Lululemon’s latest: Face-attacking tops!

It seems the good people at Lululemon just keep on giving. The latest “really?” news from the uber yoga power is a recall of more than 300,000 women’s tops that include drawstrings that, if pulled or yanked on, can snap back and strike the wearer in the face with a nasty hard tip. More from … Continue reading Lululemon’s latest: Face-attacking tops!

Catchin’ up: States with the most yoga studios, used Lululemons and …

Quick little potpourri of news for you. First up, the Huffington Post published a map showing where there are the most yoga studios, per capita, across the United States. California and New York aren’t at the top, although Colorado is close. Find it here. Secondly, because we’ve consistently touched on all things Lululemon, you may … Continue reading Catchin’ up: States with the most yoga studios, used Lululemons and …

All you ever wanted to know about Lululemon

When it comes to the ridiculously named  Lululemon, I have a clear conscience. The first time I walked into a store, a slightly smug salesperson asked me if she could be of some assistance. I said I was looking for a good pair of yoga pants that could take a beating. When I saw the … Continue reading All you ever wanted to know about Lululemon

The latest Lululemon fiasco is just funny

You can check all of Lululemon’s previous PR disasters right here. Let’s be thankful the latest one is just funny — no sexism or racism involved. Well, maybe anti-Buffaloism, if there is such a thing. So this may not be funny if you are a Buffalo Bills or Sabres fan. Check it out: Lululemon Athletica … Continue reading The latest Lululemon fiasco is just funny

What’s happening with Lululemon? Its founder is getting rich(er?)

If you don’t recall all the happenings with Lululemon, click here for on ongoing, occasionally reluctant coverage. There’s some pretty big new news today, which can be summed up as: Founder Chip Wilson is rich. If he wasn’t already. Here’s the news via the New York Times: Under the terms of the deal reached Thursday, … Continue reading What’s happening with Lululemon? Its founder is getting rich(er?)

Yes, Lululemon has another customer-relations problem

Feel like, to be consistent — as in keeping a six-day-a-week practice — we need to acknowledge that Lululemon once again is under fire for some corporate missteps. This time, it’s all in reaction to the company’s trying to block customers from re-selling its clothing. Here’s how the Vancouver Sun sums things up: Lululemon has … Continue reading Yes, Lululemon has another customer-relations problem

Lululemon’s run of success may finally be coming to an end

Bikram backlash. Yoga patent lawsuits. Now, Lululemon’s losing stock value. The Kali Yuga, for sure, right? After Lululemon’s founder announced this past week he was stepping down as chairman, things haven’t taken a turn for the better for the yoga clothing company. Check out this report from Friday: Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s shares fell for a … Continue reading Lululemon’s run of success may finally be coming to an end

The thighs have it: Lululemon founder quits as chairman

Chip Wilson, the founder of Lululemon and the guy responsible for the series of recent gaffes — fat thighs, etc. — is stepping down as chairman of the yoga clothes company, the company announced Tuesday. In I’m sure totally related news, no one today was surprised by this. The company also has appointed a new CEO. Laurent Potdevin … Continue reading The thighs have it: Lululemon founder quits as chairman

Stephen Colbert names Lululemon’s CEO his ‘Alpha Dog of the Week’

“Hear that ladies, divorce is your fault.” And that’s actually among the least offensive things you’ll hear in video from Monday night’s the The Colbert Report. So enjoy at this link. (WordPress fail on getting it to embed.) It includes mention of the “heart-felt” statement we noted earlier. Posted by Steve