U.S. Shoemaker Allen Edmonds Regains Its Footing

SourceBloomberg Businessweek
Date Published10/24/2013
Author NameNick Leiber
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Allen Edmonds
Parent companyAllen Edmonds
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Kept from Offshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
Year reshoring announced:2009
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2009
Capital investment ($):10
$/year of sales of reshored product or service:145 (2013 projected)
City reshored to:Port Washington
State(s) reshored to:WI
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredmen's dress shoes
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Quality/rework/warranty
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand
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