There's Nothing Cooler than Made in USA Oakley Sunglasses
The warm weather has finally arrived, and it's time to start spending more time outside. Whether it's at the beach, in the backyard, or at a baseball game, a good pair of sunglasses is a must-have this time of year. If you are looking for a new pair of shades be sure check out Oakley sunglasses. Not only does Oakley make many of the coolest sunglasses ever designed, they have superior eye protection, they’re competitively priced, and most (if not all) of their shades are made right here in the USA.
How ‘Made in the USA’ is Making a Comeback
The U.S. economy continues to struggle, and the weak March jobs report — just 88,000 positions were added — briefly spooked the market. But step back and you’ll see a bright spot, perhaps the best economic news the U.S. has witnessed since the rise of Silicon Valley: Made in the USA is making a comeback. Climbing out of the recession, the U.S. has seen its manufacturing growth outpace that of other advanced nations, with some 500,000 jobs created in the past three years. It marks the first time in more than a decade that the number of factory jobs has gone up instead of down.
“Buy American” Is Still a Selling Point—If You Know How to Sell It
Are you hoping that the “Made in America” label will help your product sell better? Chances are you’re right. A recent Harris Interactive survey found support for buying American products across a wide swath of age groups, both genders and both political parties. However, it’s important to define what “American” means when it comes to a product.
Now is a Good Time to Buy American-made Okabashi Flip Flops
I just saw that there is Groupon for Okabashi sandals going on right now and I wanted to share it with you. The deal is for $30 worth of Okabashi merchandise for just $15. This bargain is too good to pass up. I already got mine, and I’d jump on this deal too if I were you. If you aren’t familiar with Okabashi, I hope you will be soon. They make very comfortable and high quality flip flops.
How dependent on China is the U.S. military?
A Pentagon investigation has found that components made in China have been used in the manufacture of America's F-35 fighter jet, B-1B bomber, and some F-16 fighters. Foreign sourcing for U.S. military hardware is prohibited under U.S. law unless a waiver has been granted.read more
WATCH: Laid off by trade inaction, workers speak for themselves
Yesterday, we paused to consider what happens when the federal government takes a hands-off approach to trade enforcement: 50 middle class jobs lost in the Midwest.read more
What good's a trade agreement if you don't enforce the on-the-books trade rules?
Late last month, a U.S. Steel facility in Lorain, Ohio announced the layoffs of 50 employees. The decision to eliminate those jobs, according to a company statement, was based on an analysis of business conditions:read more