| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:52 PM
American Apparel Inc., bedeviled by turmoil in the executive suite, reported a larger-than-expected loss in its second quarter as the retailer struggled with flat sales and worked to secure fresh credit from borrowers.
The Los Angeles retailer, which...
| Aug 23, 2014
A year after receiving state and local incentives for job creation, Anthem Education Group has sold its Florida schools and laid off 150 workers at its headquarters in Fort Lauderdale.
The transaction with California-based International Education Corp....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Harlan Teller has been appointed interim vice president at Northern Illinois University. He will oversee the university’s Division of Marketing & Communications for the next two years. Teller, 63, is taking a leave of absence from his position as...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:55 PM
American Apparel Inc. is getting a financial lifeline from its largest shareholders in an agreement that could leave founder Dov Charney out in the cold.
The Los Angeles retailer has signed a deal that will bring in up to $25 million in cash from New...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In just three weeks, Dov Charney went from chief executive of American Apparel Inc. to a paid consultant who is forbidden from accessing the company's computer systems.
He now has no supervisory authority over the Los Angeles retailer's workers, and...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Anyone who saw Hunter Hayes’ powerful rendition of his new song “Invisible” on Sunday’s Grammy Awards telecast should have become an immediate fan, making his upcoming performance in Wellington one of the weekend’s hottest...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Christmas is in the rearview mirror, but there's still no rest for retailers expecting yet another day of intense crowds Thursday.
The post-Noel mall scene this year won't just be marked by the annual stream of returns from dissatisfied gift...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:37 PM
The Black Friday shopping rush may be slightly less of a nail-biter for retailers after government data showed better-than-expected sales in October.
Retail sales jumped 0.4% last month, the U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday, handily exceeding the 0.1%...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:35 AM
More than four in 10 Americans are living paycheck to paycheck and nearly one in 10 doesn’t earn enough to pay for essentials, according to a study released Tuesday.
The survey, conducted for the Allstate insurance company by FTI Consulting Inc.,...
| Feb 4, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Next time the Terminator is back, it may be from Sony Pictures. The Culver City-based studio will make an offer by the end of the day, when bids for rights to make future movies in the 26-year-old action franchise are......