The movement toward “Made in America” means different things to various companies, but there are some commonalities.
A diverse trio of executives illustrated those points when they explained why their companies and brands choose and are committed to U.S. manufacturing. For Filson, a key point is brand heritage and integrity. For Freemans Sporting Club, it’s about creating an image for the brand that includes a “Rockwellian,” all-American persona, while for Billy Reid, it’s a strong commitment to quality and creating American jobs.
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"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)