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Lululemon's founder describes Gap's buyout offer as "inadequate."

Gap and Victoria’s Secret both made offers to acquire Lululemon in the early 2000s, the athleisure company’s founder reveals in new tell-a...

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson reveals in a new tell-all book that Gap, Victoria's Secret, and Liz Claiborne made bids to acquire the company in the early 2000s.
The North Face is part of one of the biggest apparel companies in America.

These are the biggest clothing companies in America

Nike and TJ Maxx are among the companies dominating America's clothing retail landscape. This list of the top fashion companies in America uses data from Forbes' recent Global 2000 list of the world's largest public companies.
Calvin Klein's products advertised on Amazon.

Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger are sending a clear signal that Amazon is the future of fashion, and it’s terrible news for department stores

Amazon now offers a wider selection of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger clothing than Macy's and JCPenney do, according to a recent report from Nomura.
Lululemon founder Chip Wilson built one of the most successful women's clothing brands in the world.

Chip Wilson reveals the one question he asked himself every day while building Lululemon into the $18 billion company it is today

Chip Wilson came up with the idea for Lululemon during a yoga class in the 1990s. He noticed that women in the class wore dance clothes that were thin and transparent, and he wanted to invent a better clothing option for workouts.
Zara's parent company owns a brand that exclusively sells sleepwear and lingerie for women.

Zara is part of the biggest fashion company in the world. Meet the other brands it owns.

Zara has become one of the best-known and most successful fashion brands in the world. However, US consumers tend to know little about not only the parent company driving its success, but also its sister brands around the world.
Eloquii has a cult following of fans.

Walmart is acquiring a plus-size store with a cult following — and some customers are furious

Walmart is acquiring Eloquii, a women's fashion brand that is targeted at plus-size shoppers. Not all of Eloquii's fans were excited about that.
Eloquii is targeted exclusively at plus-size shoppers.

Walmart just made another major acquisition to cash in on a $21 billion opportunity that many retailers have ignored

Walmart is acquiring women's plus-size retailer Eloquii. Walmart would not disclose pricing details. However, sources familiar with the matter told Recode that it will pay $100 million for the brand.

The fastest-growing retailer in America doesn’t sell clothes online, and there’s a simple reason why

Primark, a low-cost, European apparel chain, is the fastest-growing retailer in the United States, according to a report from the National Retail Federation's Stores magazine, which used sales data from Kantar Consulting. But, it doesn't sell anything online.
Naked Labs can give a detailed breakdown of a user's health statistics, but it could also have big implications for retailers.

Startups are on the brink of solving one of the biggest problems with shopping online

Startups are looking for ways to incorporate 3D body-scanning technology and augmented reality into the shopping experience. Even Amazon has been rumored to be working on a way to make clothing fit customers better.

Nike tanks after earnings as gross margins miss expectations

Analysts are reading the earnings release and listening to the call for details on how several notable events impacted Nike's third-quarter performance, including the FIFA World Cup, investments in online stores, and the controversial Colin Kaepernick ad.