From International Herald Tribune via The New York Times:
During 20 years in the toy business, Anthony Temple has reveled in the bounty of cheap stuffed animals, coffee mugs and figurines on sale from China. But this year, his buying trip for his London-based company, Rainbow Designs, resulted in a rude awakening.
Traveling through the Pearl River delta north of Hong Kong, Mr. Temple found that cost increases ” for raw materials, but above all for labor ” dominated
August 27, 2006 10:49 AM