What Ever Happened to Wal-Mart's Buy American Program?

What Ever Happened to Wal-Mart's Buy American Program?
I found these articles on-line about Wal-Mart's Buy American program--I wonder where that went? South? hehe--I'm going tomorrow and see if they have anything made in America.
Get back with you then.
The NBC television series Dateline airs an investigation into Wal-Mart's "Made in America" and "Bring It Home to the USA" marketing campaigns. The show airs footage of children working in factories in Bangladesh to make clothes destined for Wal-Mart, as well as hidden camera footage of Wal-Mart stores with "Made in America" signs hung over imported goods. The program also profiles a sweater factory in North Carolina that was featured in a Wal-Mart "Buy America" ad but was forced to close when Wal-Mart found a cheaper distributor overseas. Wal-Mart CEO David Glass storms out of the Dateline interview, and according to former Wal-Mart store managersays the stores are required to remove the "Made in America" signs overnight.
In response to the soaring U.S. trade deficit, Walton launches Wal-Mart's "Buy America" program. Noting that 1.6 million U.S. jobs had been lost between 1981 and 1984, he announces the campaign in a letter to 3,000 U.S. Wal-Mart suppliers. Wal-Mart receives much positive publicity for the campaign, but the reality is complicated, as Walton admits in his autobiography. "The remedy we envisioned wasn't some blind patriotic idea that preaches buying American at any cost," he recalls. "We, like any other retailer, will only buy American if those goods can be produced efficiently enough to offer good value."

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