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Walmart In China

Postby earthfriendly » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 1:39 am

Much needed in that part of the world. That corner-cutting culture :roll:


The company stresses that efficiency and good management make every day low prices possible, not cutting corners.


http://www.businessinsider.com/shopping ... in-2012-13

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Re: Walmart In China

Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 2:30 am

Now the Chinese can complain about buying stuff made in America.

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Re: Walmart In China

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 8:00 am

Strong Eagle wrote:Now the Chinese can complain about buying stuff made in America.
Or Chinese stuff assembled in USA.

I had a Ť shirt that said assembled in USA from parts made in India

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Re: Walmart In China

Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 8:11 am

ecureilx wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:Now the Chinese can complain about buying stuff made in America.
Or Chinese stuff assembled in USA.

I had a Ť shirt that said assembled in USA from parts made in India


There is a book called, "The Box", which chronicles the rise of the containerized shipping industry and the revolution it created.

80 percent of all container shipments these days are all intermediate goods, not the finished product. So cheap has shipping become that your scenario is commonplace these days.

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Re: Walmart In China

Postby earthfriendly » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:59 pm

"Made In America" is preferred over "Made In China" (and Taiwan ) by most mainland Chinese and Taiwanese. It is a great selling point for American companies.

I understand Walmart has some controversial practices. But overall, it will have a positive effect for China. It is the lesser of two evils. I mean, one we got to pick our battles. It helps to change mindsets by meeting and setting consumer expectations for quality and product safety.


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