Walmart returns to top of Fortune 500 – CNN
SD governor coming to Twin Cities to recruit workers – Rapid City Journal
Reshoring isn’t backed up by the stats, but could still happen – Chicago Fed
Manufacturers in Upper Midwest get a little more optimistic – Minneapolis Fed
Online sales tax sails through Senate, House approval will be tough – StarTribune
France’s Hollande is on a charm offensive with businesses – Economist
A slightly more in-depth look at Bangladesh’s garment industry – Reuters
Predicting jobs data is hard, and useless – Barry Ritholtz
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