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    Sporting goods industry stocks rose by 10.9% in Q1 2021


    Confirming the resilience of our industry, the average stock market value of 38 selected public companies in the sporting goods sector advanced by 10.9 percent in the first three months of 2021. Comparatively, the main stock indices grew by only between 2.4 percent and 8.5 percent over the period.

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    After posting brilliant results, Lululemon will form three regions


    The yoga apparel specialist seems unstoppable, posting sales and earnings for the fourth quarter that were at the high end of its forecasts. Lululemon Athletica saw its net income progress by 11 percent from the year-ago quarter to $329.8 million. The gross margin rose by 0.6 percentage points to 58.6 ...

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    Lululemon’s chairman wants to invest with KKR


    Working together with KKR , the big American investment group, Glenn Murphy , chairman of Lululemon , has created a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that has started trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol KAHC, following an oversubscribed public offering worth $1.2 billion. The purpose of the ...

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    Lululemon establishes a Global Wellbeing Index


    Lululemon has released its first Global Wellbeing Report , a survey that benchmarks the state of wellbeing worldwide with an inaugural Global Wellbeing Index . Lululemon commissioned an online survey managed by Edelman Data Intelligence . The survey was conducted between Nov. 13 and Dec. 1, 2020 ...

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    Decathlon, Lululemon and Puma rank high as good places to work


    Decathlon , Lululemon and Puma scored high in Glassdoor ’s latest annual Employees’ Choice Awards for the best places to work in certain countries . Lululemon has come in seventh place in Canada and eighth place in the U.S. Decathlon came in sixth place in France and ...

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    An ongoing momentum at Lululemon


    Lululemon says it expects sales and earnings that will be at the high end of the previously forecast ranges for the fourth quarter and full financial year ending Jan. 30. The company had most recently projected sales growth in the mid-to-high teens for the quarter, with a rise in ...

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    New international merchandising director from Nike for Lululemon


    Lululemon has appointed Bianca Gonzalez as its new senior vice president of global merchandising. She spent the last 18 years at Nike in various roles in merchandising and category management. She was most recently vice president and general manager for the kids segment in North America. At ...

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    Brand value of the top 10 apparel brands worldwide in 2020


    This infographic shows the brand value 2020 vs 2019 of the leading international apparel brands (source: BrandZ, Kantar). This chart can be downloaded as JPG, PNG or PDF.

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    Lululemon’s profits return to double-digit growth


    The yoga apparel specialist saw its net income progress by 14 percent in the third quarter to $143.6 million, rebounding from a 31 percent dip suffered in the second one, in spite of extra expenditures of $8.5 million related to the $500 million acquisition of Mirror . The gross margin ...

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    Lululemon has a new CFO and a new director, both female


    Lululemon has promoted Meghan Frank to chief financial officer. She is the first woman to hold the post at the apparel brand. Frank has been serving since April as interim co-CFO alongside Alex Grieve , Lululemon’s vice president and controller. Frank began her career as an associate with ...

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    Lululemon expands its leadership team


    Lululemon Athletica has promoted one of its managers, Celeste Burgoyne , and brought in an experienced manager, André Maestrini , who will join the company from Adidas in January to serve as executive vice president in charge of international operations. It has also appointed a new manager in ...

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    Lululemon releases its first comprehensive sustainability agenda


    Lululemon has set its long-term sustainability strategy in its first-ever “Impact Agenda.” The document sets three focus key areas - “Be Human,” “Be Well,” and “Be Planet” - and outlines 12 goals to drive progress in social and environmental issues. These include commitments to have at least 75 percent ...

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    Ranking - The Largest Sporting Goods Retailers Worldwide


    This exclusive chart shows the revenue development of the major global sporting goods retailers in 2019 vs 2018. The chart and data can be downloaded. This is exclusive data and analysis for Premium Members.

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    Lululemon sells more than it had projected


    Thanks to strong gains in e-commerce, and despite disruptions in stores because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Lululemon Athletica managed to grow revenues by 2 percent to $902.9 million in the second quarter ended on Aug. 2, with a growth of 3 percent in constant currencies. Direct-to-consumer net revenues represented ...

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    Lululemon opens corner in a Munich department store


    Lululemon has opened a shop-in-shop of 90 square meters in the urban sports section of Oberpollinger , the high-end department store in downtown Munich. It’s the first of the kind in Germany for Lululemon, which already has a store in Munich and eight others in the rest of the ...

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    Facebook boycott gains ground in the sports sector


    Big sports brands like Adidas , Arc’teryx , Lululemon , Puma and Reebok have joined many others in the last few days in boycotting Facebook in response to a call by six civil rights group to stop advertising on the leading social network in order to ...

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    Lululemon to acquire home exercise platform


    Lululemon will be spending $500 million to acquire Mirror , an American company that has created an interactive, home-based exercise platform with live classes, on-demand classes and one-on-one training. It will be Lululemon’s first takeover of another company. Mirror markets a $1,495 interactive home gym built into a ...

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    Lululemon to boost its diversity, equity and inclusion


    On its website, Lululemon has detailed a number of pledges in response to the riots in the U.S. It will hire a “head of global diversity, equity and inclusion” and boost the budget of its “diversity, equity, and action” team by $5 million a year. It will establish “pacer” ...

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    Lululemon suffered less than its peers


    Despite strong gains in e-commerce, store closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic weighed on Lululemon Athletica ’s sales, affecting its quarterly performance and sending the vertically integrated yoga apparel maker’s sales down by about 7 percent. Financial analysts had anticipated that the company would book sales of nearly $700 million ...

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    Lululemon's CFO leaves


    Lululemon has announced the departure of its current chief financial officer, Patrick Guido , on May 8. He will be joining the Asbury Automotive Group as senior vice-president and chief financial officer. Meghan Frank , Lululemon’s senior vice-president of financial planning analysis, and Alex Grieve , ...