The true cost of running shoes and how much the companies profit that produce them have always sparked controversy. In 2002, Nike lost a court case regarding sweatshop allegations. As of recent, Beyonce's exercise line Ivy Park had gotten hit with similar accusations.
People would think the cost of production overseas would naturally be cheaper. By doing so, and importing the goods back to America - the profit made would be killer, right? Wrong. According to a recent article by Solereview, the numbers are way different than we could imagine. Below are a few illustrations on the breakdowns on costs and profits of popular footwear brands and models.
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