| May 6, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on.
Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
| May 19, 2013
Given all the buzz last month around the opening of fitness guru Tracy Anderson's flagship super-studio in Brentwood — a partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow, who is Exhibit A for Anderson's handiwork — it comes as no surprise...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:55 PM
It may be the most famous T-shirt you never saw. We can’t even show it to you here.
But you can see it here.
It’s called “period power,” and its image is a colored line drawing illustrating a woman’s labial area during...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:53 AM
New York fashion designer Yoana Baraschi celebrated the 10th anniversary of her business last week at the Anthropologie store in Beverly Hills. The fete showcased the designer’s exclusive 11-piece anniversary line, including the New Light dress ($...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Obamacare may be in the spotlight, but an estimated 16 million California employees are facing healthcare decisions of their own — at work.
Like most other Americans, a majority of Californians get their insurance through their employers. Although...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Retail sales in May had their best month since January, as warmer weather and a stock market rally drew out shoppers who had spent March and April cooped up indoors.
Same-store sales across the board rose an estimated 3.9%, slightly beating expectations...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Before Ernst & Young rebranded itself EY, maybe it should have run a quick Google search.
The giant London-based accounting firm and professional services company now shares a name with a racy magazine, EY! Magateen. The magazine, which features...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:55 AM
A welcome trinity of factors -- perkier job prospects, summer temperatures and more affordable prices -- helped retail sales in June beat expectations.
Same-store sales at shops open at least a year -- a measure that strips out the volatility of...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:08 AM
The high-end clothing line The Row, which is designed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (of Olsen twin TV fame) has caused a media stir with its pre-fall 2014 lookbook. Wearing the clothes are three models who, unlike most professional models these days,...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Based on a sketch from The Second City e.t.c. revue, "A Clown Car Named Desire," cast members Brooke Breit, Mike Kosinski and Chris Witaske write and star in "Welcome To American Apparel," an online video series about some open-minded hipster employees of...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:34 PM
American Apparel Inc. struggled with out-of-stock items and high costs as it continued to transition to a new distribution center in La Mirada, resulting in disappointing earnings for the period ended Sept. 30.
The Los Angeles company said its revenue...