USA: Levi Strauss To Close Plants In Europe And US
Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co today said it was in talks with unions about the possible closure of some of its manufacturing plants in the US and in Europe. In Scotland, where the company operates seven plants, it is proposing to shut two high-cost factories in order to reduce production costs. The number of factory closings in the United States, where the company has eight plants, has not yet been determined.
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