Many men still link their virility with the scale of their penis. 82 The acquisition gave the Home Depot a direct presence in China, with 12 stores in six cities. 84 The Home Depot has no instant plans to further broaden its specialty stores in China. In 2012, the Home Depot conceded that it misread the country’s appetite for do-it-yourself products.
85 The same concern does not exist exterior of China, especially in Canada, where Chinese Home Depot commercials and store signage may be found in areas with massive Chinese demographics. In October 2001, Chilean partners Falabella bought out Home Depot’s share of the five Chilean Home Heart stores and rebranded them Home Store.
In 2002, Argentina’s Home Depots had been bought out by Chilean company Cencosud and rebranded Simple stores, a company that has also expanded across South America. Davis alleges that the Home Depot compelled its workers to …Continue Reading