Monthly Archives: April 2012

Coming back to the old country


It seems everyone is talking about reshoring production from abroad back to our country.  Over the last week, two more articles have been published documenting the trend of American firms bringing production back to our shores and the reasons this trend … Continue reading

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Spring, an elusive customer in Seattle


This has truly been “the winter of our discontent” in Seattle.  We have had interminable rainy, cold, dreary weather since January and there is no sign of much of a let off.  Recently we have had a few sunny days, so … Continue reading

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You don’t say!


As I told you a while back, Apple hired the Fair Labor Association to carry out investigations to ensure that their contractor Foxconn runs their plants in a safe and ethical manner.  The Fair Labor Association (FLA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending sweatshop … Continue reading

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