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Did you know a factory in Haverhill produces 70% of all Brooks Brothers suits? The clothing company bought the manufacturing facility just five years ago and now employs 475 people there—however, it is noted that in general, domestic production remains minimal relative to the 800,000 jobs lost industry-wide since 1990. [BBJ]