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    Fast Facts: Dec. 9

    Biggest civilian employer in the United States is the U.S. Postal Service.

     

    Wal-Mart is the world’s largest private employer. It had over 1.6 million employees in 2005.

     

    The original Macy’s made a total of $11.06 on its first day of business in 1858.

     

    The Ford Motor Company earned an average two-dollar profit on every Model T it manufactured.

     

    Harley-Davidson tried to trademark its engine sound and the word hog. Both attempts failed. 

     

    Three names considered before picking “”Nike”” for their shoe company: Falcon, Bengal, and Dimension 6. 

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