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How Disney’s growth plans compare to Netflix

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for December 14. I’m Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected] First: We want to hear from public relations executives. Please take our […]
How Disney’s growth plans compare to Netflix
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Lululemon surges to a fresh high after boosting its sales forecast

Lululemon on Monday raised its fourth-quarter fiscal 2019 revenue and earnings guidance after a solid holiday period. Shares of the retailer surged as much as 3.6% to a fresh all-time high. The athleisure retailer’s strong performance comes amid mixed holiday sales reports from other retailers. It builds on a strong […]
Lululemon surges to a fresh high after boosting its sales forecast
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Teens reveal their favourite clothing brands

Piper Jaffray surveyed 9,500 teens across the United States to find out how they spend their money. The report showed that, overall, teens are choosing to spend more on food than on anything else. When it comes to apparel, athletic and streetwear continue to dominate. Here are their top 10 […]
Teens reveal their favourite clothing brands
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22 of the scariest crimes to ever hit the world of retail

Retail isn’t immune to some truly terrifying crimes. Over the decades, a number of high-profile cases have emerged concerning retail establishments. The details of these crimes are disturbing. Sign up for Business Insider’s retail newsletter, The Drive-Thru. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. We’d all like to think we’re […]
22 of the scariest crimes to ever hit the world of retail
Strategy

13 companies with incredible employee health and fitness perks

Depending on where you work, you could have access to a number of employee health and fitness perks. From free fitness classes to on-site gyms and complimentary pressed juices, these companies are taking employee fitness perks to a whole other level. Here are 13 companies with incredible employee health and […]
13 companies with incredible employee health and fitness perks
Markets

Lululemon’s profits and sales top Wall Street’s expectations — again

Lululemon shares jumped late Wednesday after the retailer reported better-than-expected first-quarter results. Profits and revenue topped analysts’ expectations, though guidance came in lower than expected. Shares have risen 40% this year, handily outperforming the broader market. Watch Lululemon trade live. Lululemon reported a second-straight quarter that impressed investors, sending shares […]
Lululemon’s profits and sales top Wall Street’s expectations — again
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Lululemon is taking on Nike and Adidas with a push into sneakers

Lululemon’sCEO, Calvin McDonald, announced Wednesday that the company plans to enter the footwear market in 2019. Lululemon’s bread and butter has long been women’s yoga pants and workout clothing, but it is increasingly diversifying into new categories as competition in the market heats up. This includes a push into menswear, […]
Lululemon is taking on Nike and Adidas with a push into sneakers
Markets

Here come Lululemon…

Lululemon is scheduled to report fourth-quarter and full-year earnings results following Wednesday’s closing bell. Back in January, Lululemon preannounced the results. Shares of the athletic-apparel retailer have soared 73% over the past year, outpacing peers like Under Armour and Nike. Watch Lululemon trade live. Analysts were optimistic about Lululemon‘s fourth-quarter […]
Here come Lululemon…
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Nike’s new yoga collection has a key advantage that should worry Lululemon

Nike officially launched its new yoga collection this week. The collection features both men’s and women’s wear and includes a mix of workout pants, tops, underwear, and sweatshirts. The apparel has an air of Lululemon, but it is significantly cheaper than its rival. Nike officially launched its new yoga collection […]
Nike’s new yoga collection has a key advantage that should worry Lululemon
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Nike is making its first men’s yoga collection

Nike is launching a new men’s yoga collection to cash in on a booming menswear market. Traditionally, the menswear market has come second to womenswear, but new data indicates that it is now on track to outgrow womenswear in the next two years. Lululemon, whose bread and butter has long […]
Nike is making its first men’s yoga collection
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Gap and Victoria’s Secret both made offers to acquire Lululemon in the early 2000s, the athleisure company’s founder reveals in new tell-all book

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson reveals in a new tell-all book that Gap,Victoria’s Secret, and Liz Claiborne made bids to acquire the company in the early 2000s. Wilson criticised Gap’s $US200 million buyout offer, writing that it was “inadequate” and that at the time, the company was “sucking on all cylinders.” […]
Gap and Victoria’s Secret both made offers to acquire Lululemon in the early 2000s, the athleisure company’s founder reveals in new tell-all book
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Lululemon founder Chip Wilson reveals he once considered acquiring Under Armour, but that CEO Kevin Plank’s ‘macho philosophy’ convinced him not to

