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Re: NOT MADE IN THE USA - EVERYONE PLEASE READ!

If QVC made a list of all the products made in the USA the list would probably be a list of 1-5 if that. Sad but we are no longer making anything and those companies that were truly AMERICAN for years have moved to Mexico or oversees.  I guess we have to live with it.  

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@bonnielu wrote:

If QVC made a list of all the products made in the USA the list would probably be a list of 1-5 if that. Sad but we are no longer making anything and those companies that were truly AMERICAN for years have moved to Mexico or oversees.  I guess we have to live with it.  


LOL, yes and this is hardly a newsflash.  

 

BTW my Henkels knives say imported here and they are made in Germany.  

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@CalMom wrote:

Hi Ladies and Gentlemen!

 

I am seeing more often than not, products not having its country of origin, where the product is manufacturered.

 

Even when people ask this question, a Customer Care Rep from QVC - her name is Janet (in this case) says that this information is not available. How can a customer care rep not be able to find out where a product is manufacturer and where the ingredients come from?

 

There are 2 reasons. QVC doesn't want to write "Made in Taiwan or China, etc.  Nor does QVC want you to know where the ingredients came from.

 

So, please assume that when QVC or its employees do not have an answer or just do not know, assume the product IS NOT MADE IN THE USA and of course, the ingredients are NOT FROM THE USA.

 

QVC thinks if they don't print anything and have its employees write that this information is not available that this is an acceptable response because what this shows is QVC obvious attempt not to provide you with information that might discourage you from your purchase. When information is not available, assume that there is a reason this information is not available and make or do not make your purchase Wisely.

 

Thank you.

Not A QVC Customer Support Person or QVC Employee. Smiley Happy

 


I totally agree with you about QVC not disclosing where most products are made. In today's global economy it's fairly safe to say that a huge amount of products are imported. I've seen it as the exception, that when a product is made in the USA, they announce it adnauseum throughout a presentation!  Certain countries are better at creating certain items than we are...such as the beautiful jewellery from Thailand, Israel, Italy. Or, the collection of Irish products and crystal both here & on Evine. Not even all Waterford is made in Ireland. And Evine does explain their reasons. 

We try and buy US made whenever possible. But it's hard in any market, not just network shopping! 

 

'Ive seen "imported" in the description pages online. Then I think back 35 years ago when I was blissfully happy to be pregnant with our first. My husband worked for a major U.S. Company. But even then, they had plants all over the world. Especially in "3rd world" countries. We were in Manila, The Phillipines for  many many months. I loved it there. Except for Ferdinand Marcos and martial law. But at only 22 years old, I learned a lifetimes worth about how life and foreign policy works. I volunteered at a clinic for expectant moms and their children. I learned so very much and, it wasn't all about nursing. These women lived in grass huts or if very lucky in a one room home with corrugated steel roofs and cinder block walls. Then a driver would bring me home to the lovely home we were put in by the company, out of the city. It was a community, with machine gun equipped guards at the gate and where our housekeeper slept on a mat on the cold tiled floor! We tried to buy her a mattress as we felt guilty, she didn't want it as she felt it would feel right or wouldn't be fair to her family back home. 

 

On my trips into Manila each day, I would see little children~down to toddlers! begging for anything they could and many times the little ones would be just in oversized tee shirts. Using the same river to drink from that they "bathes" in. And here I was pregnant with my first

baby no better than or superior in any way to  these babies, but that compared to these little ones would live in luxury. It was heart breaking. 

 

So, when I see "imported" my citizenship as an American goes a bit irked. But heart thinks of those little children and that maybe they grew up to have a job so they could at least have food & water. JUST MY OPINION~ in no way am I trying to make this political. It's just what I experienced. 

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@Gemspirit Indeed there is much suffering in these 3rd world countries. Wouldn't it be righteous if people weren't so greedy and our politicians used our tax dollars to help those in need abroad and at home, instead of lining there pockets and going to war.

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I still try to buy made in America.  I've noticed when I buy made in America, the item is not much more expensive than if it were made in China.  (Sometimes the same price point). 

 

For the U. S. to ship live cattle overseas for slaughter, then shipped back to the U. S. for processing and sale is ludicrous. (That goes for many, many things).

 

 

 

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Re: NOT MADE IN THE USA - EVERYONE PLEASE READ!

I was pleased to recently buy a nice, heavy made-in-the-USA can opener at Walmart. 

 

It's good quality, but it is more expensive than some of the others. When I was younger, and poorer, I probably wouldn't have been able to afford it, but I was happy with this purchase.

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Re: NOT MADE IN THE USA - EVERYONE PLEASE READ!

I dont think anything on QVC is from the US. I think they went "global " a long time ago.

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