Hostages, Store Lock-Ins Ensue As Home Depot Exits China
After the big-box store announced it
would close its seven remaining stores in China, employees, vendors and
home décor installers took matters into their own hands. http://www.treasuryandrisk.com/2012/10/22/home-depot-cfo-describes-nightmarish-exit-from-chi
Home Depot announced it would close the rest of its stores in Tianjin,
China on Sept. 14, 2012, workers fought back against its employer.
In one incident, employees took over four of the seven stores, locking themselves in and squatting for the weekend, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports.
A team of trained home décor installers also rebelled against the news
by taking three hostages — a head lawyer, head of human resources and
head of op
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