We may find it difficult NOT to purchase foreign
made items since they have become so inexpensive and plentiful. However, with new awareness, moreAmericans are now looking
for more Made in America products and even willing to pay extra for items Made in the USA. The next time you shop, remember
these important tips:
1. Shop for American Made Products whenever possible.
2. If you're in a store and don't know where the Made in
America items are...ask to speak with a
manager. The more people ask....the more likely the store will carry Made in America merchandise and display them properly.
3. Sign our website petition. It is requesting that
store owners display their Made in America items in a special isle or location to make the merchandise more accessible and
easier for shoppers to find.
4. You can email a similar request to your Store's Corporate
Location. Send it to the General Managers as well as the Marketing and Public Relations Department.
5. Shop THRIFTY! Thrift shopping creates JOBS and helps
our economy in a unique way. By shopping at thrift stores, consignment shops, used furniture stores, used car lots, thrift
auctions and flea markets, etc., you ae putting 100 % of your shopping dollar into America's economy. Not only that, but it's
an environmental lifesaver for our earth by reuseing many wonderful items that might have ended up in a landfill.
Many Americans grew up believing thrift stores were for
poor people; but that's just not true. Many movie stars like Sandra Bullock shops and wears vintage clothing. Designers such
as Nate Berkus goes Thrift Shopping when collecting home design items for the homes of wealthy clients.
Start Thrift Shopping FIRST when looking for any item and then stop back to the Thrift Stores regularly
as inventory changes daily. Soon you'll find Trift Shopping to be your favorite way to shop and everytime you go, you'll be