It’s a tough time to be an old-school retail company. This past summer, I was walking around Chicago with a realtor. We were looking for popup spaces in Lincoln Park for Ministry of Supply, and she pointed out an American Apparel. “They’re not doing well,” she whispered. “That space may become available.” Six months later, Warby Parker moved in. Read More
Paula Schneider is less than two weeks into her tenure as CEO of American Apparel, but she’s already set about correcting years of missteps by the clothing chain’s infamous founder Dov Charney. “We’ve made great progress literally in the last 10 days,” she said, speaking to Forbes from the company’s Los Angeles base following an […]
Forged, a San Diego-based apparel and accessories brand founded by two Navy SEALs in 2007, will be selling official movie merchandise linked to the film "American Sniper," the label announced late last week.
It's not a coincidence that American Apparel is gluing pubes on its mannequins. Bare is out, and hair is in
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Sophie posed for pictures on the red carpet wearing an American Apparel jumpsuit. With her hair braided to the side, she finished out the look with Maithili Kabre earrings, a slim belt and Christian Louboutin pumps. While the creases...Show More Summary
Tokyo-based website, Neojaponisme, highlight this unusual story. During the ’70s and ’80s, Japanese apparel giant Onward held the licenses for a selection of classic American labels in the Ivy tradition, including J.Press, “a favorite… The post Neojaponisme Tell the Story of Murakami Haruki for J.Press Japan appeared first on Selectism.
Retailer American Apparel has announced a new code of ethics. The move comes, not coincidentally, just a month after the board sacked controversial CEO and founder Dov Charney. Charney had been at the centre of a string of employee sexual harassment suits. And the new code contains — again, not coincidentally — a substantial section […]
Quirky retailer denies anything is amiss, but a cash crunch would add to its mounting woes.
(Reuters) - Teen apparel retailers American Eagle Outfitters Inc and Aeropostale Inc raised their estimates for the holiday shopping quarter as margins improved due to fewer discounts. American Eagle said on Thursday it now expected fourth-quarter earnings of 32-34 cents per share, up from its previous forecast of 30-33 cents. Show More Summary
In this article published today on Forbes.com, we examine the announcement of Dov Charney’s firing. The overarching story was as much about American Apparel’s future as it was about the downfall of a once great entrepreneur. As evidenced by Wall Street’s reaction, analysts and pundits think that future looks bright under incoming CEO Paula Schneider. Read the full article here.
The company also placed a number of women in top-level positions for the first time in its history
A month after firing its founder over alleged misconduct toward female employees, American Apparel on Wednesday unveiled a new sexual harassment policy.
The company has put a number of women into leadership positions, including CEO and chairman of the board. The post American Apparel Institutes Harassment Policy After Firing Accused Harasser Dov Charney appeared first on ThinkProgre...
American Apparel updates code of ethics document (Reuters) American Apparel Inc updated its code of ethics on the company’s website, after firing founder Dov Charney as its chief executive last month for alleged misconduct. “No management-level...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - American Apparel Inc updated its code of ethics on the company's website, after firing founder Dov Charney as its chief executive last month for alleged misconduct. "No management-level employee may make sexual advances, welcome or unwelcome, toward any subordinate," the ethics document of the retailer read. Show More Summary
Move could help improve the apparel chain’s tattered reputation as it considers a possible sale, or a turnaround strategy
Hedge fund Lion Capital has nominated one of its founders for a seat on the American Apparel Inc. board and is pushing the Los Angeles retailer to weigh "strategic alternatives," presumably including a sale of the company.