Why China rules the world on two tires

Yet another confirmation that China is taking over the world one global retailer at a time: Ikea U.S. gave each of  its 12,400 employees a bike for Christmas!  Apparently the global economic recession has sent record high numbers of thrifty urbanites to the Swedish furniture retailer in search of the perfect couch for under $999.  So as a corporate thank you and in an effort to encourage good health and eco-friendly practices, Ikea gave each a bike and encouraged them to ride their bikes to work.  Greeaatt, thanks Ikea.  I cannot wait to look out my window and see this:

I might as well just exchange my dollars for yuans right now.

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