OVERSEAS GOODS SPREADING TO SUPERMARKET RETAILING

Certain goods assembled and manufactured outside the United States have become so ubiquitous that it's difficult to find their domestically made equivalent.That's especially true of textiles and apparel. Indeed, this country's capacity to manufacture such goods has atrophied nearly to the vanishing point. That's because few consumers care to support higher price points needed to prevent the move of

Certain goods assembled and manufactured outside the United States have become so ubiquitous that it's difficult to find their domestically made equivalent.

That's especially true of textiles and apparel. Indeed, this country's capacity to manufacture such goods has atrophied nearly to the vanishing point. That's because few consumers care to support higher price points needed to prevent the move of manufacturing capacity offshore.

To some extent, supermarkets have been immune

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