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Walmart Pledges to Buy $50 Billion in American-Made Products Over Next 10 Years

Posted By Mark Boyer On January 20, 2013 @ 2:38 pm In Accessories and Fashion | No Comments

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Walmart [2], the world’s #1 retailer, recently announced plans to increase domestic sourcing of its products. Speaking at the National Retail Federation’s [3] annual BIG Show [4] on Tuesday, Walmart CEO Bill Simon pledged to buy an additional $50 billion in US-made products over the next 10 years. The company’s detractors have long criticized Walmart for sourcing products from overseas markets, but this announcement represents a major shift in focus for the mega-retailer.

 

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