By  on March 14, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been bullish about Made in America, but now it’s apparent just how bullish.

The world’s largest retailer in January 2013 committed to sourcing $50 billion worth of goods in the U.S. in the 10th year of a decade-long initiative. On Thursday, Wal-Mart revealed that the cumulative spending over the decade will total $250 billion. Bill Simon, chief executive officer of Wal-Mart U.S., floated the figure at the retailer’s year-beginning meeting in Orlando.

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