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American Apparel Post-Mortem: A Lesson In Visionary Leadership

Jose Costa | Posted 02.09.2017 | Business
Jose Costa

While Dov Charney brought a strong vision and a commendable mission to the apparel industry, he also became a distraction that drew attention from the core product and inhibited the leadership's ability to keep up with market trends.

American Apparel Files For 2nd Bankruptcy

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Apparel LLC filed for its second bankruptcy protection in just over a year on Monday, weighed down by intense competitiv...

'StartUp' Podcast Picks Controversial Character In Dov Charney

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.02.2016 | Arts

What business does a disgraced former CEO plagued by sexual assault allegations have starring in a hit podcast? We’ll have to wait to find out. Gim...

Whacking the CEO: The Bold New Dance Moves Between the C-Suite and the Board

Connie Dieken | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Connie Dieken

The CEO firing was direct and dismissive. Barnes & Noble didn't stick to the bland yet reliable "we're moving in a different direction" script when it booted Chief Executive Officer Ron Boire. They didn't give him a gentle heave-ho with the old standby "he's stepping down to pursue different opportunities" tale. Instead, Barnes & Noble whacked their CEO in bold fashion.

First Nighter: James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson Play 'The Gin Game'; Oren Safdie's Unseemly 'Unseamly'

David Finkle | Posted 10.15.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

If you think you're about to hear anything critical of the two old pros James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson in director Leonard Foglia's revival of D. L. Coburn's 1977 comedy, The Gin Game, at the Golden Theatre, you better think again.

American Apparel Lawsuit Is 'The Mother Of All Sexual Harassment Cases,' Judge Says

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business

Things are not going well for American Apparel founder and former CEO Dov Charney. American Apparel's board fired Charney for misconduct, including se...

The Slow Decline And Fall Of Dov Charney's American Apparel

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business

Nearly a year after firing embattled CEO Dov Charney, American Apparel on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The filing followed a dea...

American Apparel Files For Bankruptcy

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business

By Supriya Kurane Oct 5 (Reuters) - American Apparel Inc, known as much for its sexually charged advertising and controversial founder as for its fash...

Alexander C. Kaufman

Bad News For American Apparel

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- American Apparel said Monday it plans to lay off workers and shutter stores with weak sales. The Los Angeles-based company hopes to sla...

Now You Can Read The Sexts The Fomer American Apparel CEO Allegedly Sent Employees

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business

A slew of explicit emails and text messages American Apparel founder and ex-CEO Dov Charney allegedly sent to employees were revealed in court documen...

American Apparel Fires Back At Dov Charney With A Lawsuit Of Its Own

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business

May 15 (Reuters) - Apparel retailer American Apparel Inc sued its ousted chief executive Dov Charney for violating his standstill agreement with th...

Out Dov Charney, In Paula Schneider: What's to Come With New Female CEO Of AA

Summer Noblé | Posted 06.14.2015 | Business
Summer Noblé

It goes without saying that Paula Schneider has some big shoes to fill. She has to fix a smeared reputation and clean up financial losses, but being the renaissance woman she is with a valuable and varied background, it shouldn't be a problem.

American Apparel Casting Call Says 'Instagram Hoes' Not Welcomed

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.25.2015 | Women

A leaked email for an American Apparel casting call said no "Instagram hoes" are welcomed, according to reports. While the casting agency took ful...

Kim Bhasin

American Apparel Now Explicitly Bans Managers From Hitting On Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business

Less than a month after firing its controversial chief executive, American Apparel unveiled a revamped code of ethics on Tuesday, packed with policies...

Kim Bhasin

Ousted American Apparel CEO Dov Charney Is Reportedly Down To His Last $100,000

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.22.2014 | Business

He's living in NYC on a friend's couch.

Kim Bhasin

Somehow, Dov Charney Still Has A Job At American Apparel

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business

What's a guy have to do to get fired by American Apparel? Over the summer, some members of the board of directors at American Apparel gave founder ...

If Fashion Ads Treated Men And Women The Same Way

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women

Hypersexualized advertisements showing women's bodies (or disembodied parts) are all too commonplace -- but would we react to these ads differently if...

Model Blasts 'Sexual Predators' In The Fashion Industry

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Accusations of sexual impropriety in the fashion industry are nothing new. The list of allegations against notorious photographer Terry Richardson rec...

Dov Charney Is Exactly Where He Wants To Be On Businessweek's Cover

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business

Dov Charney landed right where he wants to be on this week’s cover of Bloomberg Businessweek. The magazine hitting newsstands Friday morning pic...

Wake the F- Up America!

Elaine Williams | Posted 09.07.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

I love this country. I love 96 percent of the people I come in contact with when I speak or perform or travel; but we have GOT to wake up, people.

Dov Charney's Fight To Get American Apparel Back May Work

The New York Times | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business

Dov Charney, the ousted chief of American Apparel, is forcing a stunning showdown with the company’s board, full of twists and turns that few could ...

The One Thing Creepy Guys All Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.24.2014 | Comedy

With many high profile names in the news for alleged sexual misconduct, Conan O'Brien made a shocking revelation: creepy dudes all wear the same glass...

Kim Bhasin

Fired American Apparel CEO Vows To 'Vigorously' Fight For His Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business

Ousted American Apparel chief executive Dov Charney is not going down without a fight. A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Mond...

Another Blow For Dov Charney

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business

By Nadia Damouni and Jeffrey Dastin June 23 (Reuters) - The independent directors of maverick retailer American Apparel Inc have rejec...

American Apparel CEO Dov Charney Forced To Quit Or Be Fired: Report

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business

American Apparel CEO Dov Charney received an ultimatum at a company board meeting last Wednesday, according to sources cited by The Wall Street Journa...