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Cheap Isn't Always Best!

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The world was reminded last week that the pursuit of the cheapest goods possible isn’t necessarily a good thing! Hundreds of Bangladesh textile workers died needlessly because their employers forced them to work in a building that was structurally unsound. Even though there were obvious cracks in the walls of the facility and concerns were expressed about the safety of the building 2 days before the horrible tragedy, employees were forced back to work.   Why was this situation allowed? Because the pressure on manufacturers to produce goods at the lowest possible price drove employers to cut corners even though...

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