Beauty

L’Oréal Stock Rises on Nestlé Speculation

clock September 22, 2017Jennifer Weil

Business

Goldman Downgrades Tiffany Citing Slow Turn on High-End Business

clock September 22, 2017Evan Clark

Beauty

Artdeco Group Takes a Second Look at India Beauty Market

clock September 22, 2017Mayu Saini

Lululemon

Under Armour's “Unlike Any” campaign featuring Zoe Zhang.

Financial

Nike, Under Armour, Lululemon Facing Dwindling Ath-leisure Trend

A new Wells Fargo report says the ath-leisure boom times for athletic giants are looking close to over.

clock September 19, 2017Kali Hays

Participants practice yoga at a Lululemon event in Chengdu.

Business Features

Chinese Women Present Major Opportunity for Sportswear Brands

A shift in beauty standards, increase in sports participation and desire for fashionable athletic attire drives a new generation of Chinese women.

clock September 19, 2017Casey Hall

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Financial

Lululemon Sales Grow in Q2, but Profits Still Down

The yoga-centric brand will incur millions in costs related to store closures, but $4 billion in revenue by 2020 is still the larger plan.

clock August 31, 2017Kali Hays

Under Armour's “Unlike Any” campaign featuring  Natasha Hastings.

Financial

Under Armour Gets Investment Downgrade Before Quarterly Results

Deutsche Bank doesn’t like the athleticwear brand’s near term growth prospects.

clock July 25, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

Lululemon Sues Under Armour Over Sports Bra Design

A legal battle is brewing over a strappy sports bra.

clock July 10, 2017Kali Hays

A view of a new Thredup store.

Retail

Thredup’s New Off-line Thrift Shop Model

The online thrift store says shoppers want to feel the merchandise.

clock June 27, 2017Sharon Edelson

The Very Polite Team: Rekert, Wilson, Mestrovic and Chan.

Media

Vancouver Agency With Well-Mannered Name Showcases Creative

A new approach to brand building utilizes crowd culture.

clock June 19, 2017Sharon Edelson

Lululemon's Enlite bra,

Financial

Lululemon CEO: Brand Still on Growth Path

The decision to consolidate the brand’s girls offering online was not an effort to cut costs, according to Laurent Potdevin.

clock June 5, 2017Kali Hays

Retailers Boosted Jobs in September

Financial

Retail Sector Lost Thousands More Jobs in May

Department stores again led the bleed of retail jobs.

clock June 2, 2017Kali Hays

Lululemon's Enlite bra,

Financial

Lululemon Q1 Mixed, Plans to Refocus Girls’ Brand Online

The company grew revenue but sales dipped, and girls’ line Ivivva is being consolidated with store closures.

clock June 1, 2017Kali Hays

Fashion Scoops

Maddie Peterson, P Money, CJ Hendry Help Lululemon Debut Global Campaign

Brand ambassadors from diverse professions and backgrounds are being featured.

clock May 15, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Coach

Financial

Report: Gap, Coach and Others Need to Close 2,600 More Stores

New analysis from Wells Fargo says more stores need to close before retailers can find balance between store costs and e-commerce sales.

clock May 12, 2017Kali Hays

The Abercrombie & Fitch store prototype in Columbus, Ohio.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Abercrombie, Lululemon and Deckers Spur M&A Interest

Abercrombie said there’s “no assurance” any discussions will lead to a definitive agreement.

clock May 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

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Activewear

Lululemon Uses Science to Reinvent the Sports Bra

The sportswear firm engineered its newest sports bra utilizing advancements in neuroscience behavior psychology and physiology.

clock May 2, 2017Sophia Chabbott

A look from Kit and Ace.

Retail

Kit and Ace Succumbs to Retail’s Harsh Reality

Brand closes majority of stores and rethinks business model.

clock April 27, 2017Sharon Edelson

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The Original Nineties Supermodels Close Versace Show as a Tribute to Gianni

clock September 22, 2017Luisa Zargani

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