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Old 11-01-2013, 07:20 PM
 
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Great news for South Georgia
Wal-Mart announces plans for Georgia shoe plant | timesfreepress.com
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Old 11-01-2013, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Savannah GA
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That's great news not just for Georgia but for the United States! Go Walmart!
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Old 11-02-2013, 07:20 AM
 
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That is awesome news for southeast Georgia .I agree with Newsboy - way to go Walmart !
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Old 11-02-2013, 01:14 PM
 
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I cannot think of a single time I have ever thought "I need to go to Walmart to buy shoes" .. hm..
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Old 11-02-2013, 01:52 PM
 
Location: Columbus,Georgia
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I buy my work boots from Walmart...so this is good. Hopefully it will lead to a lower shoe price.
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Old 11-02-2013, 04:31 PM
 
Location: 30461
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I'm actually not surprised by this. Labor cost in China is starting to rise. It's still lower than the labor cost of an American, but when you put tariffs and such into the mix, the price of an overseas production becomes greater.

Good to know they are deciding to relocate manufacturing in the US rather than move to some undeveloped country in Africa.
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