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American Apparel Overview

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Los Angeles, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1998
Company - Public (APP)
Consumer Products Manufacturing
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors
Unknown
American Apparel wants you to be hip and comfortable inside and out. It designs and makes logo-free T-shirts, tank tops, yoga pants, and more for men, women, and children -- and does it all from its California factory, rather than exporting labor overseas. Brands include Classic ... Read more

American Apparel Reviews

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Los Banos, CA
    Former Employee - Director in Los Banos, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at American Apparel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to grow and learned fast pace great benefits

    Cons

    No complaints , until the last CEO come aboard to destroy the company alone with her clan

    Advice to Management

    Well better luck for next time

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American Apparel photo of: Headquarter offices of American Apparel in Los Angeles, California, also the main factory. (Photo by Coolcaesar - available under under CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 & GFDL, v1.2)
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American Apparel Interviews

Experience

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    Planner Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at American Apparel (Los Angeles, CA) in December 2011.

    Interview

    Informal conversation with department manager discussing personal qualifications and expected tasks of the job.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your strengths and weaknesses   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Fair and reasonable.

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