When tales emerge from the retail supply chain, they're usually tragic, like the alleged sweatshop conditions at the Foxconn plants that churn out Apple products, or the 112 Bangladeshi workers who died when their factory, where clothes for Walmart, Sears Holdings and Disney were made, burned to the ground.
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When Lynda Fassa drove through New Jersey towns on the hunt for local manufacturers, she passed a sign that read: "Embroidery Capital of the Wor."
It used to say "World." Now there's just a pawn shop, an army recruitment center, and a handful of bars. Every year, one or two of the dyers for her and her... Read More »