lululemon athletica inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes athletic apparel and accessories for women, men, and female youth. It operates through two segments, Corporate-Owned Stores and Direct To Consumer. The company offers pants, shorts, tops, and jackets for healthy lifestyle activities and athletic pursuits, such as yoga, running, and general fitness; and dance-inspired apparel for female youth. It also provides fitness-related accessories, including bags, socks, underwear, yoga mats, and water bottles. The company sells its products through a chain of corporate-owned and operated retail stores; a network of wholesale channel, such as yoga studios, health clubs, and fitness centers; and outlets and warehouse sales, as well as directly to consumer through lululemon.com and ivivva.com e-commerce sites, and showrooms. As of February 1, 2015, it operated 302 corporate-owned stores under the lululemon athletica and ivivva athletica brand names in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Singapore. lululemon athletica inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.