- “Wal-Mart Stores plans to hire up to 150,000 employees in China over the next five years, five times the number of workers it currently has there, as it expands its number of stores, the company said Monday.”
Lucky for them:
a) It takes five Chinese Wal-Mart workers to equal the pay of 1 doddering senior citizen Wal-Mart greeter.
b) The Chinese display an insatiable thirst for American brands marketed in America and made in China.
c) The new stores will more vertically integrate the process by which their sweatshop child laborers are converted into Krups coffee pots.
Read more: Wal-Mart to Ratchet Up Hiring in China [NYT]