E-commerce grows 17% for American Apparel

For the first two quarters, web sales increased about 19% to $29.5 million.

Mark Brohan

A healthy jump in North American e-commerce sales helped American Apparel Inc. grow its total global online retail sales nearly 17% in the second quarter.

For the second quarter ended June 30, American Apparel, No. 284 in the Internet Retailer 2013 Top 500 Guide, reported:

For the first six months:

American Apparel says there were several reasons that contributed to its net losses throughout first half of the year, including expenses incurred for closing two distribution centers in Los Angeles and Montreal and further automating another warehouse facility near Los Angeles.


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