American Apparel files for bankruptcy protection, again
Arts/Entertainment / Fashion

American Apparel files for bankruptcy protection, again

WASHINGTON (AP) — American Apparel is seeking bankruptcy protection for the second time in just over a year, unable to find its footing in a shifting retail landscape and after a contentious fight for control with company founder Dov Charney. Canada’s Gildan Activewear is buying the American Apparel brand, notorious for sexually provocative ad campaigns, … Continue reading

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BC-WV–Patriot Coal-Bankruptcy/135

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The United Mine Workers union says it has reached collective bargaining agreements in principal with the only two bidders for the properties of bankrupt Patriot Coal. UMW President Cecil Roberts says details of the agreements with Blackhawk Mining and an affiliate of the Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund are still being completed. … Continue reading