Entries by Ron Morris

Job Creator or Killer?

In Thomas Friedman’s <a class=”ProfileCard-screennameLink u-linkComplex js-nav” href=”https://twitter.com/tomfriedman” data-aria-label-part=””>@<span class=”u-linkComplex-target”>tomfriedman</span></a> latest book entitled Thank You for Being Late “An Optimists Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations” he makes the case that as robots and artificial intelligence replace humans in the workplace there will be greater not less employment opportunities. Labor costs decrease, product costs go […]

$250 billion opportunity for US manufacturers

Did you know that Walmart is committed to purchasing an additional $250 billion dollars in products from US manufacturers by 2023? That’s a huge incentive for consumer products manufacturers that are investing in the United States. http://blog.walmart.com/us-manufacturing/20160616/walmarts-investment-in-us-manufacturing-explained If you’re a senior level executive at a company that is stepping up to help Walmart meet this […]

Inside Walmart’s $50 Billion Buy American Campaign

March 15, 2013 Walmart Supplier News Walmart SVP Michelle Gloeckler was interviewed by Walmart Supplier News. This article appeared in the Spring 2013 issue. MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR DOMESTIC SOURCING INITIATIVE Michelle Gloeckler is senior vice president of the home category at Walmart U.S. Walmart U.S. president and CEO Bill Simon laid out a grand vision for […]