Bayard Winthrop is the CEO and founder of American Giant, known for its American-made hoodies, t-shirts and jeans.
When the pandemic brought on production holds and storefront closures, Bayard found himself working from his car parked in front of his house.
He speaks with Guy about the growth American Giant saw last year due to the increased demand for comfortable work-from-home clothing, and he offers advice on how to incentivize other companies to produce their clothing in the US.
These conversations are excerpts from our How I Built Resilience series, where Guy talks online with founders and entrepreneurs about how they’re navigating turbulent times.
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