Great set of articles on outsourcing
: beat me to this one. I saw this on a newscast last night, and even made a note of it in the margins of the 'Loafer, and still forgot to post it. Well, he's got more at his site, so check it out.
Just Tuesday, 87-year-old Radio Flyer Inc. announced it was closing its Chicago plant and moving the production of its metal red wagons loved by generations of American children to China, resulting in the expected layoffs of nearly half of its 90 employees.
The Macomb Daily
March 31, 2004"
Man, Radio Flyer too?! The red wagon we all grew up with is leaving the country?! It's an American Institution just like Levi's used to be. When I see Wriggley's Gum go off shore, I'll know it's over.