RetailFeature

What Consumers Really Think About Made in America

Made in America has been widely touted by the current administration and some retailers champion the products, the makers and the idea of a resurgence even as a new poll casts doubt on whether the public is on board.

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BusinessFeature

CFDA and NYC Ready to Spend on US Manufacturing Innovation

The Fashion Manufacturing Initiative Grant Program, a $6 million public-private partnership funded by the New York City Economic Development Corp. and the Council of Fashion Designers of America, is now accepting applications through Aug. 24 for the fifth round of program.

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TradeFeature

Has Protectionism Made Sourcing in America Great Again?

In more cases than not, protectionism carries with it negative connotations, but America’s increasingly strained trade relations may be giving Made in America sourcing a little kick in the pants.

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TradeNews

Senate Committee Advances American-Made Products Act

Aiming to clear up potential conflicts with state laws, the Reinforcing American-Made Products Act now moves to the full Senate for consideration after the chamber’s Commerce Committee gave approval to the measure.

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E-commerce

Maker’s Row Launches E-Commerce to Boost Business for American-Made Goods

When Matthew Burnett and Tanya Menendez launched Maker’s Row in November 2012, their goal was thus: to connect U.S. manufacturers with brands looking for stateside production. But it didn’t take long for the duo to realize they could do more for the American-made movement than simply provide a digital database of suppliers and what they specialize in.

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Business

Q&A: American Textile Company CEO Talks Made in USA

Duquesne, Pennsylvania-based home textile supplier, American Textile Company (ATC), is doing its part to bring home textiles manufacturing back to the U.S. The company expanded its operations into Dallas and Salt Lake City in 2016, after opening a manufacturing and distribution center in Tifton, Georgia last September.

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Lifestyle Monitor

Consumer Appeal for US-Made Apparel at Odds With Manufacturing Realities

A byproduct of the Great Recession was the realization that a lot of jobs had been off-shored over the years. The recession’s double-digit jobless rate led people to reassess what they wanted—as consumers, retailers and brands. It turns out, a lot of people like the concept of “Made in the USA,” but may not appreciate the realities of the global textile industry.

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