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National Bank to buy Canadian Western Bank, household wealth jumps to record high and lessons from Swiss Chalet: Must-read business and investing stories - The Globe and Mail Jun 16th

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Lululemon’s first quarter earnings report: Profit turnaroundLululemon Athletica Inc.’s chief executive says the company’s year got off to “a slower start” as it navigated “ongoing choppiness” in the consumer environment, but the company still managed to boost its profit and revenues.

The Vancouver-based apparel retailer’s net income reached USD$321 million in its first quarter (Lululemon reports in U.S. dollars), up from USD$290 million a year earlier. Its net revenue for the period ended April 28 amounted to USD$2.2 billion compared with about US$2 billion a year prior.

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Lululemon earnings and profit despite economic pressures

The increases came despite higher inflation and interest rates, which have hampered consumers’ willingness to spend, and as the brand made some missteps in its womenswear and bag categories.

“When looking at women’s, we did not maximize the business in the U.S., which was the result of several missed opportunities, including a colour palette and our core assortment, particularly in leggings, that was too narrow,” said CEO of Lululemon Athletica, Calvin McDonald, on a call discussing the results…

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Best online brokers in Canada for 2024This is our 12th year helping Canadian investors find their optimal financial partner to enhance their self-directed investing journey. There’s never a bad time to highlight the ins and outs of do-it-yourself investing and help newer investors understand what defines an online broker in Canada.

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If you’re looking for an easy and hands-off way to invest (with pre-built portfolios), read about Canada’s best robo advisors…

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