As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age. Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project. The late singer plays the mother of Jordin Sparks, an aspiring singer in the 1960s who rises with a girl group similar to the Supremes.
That $93 million is included in Boeing’s current contract. Manufacturing has yet to begin. Air Force on subsequent phases of the program allowing us to deliver the best planes for the President at the best value for the American taxpayer,” said Boeing’s statement.Trump’s comment emphasizes that he’s looking for ways to cut government costs where he can, according to his spokesman Jason Miller.”The point that the President elect was making here was that a $4 billion price tag is a very big number, the taxpayers want to make sure we’re seeing absolute accountability and that the government is doing the best to drive costs down,” he said.But Earnest told reporters aboard Air Force One Tuesday that the planes need to be upgraded.”This Air Force One that we’re currently flying on is in great shape, thanks to the skilled professionalism of the men and women in the United States Air Force,” Earnest said.
“Trends, media attention, just overall hype around sports, the epicenter is America.”So Adidas is making the United States its priority.Related: Adidas executive on navigating politics (and that Boston Marathon tweet)For big name American athletes, Adidas has landed the NBA’s James Harden, the NFL’s Von Miller and baseball’s Kris Bryant, who all dominate in their sports.By comparison, Nike has LeBron James, Serena Williams and Cristiano Ronaldo, and Under Armour has Steph Curry, Misty Copeland and Bryce Harper.So what’s the sell for an athlete to choose Adidas?King hopes the biggest draw will be the chance to shape and grow the brand in the United States. Another selling point: They won’t get lost in the crowd at Adidas.Nike declined comment on Adidas’ ambition, but its dominance only shows what a challenge it will be for Adidas to even get close. Nike reported $14.8 billion in total North American sales last year, compared with $3.7 billion for Adidas.Related: Under Armour tries to recover from Trump complimentAdidas is also changing how it targets women and trying to market itself as their go to brand.One of the key ways is by actually listening to what they want paying more attention to footwear trends and customer feedback.”We haven’t been very effective in how we’ve talked to women, the way we’ve designed products for women, the way we’ve taken products to market,” King said.Historically, he pointed out, stores and brands made all the decisions about products.