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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • American Apparel seeing financial improvement, early report shows

    American Apparel Inc., the Los Angeles retailer that recently ousted its controversial chief executive, said it won't meet the deadline to file its second-quarter financial results. The company said Tuesday that its new board of directors needs more...
  • I can't handle the '90s fashion

    I can't handle the '90s fashion
    Yesterday, it finally happened. When I least expected it, it was right there in front of my face. Just casually hanging out in my Instagram feed. Culottes. I haven’t heard that word since I was a preteen, talking with my mom about what we were...
  • 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 . --...