How I Built Resilience: Bayard Winthrop of American Giant 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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How I Built Resilience: Bayard Winthrop of American Giant

How I Built Resilience: Bayard Winthrop of American Giant

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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.

How I Built This Summit - information and tickets at: http://summit.npr.org

Special Series

How I Built This

For all new episodes, go to the How I Built This page on Wondery.com Listen early and ad-free on Wondery+ Listen on Amazon Music