Business & Finance: Nylon Glut

Nylon Glut It was a buyers' market, with a vengeance, for nylon stockings. Thrifty U.S. shoppers could buy sheerest-gauge, unbranded nylons last week for as little as 89¢ a pair, v. $1.20 earlier this year. Reason: when the Korean war began, shortlived scare buying caused manufacturers to turn out so many nylons that they glutted the market.


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