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has written a new tell-all book called “Little Black Stretchy Pants,” which will be released on October 16. In it, he reveals that he and Lululemon met with Under Armour representatives about a possible acquisition in 2008. Wilson writes that he ultimately decided against acquiring the […]
Lululemon founder Chip Wilson reveals he once considered acquiring Under Armour, but that CEO Kevin Plank’s ‘macho philosophy’ convinced him not to
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Lululemon’s controversial founder reveals in his new book that he isn’t entirely opposed to child labour and that his own children have worked since age five

Lululemon’s founder, Chip Wilson, takes a controversial stance on child labour in his new ebook, saying he isn’t necessarily opposed to the practice. In the book, titled “Little Black Stretchy Pants,” Wilson writes that he likes the alternative of working when children are “not ‘school material.'” The father of five […]
Lululemon’s controversial founder reveals in his new book that he isn’t entirely opposed to child labour and that his own children have worked since age five
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Lululemon founder Chip Wilson describes how he made the company’s ex-CEO cry, slams Under Armour, and insults Diet Coke-drinking women, in a new tell-all book

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has published a tell-all ebook that eviscerates the company’s current and former directors and chief executives. In the book, titled “Little Black Stretchy Pants,” Wilson writes that Lululemon “self-imploded” by allegedly lowering investments in quality control and focusing too heavily on strategies that would drive up […]
Lululemon founder Chip Wilson describes how he made the company’s ex-CEO cry, slams Under Armour, and insults Diet Coke-drinking women, in a new tell-all book
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Gap is coming straight for Lululemon with $100 workout pants for men

Gap has launched a new men’s athletic wear brand called Hill City, which has an average price point of $US80. The company is doubling down on athletic wear to boost sales as it continues to be a bright spot in the apparel industry. Lululemon is also focusing on men’s clothing. […]
Gap is coming straight for Lululemon with $100 workout pants for men
Markets

Lululemon is taking a page out of Sephora’s playbook in its quest to take over the world

Lululemon AthleticaCEO Calvin McDonald emphasised similarities between his previous employer Sephora and his new company on its second-quarter earnings call. The company is ready to seize opportunity to expand internationally The retailer delivered strong second-quarter earnings and raised full-year guidance. Watch Lululemon Athletica trade in real-time here. Lululemon Athletica‘s new […]
Lululemon is taking a page out of Sephora’s playbook in its quest to take over the world
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Lululemon keeps its prices high, and it’s a brilliant business move

Lululemon keeps discounting to a minimum. Analysts say this is why the brand has been successful, as its customers are not hooked on discounts and are more likely to pay full price. Heavy discounting eats into profit margins and can create a tricky cycle for retailers. Lululemon keeps discounting to […]
Lululemon keeps its prices high, and it’s a brilliant business move
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Lululemon still has a ‘long runway for growth’ after crushing earnings

Lululemon beat on earnings Thursday. The athletic-apparel retailer is capturing more of the retail market, in part because of strong digital sales. The stock is soaring Thursday. Watch Lululemon trade in real time here. Lululemon’s positive earnings report Thursday signifies it could be in for some good times ahead. The […]
Lululemon still has a ‘long runway for growth’ after crushing earnings
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Lululemon employees allege former CEO hosted exclusive ping-pong parties for his favourite people and let a love interest travel with him

LululemonCEO Laurent Potdevin resigned suddenly earlier this month. The company released a statement suggesting that Potdevin had engaged in poor conduct but did not confirm exactly what had happened. New evidence provided by current and former employees suggests that Potdevin created a “toxic” working environment. Lululemon’s former CEO, Laurent Potdevin, […]
Lululemon employees allege former CEO hosted exclusive ping-pong parties for his favourite people and let a love interest travel with him
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Lululemon CEO’s sudden departure is tied to his relationship with a former employee

LululemonCEO Laurent Potdevin resigned suddenly on Monday. The company released a statement suggesting that Potdevin engaged in poor conduct. CNBC reported on Wednesday that his resignation could be linked to his relationship with a female designer. Souces familiar with the matter confirmed this to Business Insider. The mystery of Lululemon’s […]
Lululemon CEO’s sudden departure is tied to his relationship with a former employee
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Lululemon is spiking after earnings beat

Lululemon is rising after reporting an earnings beat. The company outperformed some of its rivals in the athletic-apparel space. Watch the company’s stock price move in real time here. Lululemon released its third-quarter earnings after Wednesday’s closing bell and beat on the top and bottom lines, sending shares higher by […]
Lululemon is spiking after earnings beat
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Lululemon beats on earnings and raises its guidance

Lululemon beat on both the top and bottom lines. The company raised its full-year 2017 adjusted earnings per share guidance. Shares climbed more than 7% on the results. Lululemon shares climbed more than 7% in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the company reported better than expected top and bottom line […]
Lululemon beats on earnings and raises its guidance
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