TITLE

A High Price to Pay

AUTHOR(S)
Lunan, Charlie; Ryan, Tom
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
SGB;May2008, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's comments on how the weakening U.S. economy and Chinese sourcing issues are forcing the sporting goods industry to rethink ways of doing business. It is predicted that prices are expected to rise dramatically during the next two years, mainly due to higher manufacturing costs coming from China. Surging oil prices are also pushing up freight expenses and driving up raw material prices for footwear.
ACCESSION #
32098403

 

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