Karen Alberg Grossman: Designer Joseph Abboud’s speech to the 2014 graduating class of Lasell College in Newton, Mass. tells a story from early in his career.
Crafted with pride While the number of U.S. factories has obviously declined over the years, the ones that remain are hanging in, some even thriving. Consider JA Apparel in New Bedford, Mass. with its 450 employees. “It dates back to 1920,” says JA Apparel’s Tony Sapienza. “GFT bought it in 1985 and converted it. They […]