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Is Buying American-made Important?

Brian Moody | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

It turns out that phrase isn't as simple as it sounds. I think what's most important is that the car you're considering is actually built in the U.S., even if the automaker is based elsewhere. Here's why.

Save the Economy: Bring U.S. Manufacturing Home

Pat LaMarche | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Pat LaMarche

For the first time in America, the number of people out of work exceeds the number of people working in manufacturing. Alliance for American Manufacturing warns that if manufacturing stays gone from the U.S. that the high tech jobs will follow.

Hot Damn! Lingerie Goes Country

Bill_Robinson | Posted 03.22.2014 | Small Business
Bill_Robinson

I don't know about you, but the idea of attending a fashion show much less Fashion Week in NYC, makes me start to look for a rafter from which I can hang myself. This would be my worst case scenario:

American Ingenuity Returns

Michelle Vale | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Michelle Vale

I am always on the prowl to see what is new and exciting in the accessories world.

Why 'Made in America' Is Cool

Dana Holmes | Posted 02.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

In the last few years, pride in American-made goods has been causing a swing back in that direction, making them trendier than ever among the hip and cutting-edge. We can support "Made in America" products even more by giving them as gifts and spreading the word.

American Made

Jessica Alba | Posted 10.16.2013 | Small Business
Jessica Alba

I'm a DIYer at heart. I believe that making (and enjoying) beautiful, stylish things should be simple, fun, and affordable. That's why I'm so excited about Martha Stewart's American Made program, a celebration of makers and doers taking place this week in New York City.

It's National Coffee Day! But Is Your Coffee Even From This Nation?

Posted 10.01.2013 | Business

Today is national coffee day, which is ironic since it's likely that your morning cup of joe wasn't even grown in America. The world's biggest coffee ...

18 American-Made Things We Think Are Just Great

Posted 08.13.2013 | OWN

A few 100 percent all-American things we think are just great! Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Twitter ....

Kim Bhasin

American-Made Clothing Companies Find Ways To Survive

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

Six dollars. That’s how much more an American consumer would have to pay for the typical T-shirt made in the U.S. rather than in a potentially unsaf...

The Economic Oversight in Manufacturing Cotton (Part 2)

Jolie Bensen | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business
Jolie Bensen

If the U.S. is the second largest producer of cotton in the world, then why can't we buy U.S. grown, U.S. spun cotton fabric? Or any fabric grown and processed here in the U.S.?

Why Made in the USA for Babies Is Making a Comeback

Gary Osborne | Posted 04.01.2013 | Small Business
Gary Osborne

As a new dad, I quickly discovered how challenging it is to find beautiful, heirloom quality baby gifts that are made in the USA. I search hundreds o...

Policymakers Must Support the Mantra 'American Made'

Richard P. Michalski | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business
Richard P. Michalski

We must invest in the American workforce and continue to fund research to stay ahead of our competitors -- and our enemies. The only way America will continue to lead in the aerospace industry is if we continue to stay ahead of our global competitors.

How New Parents Can Bring Back 'Made in the USA'

Gary Osborne | Posted 01.07.2013 | Small Business
Gary Osborne

The presidential election is over, but the campaign's number one issue, jobs, lingers on. In today's economy, a huge part of that issue has been the question of how we can return manufacturing jobs to the United States.

How Made In The USA Is Hurting American Stores

Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

American-made products may be hurting American stores. U.S. consumers tend to place a higher value on products they believe are made in America, a...

Doggone It, Our Own USA Olympic Team Doesn't Buy American?

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

Will I cheer for the USA Team in Chinese clothing? Of course I will but it makes a cynical statement about the future of manufacturing in the USA. But, Americans, it's time to take the reins and call in our own financial cavalry. We are losing this competition.

Why You Should Buy American Furniture Now

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Home decor arrives on Capitol Hill Tuesday, when Newell Turner, editor-in-chief of House Beautiful, and Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) will hold a Washington...

A 150 Mile Wardrobe: How One Closet Helped Kickstart a Local Economy (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

2011-09-27-Screenshot20110927at5.55.13PM.jpg "In 1965, 95% of the clothing in a typical American's closet was made in America... today less than 5% of our clothes are made here."

Made (Kinda) in America

Nicole Lapin | Posted 08.08.2011 | Business
Nicole Lapin

Even if a product is "kinda" made in America, it can still have a major impact on the U.S. economy in terms of growth, innovation and the domestic job creation we so badly need during this phase of our economic recovery.