After tunneling its way out of bankruptcy earlier this year, the still-struggling American Apparel is now reportedly seeking out an appropriate buyer.
Women’s Wear Daily recently spotted some Trump campaign merchandise at the Republican National Convention with American Apparel labels. This struck many as odd, since American Apparel has marketed itself on liberal values; additionally, AA employs a large (if shrinking) immigrant workforce in its Los Angeles…
Macy’s has cut a deal with the union representing employees at four of its big New York City-area stores, including the almighty Herald Square flagship, thereby dodging their first strike since 1972.
Did you even have time to miss it?
As previously reported, Netflix is turning Nasty Gal founder and former CEO Sophia Amoruso’s autobiography #Girlboss into a 13-episode comedy series, one that will likely not dwell on the layoffs and reported dysfunction—including the alleged firing of several pregnant employees—faced by the company in recent years.
Target is gearing up for summer (it’s June!) and part of that gearing up means making sure the mega-department store’s Targetinistas (made it up) are ready to hit the waves in style. First things first, we’ll need a swimsuit that perfectly matches our personality.
Erin Yogasundram, the founder of embattled teen online retailer Shop Jeen, has issued a statement after the company’s website was quietly taken down last week.
As of Friday morning, the website for teen-focused, beleaguered online retailer Shop Jeen was inaccessible.
Another day, another occasion to wonder why retailers aren’t more excited about the opportunity presented by the plus-size market.
Lands’ End angered an incredible swath of the Internet with Gloria Steinem’s appearance in and subsequent disappearance from its spring catalog. But the blunder was part of a broader attempt to revamp the brand which, it seems, could maybe be going a little better.
Last week, American Apparel CEO Paula Schneider announced a round of layoffs as a part of a manufacturing “redesign” for the struggling company, which recently emerged from bankruptcy; she also hinted that the company may begin outsourcing the manufacturing of some garments to other parts of the country. This week,…
Urban Outfitters Inc. has been lightweight struggling as of late, losing money over the past few years and returning a lackluster third quarter. But the company that owns Urban Outfitters, Free People and Anthropologie wants you to know that it’s on the upswing, because there’s a new Anthropologie in Portland,…
The clothing company Nasty Gal, which is either an inspiring story of #girlboss entrepreneurdom or a really hellish place to work, depending on who you ask, is laying off employees today. Women’s Wear Daily reports that 19 people were laid off, or about ten percent of the staff; a source at the company tells Jezebel…
Well, well, well! Look what we have here! Smack in the middle of Men’s Fashion Month, a new study reveals that men spend more per month on clothing an accessories than women—not by much, at $85 to women’s $75, but a fact still relevant enough to cite the next time some idiot dude makes a “women be shopping” joke.
If at first he doesn’t succeed, dust off former American Apparel CEO Dov Charney and give him a new clothing company that sounds exactly like his last one!
At a hearing that started Wednesday in a Delaware bankruptcy court and continued today, Dov Charney, the ousted CEO of American Apparel, has attempted to convince a judge to reject the company’s reorganization plan—a plan which would leave shareholders, including Charney, with nothing.
Urban Outfitters has been in a legal battle with the Navajo Nation since 2012, when the tribe sued the clothing retailer for selling items labeled and marketed as “Navajo.” Urban Outfitters was accused by the Navajo Nation of trademark infringement due to items such as panties and liquor flasks being falsely sold…
It’s a shitty Christmas indeed for American Apparel—for factory workers, and upper management, and ousted CEO/founder Dov Charney, and nearly everyone even remotely involved with this shuddering mess of a company.