Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Agrees to Back Off

Former Lululemon CEO and company founder Chip Wilson has struck a new deal with those currently running his stretchy pants empire: he's cutting his shares in half and selling them to Advent, a private equity company. In exchange, Wilson has promised not to fight the board over the direction they're taking the company… » 8/08/14 11:40am 8/08/14 11:40am

Lululemon Investors Blame Financial Woes on CEO's 'Dumpy' Body

Good to know that it isn't just Lululemon's customer base that's subject to snide fat-shaming and goofball body standards—it's also their leader! According to some intrepid New York Post reporting, multiple Lululemon shareholders are very concerned about CEO Laurent Potdevin's business acumen. And by that they mean… » 4/22/14 3:30pm 4/22/14 3:30pm

​Judge Issues Final Dismissals of Lululemon Lawsuits

The long, convoluted, and just plain awful battle between sheer leggings purveyor Lululemon and its shareholders has finally come to an unfulfilling end because apparently there's no real legal statue regarding being an asshole. Chicago Tribune reports that in the past week or so, US District Judge Katherine Forrest… » 4/20/14 12:30pm 4/20/14 12:30pm

Founders of Lulelemon Say It's Your Body's Fault If Their Pants Pill

The cult of Lululemon took a hit earlier this year when they had to recall some of their pants because they were making people look far too naked on the streets. Since then, they've lost money and tried to find a new CEO, and last week, Business Insider reported that customers were complaining about the special… » 11/06/13 5:09pm 11/06/13 5:09pm

I'm a Size 18 Yogi, and Lululemon Can Kiss My Fat Ass

Lululemon, like many major retailers before them, likes to pretend that a size 4 is the size of the average woman in the United States. Despite much evidence to the contrary, they cater their overpriced wares to an America that doesn't exist, and have no desire to change their dumb-ass ways. Therefore, I meant what I… » 8/01/13 11:10am 8/01/13 11:10am

Help Wanted: Lululemon Seeks CEO Who Voted for Pedro, Does Headstands

Lululemon has posted a Help Wanted ad to replace departing C.E.O. Christine Day. It reads kind of like it was written by a 12-year-old Redditor, if 12-year-old Redditors were really into yoga. The new C.E.O., or "head boss person," must possess a variety of personal qualities. These include the ability to "communicate… » 6/14/13 6:45pm 6/14/13 6:45pm

Lululemon Is Asking Customers To Bend Over To Prove Their Yoga Pants…

Lululemon aficionados say that the much-publicized recall of some of the company's black luon (a proprietary nylon/Lycra blend) yoga pants — which could cost the company $20 million in lost sales — is far from the only quality control issue Lululemon has recently been troubled with. The world of Lululemon blogs — yes,… » 3/23/13 4:00pm 3/23/13 4:00pm

The Lululemon Sheer Pants Debacle Gets All Crisis-y

Lululemon blames the manufacturer. The manufacturer blames Lululemon. Fingers are pointed, words are spoken that cannot be unsaid and it is us, the timid consumer — trembling in downward dog — who suffers in our see-through $100 yoga pants. Don't you hate it when mom and dad fight? Don't you hate it when mom and dad… » 3/20/13 3:00pm 3/20/13 3:00pm

Lululemon Recalls Overpriced See-Through Yoga Pants

You might have been too busy this weekend with all of the exercise sport workouts that you were doing to have heard the news, but Lululemon, the pricey yoga outfitter adored by the wealthy zen everywhere, were forced to recall a large selection of their yoga pants due to a coverage problem, i.e., wearing them meant… » 3/19/13 10:55am 3/19/13 10:55am

'Lululemon Killer' Brittany Norwood Gets Life in Prison

Brittany Norwood, the woman who was charged last March with murdering her Lululemon co-worker Jayna Murray at the Maryland store where the two women worked, was found guilty this Saturday of murder in the first degree and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The March 11 murder occurred as… » 1/29/12 5:45pm 1/29/12 5:45pm