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As yogawear retailer Lululemon Athletica continues towards its vision of reaching revenues of US$4bn-plus by 2020, the Canadian company is c...

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With the second-biggest shopping season of the year now underway, analysts are cautiously optimistic that back-to-school sales will provide...


Katie Smith | 27 Jan 2016

A more promotional athleisure scene, the benefits of store rationalisation starting to come through, and in-store traffic continuing on its downward trajectory as consumers increasingly shop online, are among ten predictions likely to shape the US clothing and footwear sector this year, analysts say. They also look at what might be in store for Lululemon, Hanesbrands and Ascena Retail Group.


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.

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Beth Wright | 21 Sep 2017

Yogawear retailer Lululemon Athletic is continuing to drive the US$1bn-plus plus potential of its menswear category, launching its first global men's campaign this week following a boost in average spend among male shoppers in the second quarter.


Michelle Russell | 13 Jul 2017

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica is understood to be suing rival sportswear firm Under Armour over claims it has copied the four-strap design of its best-selling sports bras.


Beth Wright | 2 Jun 2017

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica came down to earth with a bit of a bump during the first quarter, revealing a drop in earnings and a single-digit increase in sales alongside the news it is to shutter around 70% of its ivivva stores as the brand transitions to a primarily e-commerce focused business.


Beth Wright | 3 May 2017

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has unveiled what it says is a "revolutionary" sports bra, designed to embrace movement without compromising performance and featuring a new high-performance fabric.


Beth Wright | 27 Apr 2017

Kit and Ace, the "technical cashmere" clothing brand launched by the family of the founder of Lululemon Athletica, is reducing its head office staff and closing its showrooms in the US, Australia and the UK.


Michelle Russell | 10 Apr 2017

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has named former Gap Inc CEO Glenn Murphy as co-chairman of its board, a week after the company saw a 23% drop in its stock price.


Beth Wright | 30 Mar 2017

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica built on its momentum in the fourth quarter with double-digit sales and earnings increases thanks to the company's long-term strategies to drive growth.


Michelle Russell | 9 Feb 2017

The American Apparel & Footwear Association and yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica are among new signatories to the Social & Labor Convergence Project (SLCP), bringing the total number of signatories to 100 in its first year, as the initiative prepares to launch its pilot standard. 


The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Michelle Russell | 13 Dec 2016

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has promoted Celeste Burgoyne to head up the group's retail Americas division with immediate effect. 


Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 2016

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica picked up the pace in its third-quarter with solid sales and earnings increases thanks to gross margin gains and improved productivity.


Beth Wright | 7 Nov 2016

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has named former Theory men's creative director, Ben Stubbington, to the newly created position of senior vice president for men's design.


Beth Wright | 20 Oct 2016

Increasing competition in the athleisure segment is putting pressure on prices, according to analysts, who argue the trend does not bode well for Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica.


Michelle Russell | 8 Sep 2016

Lululemon Athletica is extending its ship-from-store pilot to around 65 locations, turning more of its stores into online fulfilment centres as part of the Canadian yoga wear brand's investment in e-commerce. 


Michelle Russell | 2 Sep 2016

Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica has disappointed the market as it revealed higher second-quarter earnings but issued a tepid outlook for its third-quarter that missed analyst estimates.


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.

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Michelle Russell | 2 Jul 2015

It seems we need to pay more attention to what we pull on in the mornings after a number of health incidents related to clothing has placed the spotlight firmly on the safety of garments and how we wear them.


Leonie Barrie | 24 Oct 2014

Competition for pole position in the women's sportswear market is about to heat up after Nike this week revealed it has set its sights on growing its women's business by 40% over the next two years.

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