Chip Wilson

Kit And Ace Closes International Stores, Lays Off Staff

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2017 | Canada Business

The company is trying to simplify its business plans and operations.

B.C. Liberal Party Donors Far From Being A Grassroots Crowd

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Mere hours before the New York Times went to press with its look at the B.C. Liberal party's ethical scorecard, the party chose to get its 2016 fundraising results out ahead of the storm. One last chance at political counter-spin and what a marvel of spin it was. U.S. Republican party strategist Karl Rove would have been proud.

Lululemon Founder Has Harsh Words For The Yogawear Giant

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Business

"Management competence is uninspiring at best."

Chip Wilson Rips Reporter For Being On ‘Jewish Standard Time'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.09.2016 | Canada Business

As far as Wilson is concerned, this is a media "manufactured fantasy."

Chip Wilson Selling Off His Lululemon Shares

CP | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK -- Lululemon founder Dennis (Chip) Wilson is selling his family's remaining stake in the yoga gear retailer a year after pushing for board ch...

Lululemon Billionaire 'Pranks' Neighbours

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Rich people humour.

Chip Wilson Moves On To Building The 'Next Lululemon'

New York Times Magazine | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Chip Wilson’s first eureka moment came in a yoga class in 1997. Having grown up “socially inept,” he says, he had always been perplexed by women...

Chip Wilson Quits Lululemon's Board

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK -- Chip Wilson, the founder of Lululemon Athletica Inc. who resigned as chairman last year after controversy about comments he made about cus...

Lululemon Billionaire Wants To Build B.C. Dock Bigger Than Some Houses

CBC | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The billionaire founder of Lululemon has applied to build a dock bigger than some houses in a quiet harbour on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast.

LOOK: The Priciest Properties In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Nine of British Columbia's top 10 priciest properties are in Vancouver, but two northwestern communities saw the biggest jump in property values, acco...

Lululemon Founder's Seawall Mural Covered With Angry Message

The Province | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

As works of art go, Chip Wilson’s seawall is again a blank canvas. Mostly blank, anyway, other than someone’s political message spray-painted i...

Lululemon Flagship Store Is 'Dream Come True'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Lululemon's gorgeous new flagship store on a high-profile corner of downtown Vancouver is a "dream come true," says Chip Wilson, founder of the global...

PHOTOS: Lululemon Founder's (Neighbour's) House

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver architects Clinton Cuddington and Piers Cunnington are getting a lot of attention for a house they didn't design. They've been credited w...

Chip Wilson Is About To Be A Much Smaller Part Of Lululemon

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Business

Chip Wilson has averted war with Lululemon after agreeing to sell half of his 27 per cent stake in the company to a private equity firm. The man ...

Lululemon Founder's Wife, Son Launch New Clothing Line

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The son and wife of Lululemon founder Chip Wilson have launched their own clothing line of street wear they say can perform like athletic wear. JJ ...

Chip Wilson Is Going To War Against The Company He Founded

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada Business

Chip Wilson may have lost his first battle with the board of Lululemon, the company he founded, but it looks like the war has just begun. The Wall ...

Lululemon Founder Has Lost Billions In Past Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Business

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson’s brief gig appearing on lists of Canada’s richest people came to an end this year, and that has everything to do wi...

Ouch, Lululemon

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Business

Lululemon Athletica Inc. expects a tough year ahead as the yoga-wear retailer tries to recover from various fumbles that have hurt its reputation with...

Lululemon Founder Rebels Against His Own Company

CP | Brenda Bouw, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Shareholders of Lululemon Athletica Inc. (Nasdaq:LULU) have re-elected two directors that the company's founder and largest shareholder Ch...

Too Many Struggling To Get By In A 'Have' Province

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Halifax or Vancouver? Ask most folk which city boasts the higher median family income and chances are they'll say Vancouver. They couldn't be more wrong.

What CEOs Can Learn From Lululemon's Fiasco

Ken Aber and Ian Chamandy | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Business
Ken Aber and Ian Chamandy

When Lululemon thumbed its nose at empathy by blaming women's thighs for its own mistakes, customers started saying in droves "You don't actually get me at all." It is like discovering your spouse has an alternate personality that you don't recognize. Where did Lululemon go wrong? In our view, two places.

B.C.'s Most Expensive House Belongs To..

CBC | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Former Lululemon CEO Chip Wilson's new waterfront home in Vancouver is the most expensive house in British Columbia, according to figures released ...

It's not Just About Chip Wilson and a Pair of Pants

Tannis Baradziej | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Alberta
Tannis Baradziej

Women are starting to protest Photoshop in magazines, impossible beauty standards from the fashion industry, and messaging from marketers that we ought to hate ourselves for who we are.

Lululemon's Ideal Customer Is .. Not You

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

A former Lululemon sales associate has written a tell-all article for Salon about the corporate culture inside the famous yoga fashion retailer, descr...

The Real Reason Chip Wilson Left Lululemon

Darrell Kopke | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Darrell Kopke

A lot of people will directly correlate Chip Wilson's decision to stand down as Lululemon Non-Executive Chairman to comments he made in November, when he redirected a question about the quality of the fabric of the company's pants, suggesting that they may not be appropriate for all women's body types. His resignation will be called a necessity, a firing, and a forced move. This is an over-simplified view of what is really happening at Lululemon.