Retail Community Joins Together to Launch U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition (pdf)
Levi Strauss & Co.'s SVP, Global Distribution and Logistics writes why he came to Washington with the USGVC Coalition to talk American jobs and investments with policymakers.
We must negotiate and improve current and future agreements with U.S. global value chains – and the millions and millions of American jobs they create – in mind.
Oversold? No, U.S. free trade agreements are working better than expected.
Retail associations and major U.S. companies are banding together to educate policymakers on the economic importance of global value chains and the U.S. jobs they create.
The U.S. adds as much as 75% value to the final retail price for apparel made overseas - which means jeopardized trade relations would hurt U.S. jobs.
A cohort of apparel retail brands, suppliers and main street businesses have joined forces to launch a coalition aimed at educating policymakers and the public on the importance of the US global value chain and its impact on jobs and economic growth.