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Ford Going Ahead With Moving Small Car Production to Mexico
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Ford Going Ahead With Moving Small Car Production to Mexico

President-elect Donald Trump has criticized Ford for the decision to shift production of Focus small cars to Mexico in 2018, and said he would consider levying tariffs on Mexican-made Fords.
Inventors: Do a Patent Search Sooner Rather Than Later
Patents

Inventors: Do a Patent Search Sooner Rather Than Later

What you find may dash your feelings of originality, but it can also be a roadmap for how to see your idea come onto the market.
Stephen Key
This Company Is Offering Discounts to Fight Sexist Product Pricing
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This Company Is Offering Discounts to Fight Sexist Product Pricing

Bulk shopping platform Boxed is reducing prices on women's products that are more expensive than the same items made for men.
Nina Zipkin
Should I Join the Makerspace Revolution?
Shared Workspaces

Should I Join the Makerspace Revolution?

Before you join a collaborative workspace, consider these tips.
Mikal E. Belicove
Adidas Will Bring Its Robot-Staffed Factory to Atlanta in 2017
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Adidas Will Bring Its Robot-Staffed Factory to Atlanta in 2017

The company wants to make products fast for U.S. consumers.
Edgar Alvarez
Panasonic to Raise Funds for Tesla Plant
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Panasonic to Raise Funds for Tesla Plant

Japan's Panasonic said on Friday it would raise up to $3.86 billion in corporate bonds, partly because it needs to bring forward its investment in a Tesla Motors battery factory.
Say Farewell to VHS (If You Hadn't Already)
Movies

Say Farewell to VHS (If You Hadn't Already)

Reports out of Japan say the last producer of VHS players is calling it quits.
Daimler Trucks To Use 3D Printing in Spare Parts Production
3D Printers

Daimler Trucks To Use 3D Printing in Spare Parts Production

Daimler, the world's largest truck manufacturer, will use three-dimensional printing to produce spare parts, the latest example of how digital technologies are radically reshaping automotive manufacturing and its supply chain.
This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding

Hiral Sanghavi and his wife raised more than $11 million to design and manufacture a jacket that aims to solve logistical pain points for road warriors.
Catherine Clifford
Hyper-Growing Fashion Brand Herschel Supply Has Turned Away 500 Investors
Growth Strategies

Hyper-Growing Fashion Brand Herschel Supply Has Turned Away 500 Investors

This year, its founders expect to sell 6 million units -- up from 8,000 in 2011.
Catherine Clifford
Starbucks, Anheuser-Busch to Partner on Bottled Teavana Teas
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Starbucks, Anheuser-Busch to Partner on Bottled Teavana Teas

Anheuser-Busch will lead production, bottling and distribution to retailers nationwide in partnership with its established network of wholesalers, the companies said.
Rubber Ducky, You Were the One to Help Revive Stateside Manufacturing
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Rubber Ducky, You Were the One to Help Revive Stateside Manufacturing

Craig Wolfe, CEO of Celebriducks -- the top custom rubber duck manufacturer in the world -- describes how his company leverages the Made in the USA label.
Carol Roth
How This Detroit Startup Got People to Pre-Pay for a Watch Called Shinola
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How This Detroit Startup Got People to Pre-Pay for a Watch Called Shinola

Shinola wasn't born of a government policy or tax incentive -- it was born of an American entrepreneur's desire to build things in America again.
Andrew Yang
How 3-D Printing Will Turn Customers Into Competitors
3D Printers

How 3-D Printing Will Turn Customers Into Competitors

3-D printing will change the relationship between manufacturers and customers. As customer habits change, businesses must adapt.
John Hornick