American Apparel Logo – American Apparel is an American of textiles based in Los Angeles, in California, the United States. The brand operates in vertical integration. She has the distinction of producing all its products at its factory in Los Angeles, refusing the use of “sweatshops” (Workshop of misery). This is a company called: Ethics. Her clothes are also all labeled “Made in downtown Los Angeles.” Employees are paid on average U.S. $ 13 per hour and have a number of benefits.
American Apparel has embarked on a policy of opening stores worldwide. The company was recently ranked 308th of the annual list of 500 U.S. companies in the fastest growing Inc.. Magazine, with 440% growth in three years and profits for 2005 exceeding U.S. $ 211 million.
American Apparel agrees with immigrants in the U.S. with the association Legalize LA. The company financed the American Red Cross for the damage of Hurricane Katrina & country rock concerts Farm Aid to help farmers ruined. In 2007 they are in conflict with Woody Allen on billboards that parodies the movie Annie Hall. Woody Allen took it very badly and filed a complaint. The irony of the poster was about the personal life of Woody Allen married the adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn in his ex-girlfriend Mia Farrow. In May 2009 the insurance company gave $ 5 million to Woody Allen.