• Net revenue for the quarter increased 55.8% to $152.2m
  • Net income of $21.8m
  • H1 revenue up 61.9% to $290.5m

Yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica saw its sales and profit more than double in the second quarter, buoyed by new store rollouts.

The company ended the quarter with 130 stores in North America and Australia.

Christine Day, Lululemon’s CEO said: "Our strong sales momentum reflects increased brand awareness driven by the strength of our product innovation, guest experience and community engagement.

"We achieved $1,532 in sales per square foot for the second quarter driven by the exceptional performance of our newest stores. We are intently focused on our existing growth strategies which include fueling our rapidly growing e-commerce business and leveraging our showrooms into 20 to 25 store openings in 2011."

For the third quarter of fiscal 2010, Lululemon expects net revenue to be in the range of $155m to $160m.

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