New CEO Laurent Potdevin

As I wrote earlier this evening, there are some corporate changes over at Lululemon HQ. Chip Wilson is stepping down as chairman, and Laurent Potdevin is taking Christine Day’s position as the new CEO. Here is is official introduction.  Welcome Laurent Potdevin!
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Lululemon Libertarian Flag Flies Once Again: Using US Furlough As Ad Campaign

Remember this stupid Libertarian ad campaign that Lululemon thought would be cute with its radically anti social message? Right on the heels of the Occupy Wall Street movement.  Well, they are at it again using the US Furlough situation for their Product Alert emails in the US. ‘How Furlough Can You Go?‘ they ask. I wonder who they are asking?…
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Article: Lululemon: In an Uncomfortable Position

An article out today on CNN Money, Lululemon: In An Uncomfortable Postion, is a fascinating read about the dynamics of Chip Wilson and Christine Day over the past year.  As a brand follower and fan, a lot of the tension from the executive team was really noticeable, especially after Sheree Waterson was terminated/left (which I feel was a mistake) and then subsequently…
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Chip Wilson on Forbes Biggest Losers List

Oh boy! Chip Wilson’s neighbors wont be to pleased too read this. Perhaps this will further delay the construction of the concrete palace amidst the old wealthy tudor style homes in his neighborhood. Chip Wilson’s home has been under construction for a few years now. Wilson was Tuesday’s biggest percentage loser amongst the billionaires Forbes tracks. Lululemon’s Billionaire Founder Chip…
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