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  • A made-in-the-USA label holds more value with consumers than in the past, with +75% of respondents in a NPD survey saying the manufacturing source of their apparel is important to them. Though Sears (SHLD -1.5%) and J.C. Penney (JCP +0.9%) sputtered with their brands manufactured exclusively in the U.S. in the past, the recent flareup over the European look of the U.S. Olympic team's uniforms designed by Ralph Lauren (RL -0.9%) has put the issue on the front burner again. [View news story]
    It is all about "Maximizing Profits". Think about it. When Walmart went almost totally China did their prices go down - NO. At best they stayed the same, yet the cost to Walmart cut in half.
    Sep 5 04:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A made-in-the-USA label holds more value with consumers than in the past, with +75% of respondents in a NPD survey saying the manufacturing source of their apparel is important to them. Though Sears (SHLD -1.5%) and J.C. Penney (JCP +0.9%) sputtered with their brands manufactured exclusively in the U.S. in the past, the recent flareup over the European look of the U.S. Olympic team's uniforms designed by Ralph Lauren (RL -0.9%) has put the issue on the front burner again. [View news story]
    It is all about "Maximizing Profit" Think about it - When Walmart (China East) went to totally Chinese product did the price go down - NO. At best they stayed the same.
    Sep 5 04:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A made-in-the-USA label holds more value with consumers than in the past, with +75% of respondents in a NPD survey saying the manufacturing source of their apparel is important to them. Though Sears (SHLD -1.5%) and J.C. Penney (JCP +0.9%) sputtered with their brands manufactured exclusively in the U.S. in the past, the recent flareup over the European look of the U.S. Olympic team's uniforms designed by Ralph Lauren (RL -0.9%) has put the issue on the front burner again. [View news story]
    It is all about "Maximizing profit" Think about it? When Walmart changed to China East did the prices really go down? NO. At best they stayed the same while the cost of product to Walmart was cut in half.
    Sep 5 04:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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