Sports brand Li Ning, China's answer to Nike, is busy shifting gears with a new strategic plan and that could be a good thing as analysts claim the company has lost its way.
For Li Ning, one of China’s biggest sportswear brands, the 2008 Olympics in Beijing was the pinnacle. The brand’s chairman and namesake, Li Ning, who won six medals in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, was selected to be the final torchbearer for one of the greatest opening ceremonies the world had ever seen. In front of a global audience of billions, Li flew around the Bird’s Nest in Beijing with torch in hand, solidifying the brand’s spot as a symbol of national pride in the hearts of Chinese.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)