“Alibaba’s Ma meets Trump, promises to bring one million jobs to U.S.”
“Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma met U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Monday and laid out the Chinese e-commerce giant’s new plan to bring one million small U.S. businesses onto its platform to sell to Chinese consumers over the next five years, an Alibaba spokesman said.”
“Kroger to fill 10,000 Jobs. Walmart 10,000. Bayer AG, 9,000.
“U.S. supermarket operator Kroger Co said on Monday it would fill 10,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions...
The world’s No. 1 retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc said last week it would create about 10,000 jobs in the United States this year, as President Donald Trump puts pressure on companies to hire more U.S. workers…
German drug and chemical maker Bayer AG… said last week it would maintain more than 9,000 jobs in the United States and add 3,000 new U.S.-based high-tech positions.
“Foxconn CEO says investment for display plant in U.S. would exceed $7 billion”
“Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics maker, is considering setting up a display-making plant in the United States in an investment that would exceed $7 billion, company chairman and chief executive Terry Gou said on Sunday.”
“Ford cancels Mexico plant. Will create 700 U.S. jobs in ‘vote of confidence’ in Trump”
“The $700 million investment will go to the Flat Rock, Michigan plant to produce more electric and self-driving cars. Ford believes electrified vehicles will outsell gas-powered vehicles within the next 15 years.”
General Motors Cancels Factory In Mexico. Invests In America
“Trump’s tweet came hours before GM’s rival Ford Motor Co (F.N) announced it would cancel a planned $1.6 billion factory in Mexico and would invest $700 million at a Michigan factory…”
Trump claims credit for $50 billion investment by Japanese firm”
“Son met with Trump in New York on Tuesday, after which the president-elect tweeted that the Japanese tycoon “has agreed to invest $50 billion in the U.S. toward businesses and 50,000 new jobs.””
“Trump declares victory: Sprint will create 5,000 U.S. jobs”
“Sprint confirmed the news in a statement saying it would “create or bring back to America” 5,000 jobs, mostly in customer care and sales. Sprint’s CEO tweeted Thursday that these are new jobs that were not previously planned.”
“Apple in talks of moving manufacturing to the USA”
“Key Apple assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology Group, has been studying the possibility of moving iPhone production to the U.S., sources told the Nikkei Asian Review.
“Apple asked both Foxconn and Pegatron, the two iPhone assemblers, in June to look into making iPhones in the U.S.,” a source said. “Foxconn complied, while Pegatron declined to formulate such a plan due to cost concerns.””