Chinese sportswear maker Li Ning is to open its first store in the US on January 4 next year, according to Li Ning Sports USA, its US subsidiary’s recent Facebook page update:
It’s official…….Come visit the first Li-Ning retail store in Portland on 1/4! We will be open Monday-Saturday from 10am-6pm. E-commerce is coming soon at www.li-ningusa.com
Li Ning opened a design office in Nike’s backyard, Portland, Oregon, last January, but has yet to sell any products to Americans so far. The company opened a badminton flagship store in Singapore this July and earlier this month, a badminton store in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.
Links and Sources:
- Oregon Live: Li Ning to Open in the Pearl
- BusinessWeek: China’s Li Ning Toe-to-Toe Ag
- China Daily: Li-Ning opens flagship store in Singapore