Lululemon's Founder Is Causing Problems for Lululemon's CEO

Chip Wilson, who founded the yoga wear company Lululemon, seems to be doing his darnedest to complicate things for the new chief executive, Laurent Potdevin. As if Potdevin doesn’t have enough to deal with already: The company hasn’t really recovered from its transparent pants fiasco last year and recently called its assortment in stores “suboptimal.” Sales this year won’t be as good as it had hoped. Competitors are taking advantage of its troubles.

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