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About American Apparel

American Apparel is a clothing manufacturer, designer, distributor, marketer, and retailer. Products include t-shirts, underwear, dresses, pants, denim, and accessories for men, women, children, babies, and dogs.

American Apparel Headquarters Location

747 Warehouse Street

Los Angeles, California, 90021,

United States


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Latest American Apparel News

Dov Charney, American Apparel Founder, Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Mar 15, 2022

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2003 file photo, Dov Charney, senior partner of American Apparel, announces he will shutter his garment manufacturing plant that employs some 1,500 workers, in observance of a scheduled Dec. 12 economic strike by Latinos, at a rally at Los Angeles' downtown Plaza. As of Friday, June 27, 2014, the ousted CEO has increased his stake in the clothing chain to nearly 43 percent as he fights to keep control of the company he founded. Previously, his stake was 27 percent. CREDIT: AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File Are the benefits of nearshoring all they’re cracked up to be? Do you know how to separate truth from fiction? Sign up for our webinar, “The Nearshoring Boom: Myth or Reality,” March 22, to learn more. In a duel that never seems to end, Dov Charney is locked in a head-to-head war with creditors intent on collecting millions of dollars they say they are owed from his days at American Apparel . With that debt now mushrooming to $30 million, Charney filed for personal Chapter 11 protection on March 10 in U.S…. This content is for Annual and Limited members only. You can read up to five free articles each month with a Limited Level Subscription. Please log in, or subscribe.

  • When was American Apparel founded?

    American Apparel was founded in 1998.

  • Where is American Apparel's headquarters?

    American Apparel's headquarters is located at 747 Warehouse Street, Los Angeles.

  • What is American Apparel's latest funding round?

    American Apparel's latest funding round is Asset Sale.

  • Who are the investors of American Apparel?

    Investors of American Apparel include Gildan Activewear, Goldman Sachs, Pentwater Capital Management, Monarch Alternative Capital, Standard General and 4 more.

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