A salute to the Chinese retailer

Today we start by celebrating the biggest genius in the business world: the disaporic Chinese retailer. These guys spread themselves around the planet selling the right thing at the right time in the right place. Two examples from readers: 1) A man-creche for babysitting bored males who hate shopping existed in Singapore several decades ago, said reader R. Mahendra Raj of Kuala Lumpur (referring to a so-called “new” proposal from IKEA, the furniture chain store).

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