China Suppliers to Move to Wal-Mart Town
Date of publication: December 6, 2006
Source: Associated Press
Author: Marcus Kabel
Excerpt from article:
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Chinese companies may be the next source of job creation in Wal-Mart's hometown, following in the footsteps of U.S. companies that have flocked to northwest Arkansas to work more closely with the world's largest retailer.
A leading executive search firm, Cameron Smith Associates, and another area company that works with foreign producers will host a conference in China next month to show manufacturers there how they can boost business by opening local offices to manage their accounts with Wal-Mart Stores Inc...