Walmart Furthers "Made in USA" Pledge

Walmart Stores (NYSE: WMT) said this week that three of its suppliers have made new U.S. manufacturing commitments that will create 385 jobs. The move is part of the retailer's previously announced pledge to buy an additional $50 billion in U.S.-made products over the next decade. Elan-Polo, Louis Hornick & Company and EveryWare Global will produce footwear, curtains and glassware, respectively. "Companies, government officials and industry leaders are working together to increase manufacturing, and these efforts are helping more Americans get into good-paying jobs and more businesses reinvest in the U.S. economy," Walmart U.S. president and CEO Bill Simon said, Drug Store News reported. Story