April 8, 2005

statistic of the moment

“[Wal-Mart’s] $285 billion in sales nearly match the gross domestic product of Saudi Arabia.”
-From The Christian Science Monitor

Call me extravagant, but I would think if your company pulls in as much money as a country that just happens to be “the world’s largest net oil exporter…”, you’d be able to pay your employees decently and maybe offer affordable health care.

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  1. Amen.

    Comment by forrest — April 8, 2005 @ 8:42 pm

  2. they probably don’t net half that, so there

    Comment by ug — April 11, 2005 @ 9:59 pm

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