North Star State

North Star State

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Like many Minnesotans and Americans, I buy in an impersonal way that makes the clerk and me interchangeable parts. Places like Daytona#39;s sell only about 12 percent of the shoes that Americans buy. ... developed a combination of piecework and line work, mechanized when possible and hand worked as necessary, and initially produced 150 pairs of shoes in a 10-hour work day. ... To put it into perspective, Nike, maker of athletic shoes, had sales in the neighborhood of $9.5 billion.

Title:North Star State
Author:Anne J. Aby
Publisher:Minnesota Historical Society Press - 2002


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