Clothing startups are bringing some jobs back home

Molly Wood Mar 22, 2016
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Clothing startups are bringing some jobs back home

Molly Wood Mar 22, 2016
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Voters are hearing all about it on the campaign trail: the U.S. has seen 30 percent of its manufacturing jobs travel overseas in the last two decades. But, one unexpected corner of the manufacturing industry is actually bringing jobs to the country — clothing. Companies making high-quality, high-tech garments are setting up shop in US cities, and not for the reasons you might expect.

Elizabeth Segran is a staff writer for Fast Company magazine and she wrote about this reemerging market. Click the audio player above to listen to the full interview.

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