Amazon enters retail top 10


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Walgreens surprised me… I know that tbey are everywhere, but I just don’t think of them as being that big.


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When you head a column of numbers with a title indicating scale (BEELLIONS, meaning billions), then the reader thinks the numbers indicate how many billions. For example, for a second I thought you meant Walmart’s sales were $334,302,000,000,000,000. Which seemed high, and so I clicked through and found out their sales were “only” $334.3 billion. So, anyway, funny titles are good. /cpa


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In related news, the Internet, seeking a more stable and reliable source of energy, began construction of the first pods for its human “consumers”.


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Walmart has the 35th largest economy in the world (compared to nominal GDP). Above Denmark’s ~320bill and below South Africa’s ~350bill.

It is also over 2.3 times as much as Bangladesh’s ~140bill, and five times as much as Belarus.

(data from CIA World Fact Book 2013)


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