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November 2010 Blog Posts (1)

Cotton Clothing Price Tags to Rise

"Synthetic linings. Smaller buttons. Less Italian fabric. And yes, even more polyester. Unusually high cotton prices have apparel makers scrambling to keep down costs, but consumers be warned: cotton clothing will be getting more expensive... Cotton inventories had been low because of weak demand during the recession. This summer, new cotton crops were also depleted because of flooding in Pakistan and bad weather in China and India, all major


Added by Katherine Forster on November 11, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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