Big boxes and foreign electronics

by Roger Simmermaker -- Electronics. Specifically, computers. Can't live without them, can't stand the frustration of trying to buy American when shopping for them. In this one large area, the challenge feels more…

Strategy to save economy by working together

by Roger Simmermaker -- One of the premier organizations in America that advocates "made in USA" is none other than the appropriately named Made in USA Foundation, and you can find out more…

Out of stock here: All imports

by Roger Simmermaker -- When it comes to the commitment to carrying 100 percent made-in-America merchandise, few stores measure up to the MadeInAmericaStore.com in Elma, New York. Since opening day on April more…

Does your farmer's market have local products?

by Roger Simmermaker -- An increasing number of Americans now patronize their local farmer's markets or stores that carry local produce as a way to help boost their local economies and keep more…

Making the case for domestic cases

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you have had trouble finding American-made luggage, briefcases, or laptop carriers like I have, you'll want to take a look at Tough Traveler at www.Toughtraveler.com. This fine more…

Getting to the top made simple

by Roger Simmermaker -- Every now and then I come across an American-made product that I simply have to tell everyone about because it's such a great buy and really should be more…

A whole new concept in fundraising

by Roger Simmermaker -- There are many ways to build on the Buy American movement, whether it's through consumer purchases, writing encouraging letters to the editor of your local newspaper, or even more…

Keeping flatware makers at home, where they should be

by Roger Simmermaker -- Silverware is one of those categories where cheap, Chinese-made offerings abound on the shelves of retail stores across America. Many Americans believe, and understandably so, that American-made flatware more…

Tuna company starting to get recognition

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you're like me and love tuna, perhaps you've felt a little constrained in enjoying it as often as you like for a couple of reasons. First, the more…