Caught in a global financial crisis and dismal retail sales, lingerie companies that manufacture in Asia are being hammered by higher material, labor and transportation costs.
At the heart of the problem are crippling double-digit increases in freight expenses and petroleum-based fabrics this year, although oil prices have dropped by about 50 percent in recent weeks after hitting $145 a barrel in July.
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