Lululemon (LULU) earnings Q1 2024

Lululemon‘s growth in the Americas, its largest market, appears to be stalling after the retailer on Wednesday reported flat comparable sales in the region and weak guidance for the current quarter.  The athletic apparel retailer handily beat Wall Street’s earnings estimates, but only narrowly topped revenue expectations. Lululemon’s full fiscal year guidance suggests the company … Read more

Jobs data in spotlight next week. What to watch for in 3 labor reports

Despite a late-session surge Friday, all three major U.S. stock indexes ended the holiday-shortened trading week in the red, putting an end to the Nasdaq Composite and S & P 500 ‘s five-week winning streaks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell for the second straight week. The declines came as first-quarter earnings season inched closer … Read more

Labor report and GitLab, CrowdStrike earnings: Cramer’s week ahead

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday told investors what to pay attention to next week on Wall Street, highlighting the nonfarm payroll report and earnings from GitlLab and CrowdStrike. “To those of you who want the Fed to cut so badly that you’re staying on the sidelines until they do,” he said, “you’d better hope we … Read more

Is there a pullback in consumer spending? Here’s what CEOs say

People walk past a Sweetgreen restaurant in Manhattan on September 14, 2023.  Jeenah Moon | The Washington Post | Getty Images With higher prices and elevated interest rates stubbornly sticking around, Chipotle burrito bowls and European vacations are still on the table for many consumers. But Big Macs and kitchen remodels aren’t. The most recent … Read more

Cramer picks two ‘winning’ footwear stocks in a tough market

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday picked two footwear stocks he thinks are headed for success: On Holding and Deckers Outdoor, which owns a number of footwear brands including Hoka, Uggs and Tevas. “Even when the footwear and athletic apparel space is a nightmare for most of the industry, you can still find great brands that … Read more

Life Time fitness leans into pickleball with Lululemon partnership

Ben Johns and Anna Bright play pickleball at the new Life Time at Penn 1 next to Madison Square Garden in New York City on May 4, 2024. Mike Stobe | Getty Images Life Time fitness is all in on pickleball. That commitment to America’s fastest-growing sport was clear in New York City on Saturday, … Read more

Peloton CEO Barry McCarthy steps down, 15% of staff laid off

Peloton announced Thursday that CEO Barry McCarthy will be stepping down and the company will lay off 15% of its staff because it “simply had no other way to bring its spending in line with its revenue.” McCarthy, a former Spotify and Netflix executive, will become a strategic advisor to Peloton through the end of … Read more

Lululemon to shutter Washington warehouse, lay off 128 employees

Lululemon is planning to shut down its Washington distribution center and lay off 128 employees after opening a massive new warehouse outside of Los Angeles, the company confirmed Friday. The athletic apparel retailer filed a WARN notice with the state’s Employment Security Department on Thursday, notifying it of its plans to close its distribution center … Read more

AI catalysts ahead that could boost Alphabet and Apple — and 3 quick stock takes

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. (We’re no longer recording the audio, so we can get this new written feature to members as quickly as possible.) Taking a breather: Stocks were mixed … Read more

Lululemon (LULU) earnings Q4 2023

Lululemon on Thursday reported holiday earnings that topped expectations, but the athletic apparel retailer’s guidance came in below estimates as its growth in North America stagnates. Here’s how company did in its fourth fiscal quarter compared with what Wall Street was anticipating, based on a survey of analysts by LSEG, formerly known as Refinitiv: Earnings … Read more