When Roger Simmermaker went shopping for clothes at a Florida mall in the mid-1990s, he wanted to buy American, but to his frustration, he couldn’t find anything made in the U.S.A.
It motivated him to write “How Americans Can Buy American: The Power of Consumer Patriotism” – a guide to finding products manufactured in the United States, which were a scarce commodity at the time. Nearly 20 years later, he has seen a big change.
The pendulum has swung back toward a wider choice of American-made products — often without a higher price tag.
(READ the story in Reuters)