Category Archives: Reshoring

They’re back!


There is no reason to ever buy furniture that isn’t made in America.  Let me say that again.  There is no reason to ever buy furniture that isn’t made in America.  Here in Seattle, the furniture company for those in … Continue reading

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Let me introduce….!


What a week!  I discovered people really like barbecue.  My post on barbecuing and gas grills made by members of our extended family was my most popular post of all time.  But enough about barbecue, it is time for our latest edition of three … Continue reading

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Coming back to the old country


It seems everyone is talking about reshoring production from abroad back to our country.  Over the last week, two more articles have been published documenting the trend of American firms bringing production back to our shores and the reasons this trend … Continue reading

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You don’t say!


As I told you a while back, Apple hired the Fair Labor Association to carry out investigations to ensure that their contractor Foxconn runs their plants in a safe and ethical manner.  The Fair Labor Association (FLA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending sweatshop … Continue reading

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The “Bring It Home” campaign


I came across an article the other day about a firm attempting to bring production of its products back to the U.S. from China.  Dansko, a company based in this country, makes 80% of its clogs in China and 20% of its … Continue reading

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Don’t be blue, you can buy “Made in America” jeans


The first pair of jeans I ever bought were a pair of Levis button front jeans.  I thought they were very hip, and wore them for years.  You can still buy Levis made in this Country if you are willing to … Continue reading

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Will someone please sell me a pair of American soccer shoes?


Soccer plays too much of a role in my life, I admit it.  When Fox started broadcasting their Premier League and Champions League games in HD in September, their arrival was welcomed in the Briggs household with the ardor that … Continue reading

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