13 February 2014
Capital Group is rumoured to have more than doubled its stake in beleaguered Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica, which has been battling falling sales after complaints about the quality of its products.
21 January 2014
Adidas, Esprit, and Gap Inc are among a coalition of 30 retailers and brands that have signed a new letter calling for an investigation into the recent violence in Cambodia's garment industry.
13 January 2014
Lululemon Athletica has lowered its fourth-quarter earnings and sales guidance on the back of declining traffic and revenue trends.
23 December 2013
Instead of our regular look at the most read stories on just-style during the week, we thought a fitting end to the year would be to take a look at the top stories on just-style in 2013. Garment factory disasters, strikes, safety agreements, and M&S's body odour neutralising suit, were some of the issues that made the headlines.
13 December 2013
A lot's happened for Lululemon Athletica over the last few months, but one thing that continues to weigh on the yoga brand is the impact of quality issues. But according to CFO John Currie, the company is on a mission to improve control and prevent faulty goods entering its stores.
12 December 2013
Lululemon Athletica has blamed macro and execution issues for cutting its full-year sales guidance, despite recording a 15.2% increase in profit during the third quarter.
10 December 2013
Lululemon Athletica founder and chairman Chip Wilson has decided to step down as the Canadian sportswear brand named Laurent Potdevin as its new CEO.
9 December 2013
Increased costs, quality issues, and weakened demand resulted in job cuts and widened losses for certain retailers in 2013. But overseas expansion, the value of domestic manufacturing, and innovative products bolstered others.
4 December 2013
A combination of cold weather, promotions and price cuts saw millions of Americans shop for holiday gifts over the Thanksgiving weekend, kicking off the biggest selling period of the year. But while overall shopper numbers were up on last year, they're spending less, first figures suggest. Katie Smith looks at how the holiday season is likely to pan out.
29 November 2013
Eleven people, including a six-year-old boy, are said to have died during this year's cotton harvest in Uzbekistan, according to a new report.
8 November 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the first rise in same-store sales at JC Penney for almost two years, plans to increase the minimum wage for garment workers in Bangladesh, and a court ruling to limit the use of nanosilver in textiles.
4 November 2013
Canadian sportswear brand Lululemon Athletica is facing fresh complaints about the quality of its products, eight months after it was forced to pull a line of black Luon trousers from its stores after the fabric was found to be see-through.
30 October 2013
Canadian sportswear brand Lululemon has appointed Kmart executive Tara Poseley to the role of chief product officer.
17 October 2013
Faced with ongoing international criticism and a ban on the use of Uzbek cotton by more than 136 international apparel brands and retailers, the country's government is for the first time allowing the International Labor Organization (ILO) to carry out inspections during the 2013 cotton harvest.
13 September 2013
Sportswear brand Luluemon has lowered its full year earnings and revenue forecasts after second quarter profit slipped on issues around sheerness in its black Luon leggings, which it was forced to recall earlier this year.
13 September 2013
Lululemon has inked a strategic partnership with Noble Biomaterials, which will give the sportswear brand exclusive use of Noble's X-Static antimicrobial technology in its performance apparel.
5 September 2013
Having long sat on fashion's sidelines, Australasia has generated significant interest of late. In particular, the region's relative resilience to the financial turmoil which has plagued much of the northern hemisphere has proved to be a key attraction for international retailers, according to Euromonitor International.
2 September 2013
Global demand for indoor sportswear and fitness apparel is continuing to rise, despite constrained consumer spending in key economies around the world, a new report says.
2 July 2013
Sportswear giant Nike has called for an inquiry by the Cambodian government into a dispute between police and thousands of garment workers at a factory it sources from.
21 June 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include continuing protests in Cambodia over the sacking of garment workers, the news that apparel pricing edged up in May, and Tesco's decision to stop sourcing from an unsafe factory in Bangladesh.
17 June 2013
Protests are continuing over the mass sacking in Cambodia of striking workers who make garments for companies including Nike, Lululemon Athletica and Wilson Sports Apparel.
14 June 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a report that China's cotton stocks policy may lead to higher prices, a look at whether the tide of social accountability is turning, and an admission that clothing factories in Burma need to be improved.
11 June 2013
Assessing the true cost of Lululemon’s recall of its hugely popular black Luon pants back in March could take some time yet.
11 June 2013
Lululemon Athletica CEO Christine Day is to quit after the company announced a first quarter US$17.5m write-off linked to the recall of its popular black Luon leggings.
4 June 2013
Athletic brand Lululemon has said that its black Luon trousers are making a return to stores, after issues with fabric sheerness saw the company withdraw the highly successful line in March.
31 May 2013
North America may no longer take centre stage in the global apparel market, but the recession has by no means sounded the region's curtain call, according to Euromonitor International.
4 April 2013
Lululemon has said that its chief product officer, Sheree Waterson, will leave the company just weeks after the retailer recalled a key trouser style for being too see-through.
22 March 2013
Since 2009, active wear brand Lululemon Athletica has seen profits soar, regularly increasing its guidance after better than expected performances. But, is the recall of its black Luon pants a sign that the brand is growing too quickly?
22 March 2013
Lululemon Athletica is still investigating how a line of sheerer than expected black Luon products made it into stores.
22 March 2013
Active wear clothing brand Lululemon saw fourth quarter net income grow on rising sales and margins.