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Samsung, The Consumer Electronics Colossus

Until twenty years ago, Samsung was virtually unknown outside Korea. The firm, the largest of Korea's family-founded and run¬†conglomerates¬†called "Chaebols," the cornerstone of the original government-private axis on which modern South Korea emerged as a powerful economy following Japan's colonial domination, was founded in 1938 as a trading company. In the late 1960's it entered…
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