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Coming Apart it Seems: Exterior of American Apparel’s downtown L.A. HQ, which touts firm’s made-in-America policy.

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American Apparel Clothes to Be Sold Retail Through Ecommerce Site

The American Apparel brand is returning to retail. Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear Inc., which purchased the bankrupt downtown clothing manufacturer’s intellectual property for $88 million in February, plans to sell some of American Apparel’s classic items through its former ecommerce site starting Aug. 14, Gildan said in a news release.

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American Apparel Begins Laying Off Employees

Following its sale last week to a Canadian clothing manufacturer, American Apparel began laying off about 2,400 employees in Southern California, Reuters reported Monday. The majority were at the company’s downtown headquarters.

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Canadian Clothier Wins $88 Million Bid for American Apparel

The Canadian clothing manufacturer which put in a stalking horse bid for American Apparel has won the bankruptcy auction, the buyer announced today.

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Amazon and Forever 21 May Place Bids for Bankrupt American Apparel

Amazon.com Inc. and Forever 21 have joined the ranks of suitors interested in acquiring bankrupt clothing company American Apparel, Reuters reported on Jan. 4.

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Could Dov Charney Sew Up New Gig?

FASHION: Associates say ousted clothing exec has unique traits.

Associates of Dov Charney hope the controversial exec fashions a future away from American Apparel.

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