Dov Charney

As Expected, American Apparel Files Bankruptcy, Reorganization Plans

American Apparel has taken a more demure approach to its advertising, marketing in recent months

Los Angeles—It appeared inevitable: after failing to make a profit or turnaround sales and operations since 2009, American Apparel … [Read more...]

American Apparel Announces Next Phase of its Strategic Turnaround Plan


Los Angeles--American Apparel, Inc. announced today the next phase of its strategic turnaround plan, including a redesigned fall … [Read more...]

SEC Begins Formal Investigation into Ex-CEO Dov Charney

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

Los Angeles--The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a formal investigation into the conduct of Dov Charney, … [Read more...]

Factory Workers Claim Harassment at American Apparel


Los Angeles—A skirmish between factory workers and the new executive regime at American Apparel has apparently erupted this week … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Important News from Final Holiday Shopping Days

Dior Pre-Fall 2015

New York—With less than a week to go, here’s what the latest surveys and speculation reveal about what kind of holiday season 2014 … [Read more...]

American Apparel Names Paula Schneider as CEO, Terminates Dov Charney

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

Los Angeles—It’s official, Dov Charney, founder/former president/ceo at American Apparel has been terminated “for cause in … [Read more...]

American Apparel Suffers Big Loss in Q3

Cozy in cotton at American Apparel: Sophie, an employee from Amsterdam, wears the Oversized Cotton Fisherman Turtleneck.

Los Angeles--American Apparel continued to struggle as it posted a $19.2 million loss, or 11 cents a share, in the third quarter … [Read more...]

American Apparel Picks Outsider as Interim CEO

First for Fall at American Apparel:
Essential knits and minis. French employee Julie in the Knitted Classic Crop, Plaid Circle Skirt and Wool Beret.

Los Angeles--Struggling retailer American Apparel has hired turnaround specialist Scott Brubaker as its interim chief executive … [Read more...]

American Apparel Improves in Preliminary Report

Back to School Loos from American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel Inc. said Tuesday said it won't meet the filing deadline for second quarter financial statements … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top 10 Must Reads

Businessweek cover story this week on Dov Charney

 New York—Controversy was the name of the game this week. What with renegade ex-CEO Dov Charney in a deal that … [Read more...]

American Apparel Agrees to $25M Cash from Shareholder, Charney to Return

Businessweek cover story this week on Dov Charney

Los Angeles—He’s back. Yes, Dov Charney the controversial and recently ousted chief executive at American Apparel, will return to … [Read more...]

The Latest: American Apparel Disputes Claim It Defaulted on $9.9M Loan

American Apparel's Mister and Miss Venice Beach

Los Angeles—American Apparel today disputed a claim by Lion Capital that it had defaulted on a $9.9 million loan.The retailer, … [Read more...]