Bloomberg: Yoga retailer removes 17 percent of yoga pants

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by Jane King / Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Posted on March 19, 2013 at 7:27 AM

Lululemon -- warning of a shortage of yoga pants!

 

The upscale retailer of athletic wear says it has removed 17 percent of its signature black Luon pants from store shelves because poor fabric quality potentially made the pants see-through.

 

Lululemon, offering full refunds and exchanges for anyone who purchased the pants after March 1, says it could take up to a $22 million in sales to hit this quarter because of the problem.

Meantime -- a fast break for Twitter. Starting Tuesday the social media outlet will be tweeting "instant replays" of NCAA game highlights at @marchmadness and @marchmadnesstv. USA Today says the first video tweet is expected during Game One Tuesday night.

And if you're in a wheelchair or helping someone who is, good luck going to see the doctor! More than 20 years since the passage of the "Americans With Disabilities Act", a report in the Annals of Internal Medicine says about 22 percent of doctors offices say they can't assist people in wheelchairs -- mostly because they can't safely transfer patients to exam tables.

Lower closeouts for the Dow and across the board Monday on a plan in Cyprus to tax bank accounts to help deal with government debt problems.

And Burger King, making a new effort to appeal to health-conscious customers, is rolling out a limited edition $4 turkey burger. The Associated Press says Burger King is the biggest fast food chain to offer turkey burgers. Burker King is also offering $1 lattes.

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