TITLE

U.S. shoe firms thrive in high-quality market

AUTHOR(S)
Bahls, J.E.
PUB. DATE
February 1989
SOURCE
Nation's Business;Feb89, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the competitive world market in the manufacturing of footwear where high technology is of limited use and wages of the worker determine the final cost of an item. Discusses three manufacturers of high quality footwear who have made a market for their product in spite of high cost: Allen-Edmonds Shoe Corp. (Port Washington, Wisc.); Musebeck Shoe Co. (Oconomowoc, Wisc.); Tony Lama, Inc. (El Paso, Tex).
ACCESSION #
8903201209

 

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