Lululemon Athletica is one of Vancouver's most most visible and famous business success stories. It's an athletic clothing brand that was founded in 1998 by Chip Wilson. The wife and son of Wilson went on to found the clothing company, Kit and Ace.
Lululemon now sells in over 460 stores worldwide and generated a revenue of $3.3 billion USD in 2018.
Lululemon is now well known globally for their yoga pants, which are made from a patented nylon microfiber called Luon. The company is responsible for events around Vancouver including the SeaWheeze half marathon and various other yoga and running events.