Friday, July 25, 2014

Friday Links

Some recent news in the world of American-made: kitchen items, bike helmets, stuff for kids and babies, Brooklyn, Chicago, the American salmon fallacy, a tour of a NYC Garment District sewing studio, an LA shop with made-in-America items for guys, why iPhone will not be part of American manufacturing, fake 'Made in USA' labels (yep, apparently it's a thing), the FTC getting strict on those labels, the most 'American' companies, and more.

Here are 16 articles and videos you need to see if you haven't already:
  1. From NPR (07/01/2014): "'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply" [+ audio]
  2. From Stoller Traffic (07/01/2014): "Our American Idols: Made-in-the-USA brands we love"-- American-made brands for kids and babies
  3. From Rebecca Atwood Designs (07/03/2014): "Local Production: Sewing" -- a peek into the sewing studio in NYC's Garment District.
  4. From Chicago Inno (07/04/2014): "Made in America, Designed in Chicago: The 10 Best" -- 10 stores and brands from Chicago
  5. From Crain's NY (07/07/2014): "Coalition wants mayor to protect industrial zones
  6. From Fortune magazine (07/07/2014): "13 Most American Companies
  7. From Huffington Post (07/11/2014): "Rebuilding American Manufacturing Powerhouse
  8. From Racked LA (07/11/2014): "This New USA-Made Shop in Venice is a Total Man Cave" -- on the opening of a new store in Venice, CA featuring only American-made items for men: Charlie's LA
  9. From Dominican Today (07/14/2014): "Dominican garment-makers warn of fake ‘Made in USA’ labels"
  10. From Cooking Light (07/18/2014): "5 on Friday: 5 American-Made Products You Need Right Now" -- great finds from the Simmer and Boil blog
  11. From Forbes (07/18/2014): "100,000 Reasons Why Apple's iPhone 6 Won't Be US Manufactured
  12. From Wall St. Journal blog (07/18/2014): "American Made, One Part at a Time" -- re: Bell Helmets positioning themselves to reshore some of their production
  13. From Epoch Times (07/19/2014): "The Garment District, Brooklyn Style" -- with mentions of Manufacture New York and Maker's Row
  14. From Girls of a Certain Age (07/21/2014): "Made in America: The Girls of a Certain Age List Part II" -- another great list from Kim France, with a nod to The American-Made Guide to Life and The American Edit
  15. From Daily Finance (07/21/2014): "The Momentum Is With American Manufacturing Again
  16. From Consumerist (07/22/2014): "You Can’t Sell “Made In The USA” Seals Without Checking That Products Live Up To That Label
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6 comments:

  1. Hey girl! Just saw your comment on Cupcakes and Cashmere and wanted to check out your blog! I absolutely love it! Especially the articles in this post! xo Hayley from dailydoseofdarling.com

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  2. Oh these are sooo good! Hope you're having a terrific week!

    Emily, you always inspire me but especially with today's post. I think everyone's first reaction is too distant themselves from the people who are sick or people who are dealing with a lot because we usually don't know what to do/say. I have a friend who is going through quite a bit, and I think a little care package for her would be exactly what she needs. Sometimes those thing speaks louder than words.

    Thank you!

    http://everythingsalwayssunny.com
    Kristin xx

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    1. Kristin, thanks. Not sure why your response to Emily posted here but oh well.

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  3. Wow, how'd you find all of these great articles!? I'm impressed! Nice to see continuing coverage of Made in USA.

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