The severe economic challenges of the 21st century have Americans thinking about jobs, and that’s got them thinking differently — and far more positively — about American-made apparel.
With the unemployment rate hovering above 8 percent since February 2009, many unable to find full-time work matched to their skills and jobs in a manufacturing sector that has been decimated not only by hard times but also by improved productivity, Americans are reflecting more on where their cars, clothing and other consumer products are coming from.
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