A wake-up call for Lululemon (LULU)? A misfire on a large shipment of black stretch pants deemed...

A wake-up call for Lululemon (LULU)? A misfire on a large shipment of black stretch pants deemed too sheer (see-through) by the company not only will hit earnings, but could serve as a warning that it isn't quite ready for the bigger retail challenges down the road, warns analysts. Logistics and supply chain management are now in focus. LULU -5.6% premarket.

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  • movies555
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    It's this kind of ridiculousness that keeps me from investing in this kind of nonsense. OMG, the pants are too sheer! The humanity! Just another fad.


    The fact that people can lose nearly 6% because overpriced pants are too sheer should be a wake-up call for people investing in stuff like this.
    19 Mar 2013, 07:03 AM Reply Like
  • Tom Guttenberger
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    The iPhone of pants has been overdue for a sheering in one way or the other.
    19 Mar 2013, 07:59 AM Reply Like
  • tigersam
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    Just sell the inventory to Victoria Secret. You make 5 times the money. One inch panty cost over $100 in Victoria Secret.
    19 Mar 2013, 09:39 AM Reply Like
  • Water Brothers Financial Co...
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    Pretty funny about Vics. Secret. Seriously the best spin on this admits they have quality control issues or are using inferior factories in Asia to those predominantly employed by NKE or UA. The worst - and I believe this to be the reality because I don't believe any numbers these folk put out - I have watched traffic flow at their premium stores/outlets (my view of what they look like) and inventory deterioration - my belief is this masks weaker sales in a tricky bite the bullet on the least damaging end. They would not be the first company to do this.
    19 Mar 2013, 10:11 AM Reply Like
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