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28 Things I Learned While Working For Lululemon Athletica

Athletic apparel sits on display at the Union Square Lululemon retail store in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010.
Athletic apparel sits on display at the Union Square Lululemon retail store in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010. Lululemon Athletica Inc., the Canadian yoga-wear retailer, plans to open about 225 new stores in the U.S. after tripling its cash from operations to $118 million, said Chief Financial Officer John Currie. Photographer: Benjamin Norman/Bloomberg via Getty Images

I worked at the infamous Lululemon Athletica for a year and a half. I learned more than I ever wanted to know about human nature and of course, sheer stretchy pants. Not all of this happened to me, but I have seen this first hand.

1. Every company has bad apples. The trouble with Lululemon is that they’re easily disguised in smiles, pretty faces and small talk. You don’t find out about the general two- faced problem with managers until it’s too late.

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