Retailers to take a hit: Trade war could cause ‘widespread store closures’

Date Published05/14/2019
Author NameLauren Thomas
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Williams- Sonoma
Parent companyWiliams- Sonoma
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):500
City reshored to:Tupelo
State(s) reshored to:MS
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredfurniture
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Higher productivity, Impact on domestic economy, Lean/other business process improvement techniques
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