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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • American Apparel lost $270 million as Charney earned about $28 million

    American Apparel lost $270 million as Charney earned about $28 million
    In 2008, Dov Charney’s American Apparel was a hot topic. Hipsters nationwide were embracing the chain’s edgy basics, the brand was ramping up its immigration advocacy, its billboards were getting steamier and the stock price was surging to new...
  • CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel

    CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel
    His company's advertising favored provocative women, and so did he. Now American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney's highly sexualized lifestyle has cost him stewardship of the company he founded — and may destroy it. The company suspended...
  • Dov Charney goes from CEO to paid consultant in American Apparel truce

    Dov Charney goes from CEO to paid consultant in American Apparel truce
    In just three weeks, Dov Charney went from chief executive of American Apparel Inc. to a paid consultant who is forbidden from accessing the company's computer systems. He now has no supervisory authority over the Los Angeles retailer's workers, and...
  • Speculation builds over sale of American Apparel

    Speculation builds over sale of American Apparel
    Is American Apparel Inc. up for sale? The Los Angeles company's abrupt ouster this week of Chief Executive Dov Charney has sparked intense speculation that it is now a prime takeover target. But those rumors were vehemently dismissed Friday by its...
  • Dov Charney demands American Apparel job back or he'll sue, says lawyer

    Dov Charney demands American Apparel job back or he'll sue, says lawyer
    Dov Charney is gearing up for a legal battle against the American Apparel Inc. board that ousted him as chief executive. In a letter to the board's counsel, Charney's lawyer, Patricia Glaser, accused the directors of illegally firing its chief executive...
  • Katie Couric marries John Molner

    Katie Couric marries John Molner
    Katie Couric and John Molner got married Saturday in the backyard of Couric's home in East Hampton, N.Y. About 50 people attended the intimate ceremony. [People] Couric wore an ivory, crystal-embroidered, halter-neck gown by designer Carmen Marc Valvo....