American Apparel

Leadership

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American Apparel Lays Off Workers, Considers Outsourcing

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American Apparel Names Former Liz Claiborne Head as Chairman

The retailer had filed for bankruptcy in October following years of losses and the ouster of founder and CEO Dov Charney.

American Apparel Rejects Takeover Bid Led by Fired Founder

Earlier this week, the Los Angeles-based company received a $300 million bid from a group of investors who are backing the return of Dov Charney.

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American Apparel is a publicly traded fashion retailer. It was founded by Dov Charney, a divisive figure who served as the company’s CEO from 2007 when the company went public, to 2014 following allegations of his misuse of company funds and inappropriate conduct. Charney followed with a $40 million breach-of-contract suit that was filed in March 2015.