NEW ZEALAND: Glenside Clothing Faces Axe After Kathmandu Snub
Whangarei-based apparel maker Glenside Clothing said it would close this month with the loss of 28 jobs after Kathmandu opted to purchase wet-weather clothing from overseas as part of its drive to reduce costs.
Kathmandu said it had tried the option of producing all of its clothing in New Zealand but it was too expensive.
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