Walmart's first summit in August 2013 brought together more than 1,500 attendees, including 500 suppliers, 34 states and government officials to discuss opportunities to create jobs, restore communities and drive economic growth.
Additional supplier information:
- 72 percent of Walmart suppliers believe that manufacturing in the U.S. will be cost favorable within four years or less.
- 40 different departments at Walmart are in active discussions with suppliers to manufacture here.
For additional information about Walmart's commitment to U.S. manufacturing, visit:
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