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9 Hot Startup U.S. Cities That Aren't San Francisco or New York
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9 Hot Startup U.S. Cities That Aren't San Francisco or New York

These are the places where startup dreams come easier and cheaper, but can still pay off big.
10 of the Dumbest Social Media Blunders Ever
Social Media

10 of the Dumbest Social Media Blunders Ever

The Internet is an effective means of building your brand slowly or mangling it in a big hurry.
Eric Samson
Apple Ups Its Streaming Music Game: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Apple Ups Its Streaming Music Game: Weekly News Roundup

The tech giant is expected to unveil a paid music-streaming service at its annual developer conference.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Retail Giant American Apparel Gets Restraining Order Against Its Founder
Legal Issues

Retail Giant American Apparel Gets Restraining Order Against Its Founder

The company wants nothing to do with Dov Charney anymore.
9 CEOs Who Were Fired or Decided to Step Down
Leadership

9 CEOs Who Were Fired or Decided to Step Down

These chief executives learned that the hard way that running a company isn't all fun and games.
Jason Fell
Ousted American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Seeks $40 Million in Damages
Legal Issues

Ousted American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Seeks $40 Million in Damages

Charney is seeking millions of dollars for a breach of employment contract, his attorney said.
American Apparel Under Regulator Scrutiny for Possible Violations
Legal Issues

American Apparel Under Regulator Scrutiny for Possible Violations

The investigation is looking into a potential legal violation related to Dov Charney, the company's founder and former chief executive officer.
OK, So You Failed. Now What?
Failure

OK, So You Failed. Now What?

Three Things You Should Understand About Failure.
Tasha Eurich
A Proactive Approach to Addressing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace
Ethics

A Proactive Approach to Addressing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

Smaller companies migh not have formal procedures for accountablity. Here's why maintaining high standards is a good long-term practice.
Burton Goldfield
American Apparel Tries On Something New: Ethics.
American Apparel

American Apparel Tries On Something New: Ethics.

After firing its scandal-mired chairman, the company has updated its code of ethics to include rules about workplace relationships.
American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Is 'Suing Everyone'
American Apparel

American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Is 'Suing Everyone'

With supposedly only $100,000 in his bank account, majority shareholder Charney told a reporter he is going after all those who did him wrong.
Laura Entis
American Apparel Officially Fires Founder Dov Charney, Hires Its First Female CEO
American Apparel

American Apparel Officially Fires Founder Dov Charney, Hires Its First Female CEO

Six months after suspending him for alleged sexual misconduct, American Apparel pulls the trigger and cuts ties with its controversial founder.
Laura Entis
Capturing Repeat Customers Is the Magic of Growth Hacking
Repeat customers

Capturing Repeat Customers Is the Magic of Growth Hacking

Companies like Amazon and Twitter have mastered the art of paying attention to the consumers already at hand.
Ryan Holiday
Lululemon Founder Won't Go Down Without a Fight
Board of Directors

Lululemon Founder Won't Go Down Without a Fight

Chip Wilson -- the yoga-retailer's founder and ousted Chairman -- is reportedly working with Goldman Sachs to gain more influence over the company he founded back in 1998.
Laura Entis
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.  
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