Tag Archives: New Balance

Simply American Black Friday Alert!


I would sooner have a root canal without anesthetic than plan a huge shopping trip to the mall on the day after Thanksgiving.  Today I am planning a series of naps and setting aside plenty of time to savor our … Continue reading

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Now you don’t have to wear out any shoe leather finding American shoes


I know what you are thinking.  You’re thinking “what a beautiful shoe!”  And you are right to think that.  It is a beautiful shoe.  It’s an Allen Edmonds shoe made by members of our extended American family in Port Washington, … Continue reading

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Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice…


I came across an article last week in Businessweek that discussed New Balance and the current effort underway by the Obama administration to conclude yet another free-trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with eight Pacific nations, including Vietnam.  Vietnam now ranks fourth among the world’s footwear … Continue reading

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Made in the USA by you!


Man, do I have a cool American made shoe for you!  But guess what?  It isn’t even made yet.  That’s because you get to make it.  Or more accurately, you get to design it and then the members of your … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, be happy!


It seems like a huge amount of the consumer goods available for us to purchase these days is made in China.  Toys, apparel, housewares, glasses, plates, lamps, you name it, it all seems to be produced in the Middle Kingdom.  … Continue reading

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What does American made mean to you?


For the last year, I have urging everyone I know to consider buying more products manufactured by members of our extended American family.  I have featured a lot of these products on this blog.  But what does it mean for a … Continue reading

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