February 8, 1995 |
Rampage Clothing Co., one of the biggest garment manufacturers in Southern California, has consented to an agreement with the U.S. Labor Department requiring the company to make sure its contractors stop violating the minimum wage law and other federal labor standards.
June 27, 1997 |
One of Southern California's largest fashion names is seeking bankruptcy protection after racking up almost $94 million in debt during an ambitious expansion drive. Rampage Clothing Co. and Rampage Retailing Inc., which have the same owner but are separate companies, filed for Chapter 11 protection last week.
September 18, 1997
Young women's apparel retailer Wet Seal Inc. said its offer for Rampage Retailing Inc. was rejected in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The Irvine firm said it was outbid by another company. . . . UC Irvine has named international business expert David H. Blake, 57, as the new dean of its Graduate School of Management. Blake, former dean of Southern Methodist University's business school, will start Oct. 1, replacing longtime Dean Dennis Aigner. . . . Shares of Costa Mesa-based Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
July 1, 2006 |
Shares of Charlotte Russe Holding Inc. tapped a 52-week high Friday, a day after the women's apparel retailer announced that it was selling most of the assets of its struggling Rampage chain to competitor Forever 21 Inc. for $14 million. The move allows the San Diego-based retailer, which operates 360 Charlotte Russe stores and 64 Rampage sites, to focus on its namesake chain. The company plans to open an additional 90 Charlotte Russe stores by the end of fiscal 2007.
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March 7, 2000 |
Sanford T. Waddell has been named chief financial officer for Vsource Inc. in Ventura, a provider of Internet procurement products. He replaces Samuel E. Bradt, who will remain on the Vsource board of directors. Waddell has more than 20 years' experience in finance, operations and planning with private and publicly held corporations. Most recently, he has held CFO positions with Snyder Diamond Inc., Rampage Clothing Co. and Reddi Brake Supply Corp.
February 26, 1998 |
Wet Seal Inc., the young women's apparel retailer, plans to launch its fourth clothing chain this year. Arden B., as the chain will be known, is aimed at a slightly older and more affluent customer than the 13- to 18-year-old market targeted by the Irvine-based firm's 390 Wet Seal and Contempo Casuals stores. Initially, Wet Seal will open at least five Arden B. stores but could open as many as 50 this year if the right real estate deal comes along, President Edward Thomas said.