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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...
  • American Apparel saga: Why did it take so long to sack Dov Charney?

    American Apparel saga: Why did it take so long to sack Dov Charney?
    The American Apparel story is a saga of sleazy behavior and flagrant dereliction of duty. No, we're not talking about the Los Angeles company's founder, chairman and CEO, Dov Charney, though he's bad enough. We're talking about its board of directors....
  • American Apparel's ousted Dov Charney was unpredictable interview subject

    American Apparel's ousted Dov Charney was unpredictable interview subject
    American Apparel founder Dov Charney was an unpredictable executive. Although heralded as a retail innovator and an advocate for American manufacturing and fair wages, he also faced numerous sexual misconduct accusations. Over the years, the chief...
  • 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...
  • Source: American Apparel CEO misused funds

    Source: American Apparel CEO misused funds
    An internal investigation at American Apparel Inc has found that its CEO Dov Charney violated company policies, ranging from misusing company funds to failing to stop the discrediting of at least one former employee who had accused him of sexual...
  • 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...