Back on shelves and behinds.

Lululemon’s Sheer Pants Lawsuit Nightmare Is Over

Our long translucent-hindquarters nightmare is over. Earlier today, the judge in a federal class-action lawsuit brought by Lululemon shareholders released her final opinion, which dismisses both lawsuits brought against the company and its executives for allowing see-through pants to be sold in stores, not warning shareholders about the issue, and also not telling shareholders about the imminent firing of the company’s CEO over the issue. [More]

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Lululemon Comes Out A Winner In Investors’ Lawsuit Over Sheer Yoga Pants

Lululemon scored a big legal win today, as a judge has ruled that a lawsuit brought by investors accusing the company of knowingly covering up a defect in its yoga pants should be dismissed. The defective fabric prompted a costly recall after customers complained that the pants were see-through. [More]

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Lululemon’s New CEO Admits: “We Let Down Our Guest A Little”

Nothing gets a company really thinking about its past customer slights like disappointing sales numbers, huh? After Lululemon’s quarterly same store sales took a dip for the first time since 2009, its new CEO says the brand has a bit of work to do restoring customers’ faith. [More]

EA’s Worst Company In America Reign Comes To An End With Loss To Time Warner Cable

EA’s Worst Company In America Reign Comes To An End With Loss To Time Warner Cable

Video game giant Electronic Arts stepped into the Worst Company In America nonagon of unpleasantness this morning crowned with two Golden Poos and with the confidence that the tournament’s only two-time winner deserves. But in the end, it wasn’t EA that was carried out of the arena in victory — it was Time Warner Cable. [More]

Have Fun Breaking Down This Year’s Worst Company In America Bracket

Have Fun Breaking Down This Year’s Worst Company In America Bracket


The above bracket will be updated at the end of each day of WCIA competition to reflect that day’s results.
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After going through all of your nominations, then having y’all rank the contenders and eliminate the chaff from the wheat, we’re proud to present the first round match-ups for this year’s Worst Company in America tournament! [More]

Here Are Your Worst Company Contenders For 2014 — Help Us Seed The Brackets!

Here Are Your Worst Company Contenders For 2014 — Help Us Seed The Brackets!

After sorting through a mountain of nomination e-mails, we’ve whittled down the field of competitors for this year’s Worst Company In America tournament to 40 bad businesses. Here’s your chance to have your say on how these players will square off in the bracket, and which bubble teams will get left out in the cold. [More]

Lululemon Founder Steps Down, Last Casualty Of Sheer Pants Scandal

Lululemon Founder Steps Down, Last Casualty Of Sheer Pants Scandal

Maybe customers and potential customers would have been less annoyed with Lululemon founder and chairman Chip Wilson if he hadn’t gone on Bloomberg News and called them all fat in response to an interviewer’s question about his company’s controversial sheer-butt yoga pants. It doesn’t matter now: Wilson is stepping down as chairman at the end of this fiscal year, even though he’ll stay on as a board member. [More]

Lululemon Says Lawsuit Makes It Seem Like The Company Sold Sheer Pants On Purpose

Lululemon Says Lawsuit Makes It Seem Like The Company Sold Sheer Pants On Purpose

You might recall the sheer pants debacle from last year when Lululemon customers were finding that when they bent over in their pricy pants, anyone looking could see right through the fabric to their private bits. But Lululemon says that a securities fraud lawsuit makes it seem like the company knew about that defect and just hoped no one would notice, which is not true, according to the company. [More]

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Lululemon’s See-Through Pants CEO Backs Right Out The Door

Fresh on the heels of Lululemon’s announcement that it’d finally fixed that whole “You can see my butt through these pants, can’t you?” problem and would be restocking the luon pants with “more fabric across the bum” in its stores, the company’s CEO Christine Day has announced that she’ll be backing out the door.  [More]

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Lululemon Product Chief Gets The Boot With A Swift Kick In The See-Through Pants

After a major recall of yoga pants for being too sheer, it’s not surprising that heads are rolling at Lululemon. The company announced yesterday that its top product executive is leaving, only a few weeks after Lululemon had to pull pants from the shelves as they were a bit too see-through. [More]

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Customer: Lululemon Employees Demanded Butt Checks Before Taking Back Sheer Pants

Here’s the problem with Lululemon’s now-infamous see-through yoga pants: they look and feel pretty much the same as pants that aren’t see-through. There’s really only one way to tell whether they’re truly see-through. You have to bend over and see whether anyone can see your business. Fans of the brand online report that some cashiers took this problem to its logical conclusion, and asked customers to bend over for butt inspections before they could return their pants. [More]