N. Korea opens its own version of Walmart, thanks to China

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In this Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 photo, a girl looks at shoes for women at the Kwangbok Area shopping center in Pyongyang, North Korea. A new culture of commerce is springing up, with China as its inspiration and source. The new consumerism is part of a campaign launched three years ago to build up the economy, and so the image of new leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) PART OF A 34 PICTURE SERIES BY DAVID GUTTENFELDER