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A lawsuit has been filed against lululemon athletica, accusing it of defrauding shareholders by hiding defects in yoga pants whose sheerness led to a costly product recall, as well as concealing talks that led to the sudden departure of its chief executive, Christine Day. The lawsuit was filed by shareholder Houssam Alkhoury in Manhattan District Court. It names Day and company founder/chairman Dennis Chip Wilson and seeks class-action status for shareholders between March 21, when full-year results were announced, and June 10. 

Philadelphia -- Destination Maternity Corp. on Thursday opened the first Destination Maternity superstore location in Canada. The 5,000-sq.-ft. store is in Langley, a suburb of Vancouver, B.C. Along with maternity apparel from Destination Maternity’s...

/PRNewswire/ -- BuildDirect.com, North America's largest online destination for heavy weight building materials such as flooring and decking, announced Gail Galea joined the senior management team as chief merchandising officer. Galea, previously Walmart Canada's senior vice-president of merchandising - strategic initiatives, brings a wealth of experience in global sourcing, multi-category product development and market positioning. Sponsored by: BuildDirect, which has tripled its team in the last six months, has tasked Galea with adding new product lines, expanding a strong supplier network and refining the company's worldwide sales strategy. "BuildDirect completely revolutionized the building supplies industry by leveraging incredibly powerful

With the Internet fast becoming the vehicle of choice for catalog shoppers to place orders, catalogers face the challenge of identifying what inspired those buys to begin with. The more marketing channels available, the more ways companies can reach existing clients and prospects. But unless a buyer purchases the old-fashioned way — via phone, fax or mail — or types the key code of a catalog into the Web order form, it’s tough to determine whether that sale was driven by the catalog, an e-newsletter, a Google search or an intentional visit to your site. Earlier this year, Catalog Success polled multichannel merchants to

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