Is a Manufacturing Backlog a Blessing Or a Curse?

“Why Can’t L.L. Bean Keep the Darn Duck Boots in Stock?” asked a Bloomberg Business headline earlier this year when it was revealed that L.L. Bean’s infamous backlog of their eponymous shoes seemed to echo their 2014 trajectory. If you’re not one of the 100,000 people who ended up on a back-order list for the […]

Lincoln Logs Will Soon Be Manufactured in the U.S.!

We just got word of some exciting news for American manufacturing: production of Lincoln Logs is being moved back to the United States! Pride Manufacturing Company announced Wednesday that it would soon be producing Lincoln Logs at its plant in Burnham, Maine. Currently, Lincoln Logs are made in China. After the switch, it’s expected that 80% […]