US fashion retail giant commences bankruptcy protection process
The board has stripped Dov Charney of his title as CEO and president.
The retailer says "Sexy has no expiration date".
American Apparel and Ann Summers both attracted attention from ASA.
American brand enters European market at annual lingerie show.
Controversial entry tops public vote but is not recognised by retailer
Critic of full figure project in with chance to win public vote.
US retailer predicts further losses as raw material prices rise.