Grey Duck Outdoor: A Small Business Playbook for Domestic ProductionSeptember 5, 2022
As the owner of Grey Duck Outdoor, I am one year into trying on-shoring. I’m therefore one year into recognizing both how difficult this process can be, and how much potential it offers. And I’m evidence that it is possible to rethink supply chains – especially with the support of US equity holders and consumers.
Fireworks, the Fourth, and an Industrial FutureJuly 4, 2022
It’s the Fourth of July, a day to celebrate the United States of America. The US was able to secure that independence, against all odds, in large part because it was able to support itself militarily and economically; because during the Revolutionary War, Washington and Congress doubled down on developing American manufacturing.
The Baby Formula Shortage Could Have Been Avoided. Let’s Make Sure the Next One IsMay 17, 2022
The baby formula shortages shows the US entering an era of industrial dislocation, and competition, not seen in decades. The way for America to win in an era of shortage and a competition for supply chains is to recognize the hot spots – and then open the floodgates for industry to do its thing.
Lizzo Needs to Think BiggerMarch 30, 2022
It’s time for new playbook for the American celebrity: It’s time for US celebrities to start launching lines produced in America, with American materials, according to American norms.