Coming out of the Great Recession, few retailers were able to connect with customers the same way lululemon athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) did. Same-store sales boomed, new markets were entered, and the stock absolutely skyrocketed.

But that was the past, and this is the present. The company has taken its fair share of hits to the chin, and shares have been punished accordingly. But Fool contributor Brian Stoffel thinks that, given a series of recent developments, it's worth kicking the tires on this growth stock.

Fool contributor Brian Stoffel owns shares of Lululemon Athletica. The Motley Fool recommends Lululemon Athletica. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.