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Kim Bhasin

Lululemon To Collect Customer Data, After Years Of Avoiding It | Kim Bhasin | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business

Lululemon will soon be learning a lot more about you. The purveyor of stretchy yoga pants is going to start collecting customer data after years of...

Lululemon's Profit Plunges 60 Percent, CFO To Retire

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business

Lululemon Athletica's reported quarterly results that edged past expectations on Thursday, but the Canadian yogawear retailer trimmed its revenue and ...

(Trying to) Speak Truth to Power: Ten Observations From My 90 Minutes With Lululemon's CEO

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

Lululemon should be judged based on what they do now, not primarily on their willingness to participate in this panel.

When Did Lululemon Become a Noun Synonymous With Leggings?

Alisa Wolfson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Style
Alisa Wolfson

With all the the talk about Lululemon's "dumpy" new CEO Laurent Potdevin at the helm of the fitness conscious company, it only seems fitting to explore the brand's highly contoured and often copycatted clothing -- and what's made it the most sought after non-athletic, athletic apparel.

The Lemon That Is Lululemon

Suneal Bedi | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Suneal Bedi

Lululemon's comments can and likely do cause negative social effects by creating a concept of the ideal fit female body as one that only can fit comfortably into its pants. It should begin to impose on itself an extra duty to be socially responsible.

Your 'Brand' Is the One Sentence People Say About You Behind Your Back

Mark Drapeau | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Mark Drapeau

A brand is essentially the one sentence people say about you behind your back. This practical "street" definition based on actual human interaction applies equally well to people, products, and companies.

Yoga Is Bigger Than Pants: Tell Lululemon How You Feel

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

After asking Lululemon founder Chip Wilson to kiss my fat yoga a** in December, Lululemon has finally agreed to let me talk to the new CEO, Laurent Po...

Kim Bhasin

Something Strange Is Happening To Teens' Pants | Kim Bhasin | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business

America's teenagers are dropping their jeans and replacing them with elastic-waistband stretch pants, according to a well-regarded report on teenage b...

Lululemon Takes Jimmy Kimmel's Joke One Step Further

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business

Just in case Lululemon's see-through yoga pants weren't sheer enough, the retailer is rolling out a product that is more revealing than ever: spray-on...

Kim Bhasin

Lululemon No Longer Wears The Pants In The Yoga Pants Business | Kim Bhasin | Posted 03.27.2014 | Business

Lululemon created a yoga pants monster. Now it has to find a way to get it back under control. The retailer that popularized, and once dominated, y...

Lululemon Goes For Day 'n Night Looks

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.19.2014 | Style

In today's athletic-wear news, Lululemon is taking their yoga pants to the next level. The active clothing brand launched their new line called "&...

How to Be a Style Icon in Workout Gear

Mara Menachem | Posted 05.04.2014 | Style
Mara Menachem

Do you know how many books have been written in yoga pants? I don't either, but I imagine many.

The Urban Girl's Dictionary

Allison Bagley | Posted 04.20.2014 | Style
Allison Bagley

A guide to words I wish were part of our common vernacular.

Lululemon Apologizes For Drastic Move

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business

Yoga retailer Lululemon has apologized after customers complained they were being banned from its online store for reselling products online. Numer...

Yoga Pants Defiant: My Crusade Against the Cult of Casual

Catherine Zinger | Posted 04.02.2014 | Style
Catherine Zinger

When "Casual Fridays" took hold in the early nineties with the rise of the tech bubble, Americans, turned the formality dial down from power suits, to business casual, to questionably casual, to downright slovenly, and have left it there ever since.

What Great Brands Do

Scott Goodson | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Scott Goodson

There are many ways to tell if someone is a great businessperson. But there's another, easier way of establishing whether someone is destined for greatness: You can ask them if they've read the effervescent What Great Brands Do by author and speaker Denise Lee Yohn.

The Emperor's New (Yoga Clothes)

Rudy Mettia | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rudy Mettia

There's nothing more "anti-yoga" than fighting about what other people are wearing. Live and let live people, and that goes for both camps.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Startup Storytelling

Andy Smith | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Andy Smith

Make stories part of your culture -- and more than that, the integrity of your culture. All-hands meetings can be pivotal here. Stories are often the best way to relate how a company is doing, what people are doing well, and what they could be doing better.

Lululemon Predicts Even More Bad News

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Sales at Lululemon Athletica Inc's (LULU.O) established stores will likely drop in the fourth quarter, the first year-on-year drop since 2...

8 Hilarious Resignation Fails (and Wins) of 2013

Joe Rodota | Posted 03.08.2014 | Media
Joe Rodota

In what appears to be an unnecessary conclusion, the former Burger King employee added, "Don't worry about writing me a reference. I don't need references (especially from Burger King) where I'm heading to (law school). So, consider our bridges burnt."

Get Fit: Ditch the Fancy Pants

Elizabeth Licorish | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Licorish

I'd completely psych myself out, so desperate to look the part of Fit Girl, I'd be totally exhausted before my feet even touched the treadmill.

Follow Up: Still Waiting for Chip Wilson to Kiss My Fat Yoga Ass

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 02.17.2014 | Women
Alanna Kaivalya

For a company whose vision is "to elevate the world from mediocrity to greatness," I'd say they need to start doing a hell of a lot better job. Can the new CEO do it with Chip Wilson still in the background pulling the strings?

These 3 Images Perfectly Summarize Lululemon's Horrendous Year

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 12.18.2013 | Business

They say no publicity is bad publicity, but we're pretty sure that's not the case for Lululemon. The high-end yoga-wear retailer has had a pretty ...

Carolyn Gregoire

How The Yoga Industry Lost (And Found) Its Soul Along The Way To Reinventing Spirituality In America | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

In 1971, Sat Jivan Singh Khalsa moved to New York to open a yoga studio. A lawyer moonlighting as a Kundalini yoga teacher, he set up shop in Boerum H...

Kim Bhasin

Lululemon Makes Painful Admission | Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.12.2013 | Business

Fewer shoppers are visiting Lululemon stores because of the yoga-wear retailer's repeated controversies, the company acknowledged on Thursday. Chie...