Mother Jones magazine offers some comparisons. Highlights:
- Its net sales is greater than the GDP of Norway.
- Its entertainment sales is triple that of Hollywood.
- It emits more CO2 than the 50 lowest-emitting countries together.
- It employs a workforce the size of the population of the 50 smallest countries in the world.
- Its square-footage exceeds that of the island of Manhattan.
Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.