Business: Outside Out

In many a high-class factory producing handmade shoes there are two kinds of workers: high bench and low bench. A shoemaker who has learned to work at a low bench will grumble if he has to use a high one, and vice versa. But their work is the same. It consists of sewing the soles of shoes to the upper leather while the shoes are inside out, then turning them right side out. In operation last week in a long neat shoe factory in Manhattan was a new process which gave high & low...

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