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With a disastrous hurricane Sandy looming near Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City, we took a look at the claim, putting the East Coast ... More >>
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Song: Khia's "My Neck, My Back (Lick It)"
History: "My Neck, My Back" was recorded in 2002. It's still mostly memorable for two lines: (1) "All you ladies pop t ... More >>
americanapparel.netAmerican Apparel has hired a former Blockbuster CFO to partly run its show.Los Angeles-based hipster clothing maker American Apparel announced that it has hired former Blockbuster video chief financial officer Thomas Casey as its president.
American Apparel's attorney, Pet ... More >>
Dov Charney's American Apparel gets good financial news.Updated after the jump with info on the employee involved in the lawsuit. Originally posted at 4:11 p.m.
American Apparel is in much better shape financially today after one of its major lenders agreed to revise the terms of its loan to ... More >>
americanapparel.netIs the tide turning for American Apparel? We recently told you how its stock has been improving. Now the company announces that NYSE has un-cocked its gun and is giving American Apparel until Nov. 15 to file financial data that was due way back in June.
Previously NYSE ha ... More >>
americanapparel.netMaybe investors are onto something. Hipster clothing brand American Apparel is looking up on the New York Stock Exchange. Shares of the Los Angeles-based clothing maker rose more than 8 percent today over Tuesday's closing price--to $1.19. That's almost double it's value of ... More >>
Dov CharneyReuters reported this week that financially struggling clothing maker American Apparel was in talks with a restructuring firm in an effort that could save the hipster brand from bankruptcy.
Sources told Reuters that American Apparel chief Dov Charney was in talks with the corporat ... More >>
americanapparel.netThe state Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) apparently isn't happy with American Apparel after a worker died at the fashion company's downtown headquarters last week and the incident went allegedly unreported to Cal/OSHA officials.
That's according to L ... More >>
americanapparel.netIn what appears to be about the fourth shareholder lawsuit against the financially embattled clothing maker American Apparel, a New York law firm announced on Tuesday that it was joining the in-court battle against the downtown L.A. company.
The filing in the local U.S. Di ... More >>
americanapparel.netWhile some critics have blamed American Apparel's eccentric CEO, Dov Charney, for the company's financial troubles of late, other fashion-business experts say the Los Angeles-based clothing maker expanded too fast, based its aesthetic on basic looks that have yet to change ... More >>
americanapparel.netAnother shareholders' suit against troubled Los Angeles clothing maker American Apparel has been filed this week. It's the third such filing in the last two weeks by our count.
The potentially class-action suit represented by attorney Howard G. Smith claims the 280-store f ... More >>
americanapparel.netHe's a polarizing figure, one who's been accused of sexual harassment and mismanaging the finances of one of the most influential fashion brands of the last 10 years. Dov Charney also started American Apparel in a dorm room, created its hipster ethos, supported immigrant la ... More >>
americanapparel.netHipster clothing maker American Apparel this week announced that it has been warned by the New York Stock Exchange that it could have its stock delisted because it has yet to file a quarterly financial report that was due in June. What this means, according to some observer ... More >>
americanapparel.netA group of shareholders filed suit against American Apparel CEO Dov Charney and seven of the hipster clothing companies directors for allegedly mismanaging the company and damaging its image as its shares have dropped more than 80 percent in the last few years and the downt ... More >>
americanapparel.netUpdated after the jump with a U.S. Attorney's subpoena and a filing indicating trouble making the terms of a loan. Originally posted at 5:07 a.m.
American Apparel, the maker of the American hipster uniform, appeared to be in dire financial straights this week as the public ... More >>