Why American Apparel is no longer sexy

American Apparel's latest ads are focusing more on its clothing, rather than the (ahem) lack-of-clothing on billboards past.

We’re gonna pause in our regularly scheduled host-blogging for something a little different today: video, not text. Pictures, not words.

The subject at hand is the weirdest CEO interview I’ve done in 13 years at Marketplace – the founder and now ex-CEO of American Apparel, Dov Charney.

He’s trying to claw his way back into the company. The company, meanwhile, looks like it’s trying to move on.

And with that… here you go:


Video produced by Preditorial 

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.

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