Read it (NOW.) (DAMN IT.): Three Billion New Capitalists: The Great Shift of Wealth and Power to the East, by Clyde Prestowitz.
Factoids: Mall of America: 2.5 million square feet of shopping space. South China Mall: 7.1 million square feet. Adidas: 40 new stores per month opening in China … for the next 40 months (1,500 Adidas stores already in China).