Originally Posted by CYstyle
Isn't the big point of the US that it's capitalistic? Companies are free to charge whatever the want, and make whatever profit they want?
If people really wanted American manufacturing to come back to the country they gotta make the place more business friendly.
You outsource when materials are cheap and labor is expensive.
You insource when materials are expensive and labor is cheap.
Right now labor in America is cheap -- it's the unions, bureaucracy and tax codes that keep things overseas. America could easily compete on the global stage, imo.
I'd like to meet the bonehead(s) at Ralph that thought it would be a good idea to have the uniforms made in China taking into account the current unemployment rate, and the overall negative attitude towards jobs being shipped overseas.