Nike and the choices we don't have

Michael Eisenscher meisenscher at
Thu Jul 2 15:26:27 PDT 1998

The high end men's NB shoes are U.S. made, but the rest are assembled here from parts made in Asia or shipped directly from Asia, just like the others, or so I'm told.


At 01:02 PM 7/2/98 -0700, C. Petersen wrote:
>I think that every brand except New Balance and possibly Saucony follow
>the Nike model. I think New Balance shoes are all U.S. manufactured, and
>they don't have the same profit margin as Nike, but I'm not exactly sure
>about their specific workplace policies. That's the situation you face for
>a lot of goods... especially gasoline (name a good oil company) and foods
>like bananas

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