Category Archives: Reshoring

Marriott’s bold move


Marriott Hotels have made a commitment to buy American made towels for their American properties Continue reading

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I hope you can follow the thread of this story


90% of the apparel that you and I buy is not made by members of our extended American family.  It didn’t used to be that way.  As recently as the 1970s over 70% of apparel sold in the U.S. was … Continue reading

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Walmart’s wilful forgetting


By Bruno Sanchez-Andrade Nuño from Washington, DC, USA [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Walmart recently announced its “Work is a Beautiful Thing” campaign in which Walmart commits to buying $250 billion worth of American made products over the next ten years.  … Continue reading

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Two articles not to be missed


Photo: Matt Rourke, AP I am constantly reading up on all things made in America, and wanted to let you know about two articles on reshoring that are really worth reading.  The first was in the Chicago Tribune last week, … Continue reading

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Way to Go Motorola!


I am so happy that we are starting to have high-tech consumer goods firms reshore their production back to the States.  You can buy an American assembled Element flat panel TV made by members of our extended American family working … Continue reading

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Reality check


One of my favorite Monty Python skits involved the Royal Society For Putting Things on top of other Things.  During the skit, John Cleese explains that his chapter of the Society has not put one thing on top of another thing in the … Continue reading

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What a beautiful ringtone!


I still remember the first time I saw a cell phone.  I was working at Murphy’s Pub in the Wallingford neighborhood in Seattle.  One afternoon, me and an English buddy of mine Jimmy were drinking at the bar.  Jimmy was … Continue reading

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