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CEO of the Year: Christine Day of Lululemon | Report on Business Magazine

Christine Day, CEO of Lululemon Athletica, by Lindsay Siu

By: Timothy Taylor
Published: Nov. 24, 2011

CWU alumna Christine Day named CEO of the Year.

The success of Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LLL-T46.691.383.05%) has been one of the biggest and arguably most mysterious stories in retail over the past year: a premium-priced product, sold with extensive reliance on feel-good intangibles, flourishing while so many other retailers have flagged. But on a sunny Saturday afternoon in Vancouver, you could pop into any store—the flagship Kitsilano location, for example—and, by doing nothing more than people-watching, easily get a sense of what underscores its success. (READ MORE…)