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Foxconn to open 10,000 retail outlets in China

author198 Dec 1, 2009

selling all the stuff they assemble.

Foxconn…isn’t that the factory where a worker committed suicide after an iPhone prototype went missing? Yep.

The idea here, as Gizmodo sees it, is to entice tech companies to hire Foxconn to do their builds and then have a clear path to retail in the most populous nation on earth.

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