Lululemon Grows Fast But Its Rivals Do Not Stay Stagnant

Lululemon Grows Fast But Its Rivals Do Not Stay Stagnant

Anne Howard, a mother of two teenage daughters in San Francisco, said she was a loyal Lululemon customer and enjoyed shopping at a store near her home. But when she bought a gift for her husband this holiday, she chose Nike jerseys because the No. 1 pick for her...
Well-Timed Mirror Purchase Catapults Lululemon Beyond Athleisure

Well-Timed Mirror Purchase Catapults Lululemon Beyond Athleisure

With the pandemic upending the fitness industry, Lululemon bought Mirror, a home workout startup, at just the right time. But even after the public health concerns go away, Lululemon’s purchase of Mirror in late June will remain key to attracting more customers. As...
Even in Pandemic, Lululemon Expands Stores

Even in Pandemic, Lululemon Expands Stores

While many retailers are cutting back or even going out of business in the pandemic’s economic downturn, Lululemon Athletica is the rare exception with plans to open 30 to 35 new stores by the end of 2020. The continuing work-at-home environment has accelerated the...
Apparel & Tech: An Unlikely Marriage in the Stock Market

Apparel & Tech: An Unlikely Marriage in the Stock Market

A cluster of stocks in the apparel sector – companies that capitalized on the uptick in online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic – are riding the tech wave. From April 1 to September 1, Lululemon’s stock jumped 113%, The Real Real had a 158% surge and the Gap Inc....