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The hidden cost of retail bargains

Made-in-America deals possible because of low-paid immigrants

LOS ANGELES — He had spent his latest 45-hour workweek hunched over a sewing machine, attaching labels and stitching collars and tightening black and gold blouses that would soon sell at bargain prices at a popular retailer. But now it was Saturday afternoon, paycheck time, when Pedro felt the full sting of that bargain: It ...