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Tag Archives: garment industry
The story has been told, and told, and told again. A century ago this week, on March 25th, 2011, more than 500 sewing machine operators, mostly Jewish and Italian immigrants, were working on the 9th floor of the Asch building … Continue reading
It seems that high-end spending among America’s affluent class has gone underground in response to the current economic recession. In particular, some wealthy women shoppers are asking cashiers at high-end stores to put their purchases in plain white paper bags … Continue reading