American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production

SourceThe Los Angeles Times
Date Published08/10/2014
Author NameShan Li, Tiffany Hsu, Andrea Chang
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Brooks Bros.
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):300
Year reshoring announced:2011
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredMens' dresswear
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Re-design of the part, Flexibility
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