Beth Buczynski

Walmart Pledges $10 Million To Support "Made In The USA" Products

by , 01/25/14
filed under: Ecouterre

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At the recent United States Conference of Mayors’ winter meeting in Washington, D.C., Walmart executives announced a new plan to invest in American businesses. Long criticized for importing the vast majority of its wares from other countries, like China and Thailand, while the American economy suffers, Walmart’s move seems to be an attempt to improve its reputation. The plan, revealed by Walmart president Bill Simon, is to use a $10 million fund to bolster manufacturing in the United States. Keep reading to find out how Walmart plans to use this money to create jobs.

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