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Emily Potts | 21 Dec 2015

Lululemon, the cult brand favoured by yoga fans, has been at the forefront of athleisure since the trend began. But despite its early mover status the brand cannot afford to rest on its laurels as the success of sportswear has brought more competition than ever to the category, writes Emily Potts, contributing analyst at Euromonitor International.


Michelle Russell | 14 Jan 2015

The growth of e-commerce and m-commerce is on the rise but retailers still need to do more to better meet consumer expectations online, according to experts at Retail's 'Big Show', the National Retail Federation's 104th Annual Convention & Expo that took place in New York this week.


Michelle Russell | 14 Jan 2015

The growth of e-commerce and m-commerce is on the rise but retailers still need to do more to better meet consumer expectations online, according to experts at Retail's 'Big Show', the National Retail Federation's 104th Annual Convention & Expo that took place in New York this week.


Michelle Russell | 12 Dec 2014

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica says it has turned an important corner and will be relentless about accelerating forward, after revealing third-quarter earnings that beat expectations.

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Beth Wright | 10 Aug 2016

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica says it has the "right" board of directors to lead it into the future despite the resignation of long-serving member Rhoda Pitcher yesterday (10 August).


Michelle Russell | 8 Jun 2016

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has begun its new fiscal year with what analysts say is strong sales growth fuelled by the rise of online shopping and the opening of new stores.


Beth Wright | 8 Jun 2016

The founder of yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has criticised the retailer's board for a second time after members held a "virtual" annual shareholder meeting via a voice-only webcast.


Beth Wright | 2 Jun 2016

Founder of yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica, Chip Wilson has criticised the retailer's board in an open letter to shareholders published on Wednesday (1 June), stating the company has "lost its way" and claiming a "call to action is needed".


Katie Smith | 31 Mar 2016

Lululemon Athletica needs to focus on refreshing its brand to entice new and existing customers into its stores, one analyst has said, after the Canadian yoga wear brand continues to clear inventories and issued conservative guidance for its first quarter.


Michelle Russell | 3 Mar 2016

Yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica is one of the companies set to speak at this year's RFID Journal Live event in Florida, which is now in its tenth year. 


Katie Smith | 13 Jan 2016

Canadian yoga wear retailer Lululemon Athletica has lifted its fourth-quarter guidance after what it describes as a "very successful" holiday season, driven by strong execution in stores and online during the key weeks.


Michelle Russell | 23 Dec 2015

Lululemon Athletica has defended its position following the release online of an animal rights campaign video claiming the Canadian yoga wear brand continues to sell clothing items using "cruelly produced down".


Michelle Russell | 22 Oct 2015

Lululemon Athletica has created the new post of creative director as part of strategic changes by the Canadian yoga wear brand to elevate and reinforce its focus on design and innovation.


Michelle Russell | 22 Oct 2015

Lululemon Athletica has created the new post of creative director as part of strategic changes by the Canadian yoga wear brand to elevate and reinforce its focus on design and innovation.


Second-quarter earnings for the retail sector as a whole are forecast to be lower than the prior month, despite easy year-on-year comparisons. The Finish Line posted a small drop in net income, Zumiez saw its profit more than halve, Cherokee Global Brands posted a double-digit decline in net earnings, while Christopher & Banks swung to a loss, and Hudson's Bay was back in the black. 


First-quarter revenue forecasts for US apparel retailers fared far worse than earnings expectations. The Finish Line said it got off to a "solid start" with double-digit profit growth, and Cherokee was pleased with a "strong" quarter, despite some headwinds. Elsewhere, Urban Outfitters revealed a mixed quarter, while Men's Wearhouse booked record sales but a decline in earnings.


Katie Smith | 26 Jun 2015

Lululemon Athletica has appointed Miguel Almeida as executive vice president of digital, as the Canadian yoga wear business looks to “amplify the power” of the brand.


Michelle Russell | 12 Jun 2015

A move by Lululemon founder Chip Wilson to sell his US1.2bn stake in the yoga wear firm would be a long-term positive, one analyst believes.


Michelle Russell | 11 Jun 2015

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has filed a prospectus supplement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that could see him sell his stake in the yoga wear firm.


Michelle Russell | 27 Mar 2015

Lululemon Athletica may have put 'pantsgate' behind it, analysts believe, and be back on a strong growth trajectory after revealing increased earnings and sales in its fourth-quarter.


Michelle Russell | 27 Mar 2015

Lululemon Athletica may have put 'pantsgate' behind it, analysts believe, and be back on a strong growth trajectory after revealing increased earnings and sales in its fourth-quarter.


Beth Wright | 2 Feb 2015

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has announced his decision to step down from the board of directors.


Katie Smith | 13 Jan 2015

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has raised its fourth-quarter earnings and revenue guidance, thanks to improved merchandise and strong holiday results.


Katie Smith | 13 Jan 2015

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has raised its fourth-quarter earnings and revenue guidance, thanks to improved merchandise and strong holiday results.


Michelle Russell | 8 Jan 2015

The appointment of J Crew executive Stuart Haselden as CFO for Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica is a solid fit, analysts believe.


Michelle Russell | 8 Jan 2015

The appointment of J Crew executive Stuart Haselden as CFO for Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica is a solid fit, analysts believe.


Michelle Russell | 11 Dec 2014

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has revealed third-quarter earnings that beat expectations but trimmed its full-year sales forecast.


Michelle Russell | 11 Dec 2014

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has revealed third-quarter earnings that beat expectations but trimmed its full-year sales forecast.

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Leonie Barrie | 24 Oct 2014

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