Driving relevance means driving growth. Join global brands and industry thought leaders at Brandweek, Sept. 11–14 in Miami, for actionable takeaways to better your marketing. 50% off passes ends April 10.
When yoga-apparel megabrand Lululemon announced that founder Dennis “Chip” Wilson would be divesting himself of his remaining stake in the company, HQ gave no official reason for his cashing out.
But the strained relationship between the man and the brand he founded is no secret—nor is Wilson’s propensity for making statements that have left company officials red-faced.
These include Wilson’s 2013 comment that “some women’s bodies just don’t actually work” with the brand’s stretchy yoga pants.