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“Building on the success of last year’s ‘Made in the USA’ Open Call, Walmart is again reaching out to suppliers asking them to pitch products manufactured in the U.S.”

–IndustryWeek, May 27, 2015

Walmart’s Rank Among U.S. Importers, 2014: #1

Difference Between Walmart’s Imports & No. 2 (Target), 2014: Nearly 50%

Increase in Walmart Imports, 2013-14: 6%

Last Year Walmart Imports Rose This Much: 2005

(Sources: “Made in the USA Products on Walmart’s Wish List,” by Adrienne Selko, IndustryWeek, May 27, 2015, http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/made-usa-products-walmarts-wish-list and “This Just In: Walmart is #1 Importer, AGAIN. Where are those American Manufacturing Jobs?,” The WalMart 1%, June 8, 2015, http://walmart1percent.org/author/krudiger/)

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