorant women who post on 'Women Against Feminism'

    The willfully ignorant women who post on 'Women Against Feminism'
    Two seemingly unrelated stories about feminism, sexism and social media caught my eye this week. The first is a kerfuffle over American Apparel’s back-to-school campaign, which featured -- at least briefly, on its Instagram account in the U.K . --...
  • American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production

    American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production
    A young woman named Mariona lounges on her knees and forearms. She wears a provocative expression and tight red American Apparel booty shorts. The advertisement's headline: "Made in USA — Sweatshop Free." The ads sell a racy image, but just as...
  • American Apparel moves to block Dov Charney from retaking control

    American Apparel moves to block Dov Charney from retaking control
    American Apparel Inc. has adopted a stockholder rights plan aimed at preventing ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney from seizing control of the company he founded. A special committee of the Los Angeles retailer's board made the move after Charney stated...
  • American Apparel denies Charney's request for stockholder meeting

    American Apparel denies Charney's request for stockholder meeting
    American Apparel Inc. has refused to call a stockholder meeting requested by ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney and maneuvered to block him from retaking control of the company. The Los Angeles retailer said Monday that a shareholder meeting demanded...
  • American Apparel, ousted founder trade power plays

    American Apparel, ousted founder trade power plays
    The slugfest at American Apparel Inc. showed no signs of calming down as ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney increased his ownership stake and the retailer's board maneuvered to block him from retaking control. Charney revealed late Monday that he paid...
  • American Apparel: Ousted CEO Dov Charney gears up for a power grab

    American Apparel: Ousted CEO Dov Charney gears up for a power grab
    Ousted American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney is firing up the machinery to retake control of the company that booted him nearly two weeks ago. Charney plans to solicit the written consent from other stockholders to expand the number of board...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...