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U.S. retail and fashion brands are cautiously optimistic about Biden’s ‘Buy American’ plan

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As part of President Joe Biden’s campaign in 2020, he released a plan for a campaign called Buy American, a $700 billion effort to invest in American manufacturing and American-made goods.

It’s exactly what American-made brands have been asking for: institutional backing to help those that have chosen to forsake the lower costs of manufacturing elsewhere.

Click here to read the story at digiday.com.

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is a global economy?
  2. What is the “Buy American” campaign?
  3. Why do you think U.S. companies would buy from foreign partners rather than American-made brands?
  4. How do you think the U.S. benefits when companies buy from American-made brands?
  5. Why do you think retail and fashion brands, in particular, might be optimistic about the “Buy American” campaign (as suggested in the headline of this news story)?
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.

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