Dov Charney Insists Allegations of Sketchiness Are 'Completely a…

Dov Charney gave a rare on-camera interview to CNBC which aired today. In it, the founder of hipster t-shirt-and-scrunchy supplier American Apparel laughed off his company's ongoing financial troubles. Charney thinks that "you're casting it from the wrong perspective" if you point out that the company he founded is now… » 4/10/12 4:30pm 4/10/12 4:30pm

American Apparel Ads Banned In Britain, Again

American Apparel has again run afoul of U.K. authorities for its advertising. In 2009, the company was censured for appearing to sexualize a child. Now, eight American Apparel ads have been banned in the U.K. by the Advertising Standards Authority for featuring "gratuitous" nudity and depicting young women in an… » 4/04/12 2:15pm 4/04/12 2:15pm

A Financial Scandal At American Apparel?

American Apparel's auditors resigned abruptly this summer, after announcing they had no confidence in the company's accounting structures or the reliability of its results. Now the ex-auditors have written to the SEC to dispute aspects of American Apparel's latest filing. » 12/23/10 5:15pm 12/23/10 5:15pm

Dov Charney Doesn't Want Your Help With American Apparel, Thank You

New American Apparel President Is Experienced In Bankruptcies (Updated)

American Apparel wasn't kidding about that new management stuff: it just hired a brand-new acting president. He is Tom Casey, who was Blockbuster's executive vice president and CFO until just before Blockbuster, um, went bankrupt. This should work out great! » 10/08/10 2:40pm 10/08/10 2:40pm

American Apparel Saved From Bankruptcy — For Now

American Apparel's main lender has agreed to cut the company a break. That just leaves a Department of Justice investigation, an accounting scandal, an SEC investigation, avoiding delisting, late quarterly filings, plummeting sales, and overall un-profitability on the to-do list! » 10/04/10 3:27pm 10/04/10 3:27pm

The Reason We Keep Showing American Apparel Softcore

This is not an ad for American Apparel. Nor is this. Or this. Or this, either. None of the posts that comprise our coverage of the struggling t-shirt company and its pants-optional C.E.O. is an ad. Critique depends upon quotation. » 8/24/10 3:32pm 8/24/10 3:32pm

And Now American Apparel Is Being Sued By Its Investors