Walmart’s Made In The USA Claim: Fact Or Fiction?

by MR Magazine Staff

Walmart has embraced the “Made in the USA” ethos and this week hosted its third annual Open Call for products made, assembled or grown in the U.S. It’s part of Walmart’s fourth annual Manufacturing Summit, which is Walmart’s initiative to invest in U.S. industry. But there are doubts about whether all of the products labeled “Made in the USA” are actually made in the U.S. Made in the USA is a big program for Walmart which made a pledge to source $250 billion in products by 2023. The initiative is expected to create 1 million new U.S. jobs with 250,000 in direct manufacturing and 750,000 in support and services, according to the company. Read more at Forbes.