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Old 07-05-2013, 08:41 AM
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Default Re: Pure Fishing Acquires Hardy and Greys

Originally Posted by troutnut4 View Post
Hardy (North America) set up shop in Lancaster PA back in 2008. I am curious why they weren't able to grow sales more rapidly, was it because of the "Made In the USA" only attitude, pricing, or brand loyalty ?
I couldn't speculate without knowing what their operation stateside does. As a retailer, I can tell you that working with companies based outside of the US can be difficult even if they have US offices. It can be difficult to get product, and if they're inefficient the cost of shipping is stupid expensive (sometimes more than the cost of the product).
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