Neither American Apparel's financials nor nasty reports of sexist hiring practices are the problem, founder and CEO Dov Charney tells his employees -- and an AA rep tells us. The problem here is immigration reform.
Known for being fearlessly risqué, American Apparel has yet again used shock tactics to its advantage. Its latest effort: using nudity to sell clothes. The company has rolled out a banner ad that displays a topless model – boobs, nipples and a tantalizing unzipping of her top.