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TJ Maxx, Marshalls Latest Stores to Back Away from Ivanka Trump’s Brand

ivankaWell, this is distressing. Except for the fact that the majority of comments on this Yahoo article support Ivanka. Good news: This is typical with the anti-Trump stories I see on Yahoo.

I live in a small town in Oklahoma (with a population of less than 100,000 – much smaller than the suburb of Seattle I moved away from) and we have very few retailers in town. There’s a Target – which I will never visit. There’s a local mall that I visited only ONCE because the stores are terrible. My go-to store has been TJ Maxx. Alas, I may be visiting Goodwill and Ivanka Trump’s web site more and more…

From Yahoo: Backlash has boomed in the two weeks since President Trump took office, but his entrepreneur daughter is also feeling the burn, with numerous companies dropping — or facing pressure to pull — Ivanka Trump products.

The latest: TJ Maxx and Marshalls, along with the Home Shopping Network (HSN) and the search engine ShopStyle.

The parent company of TJ Maxx and Marshalls, TJX Companies, issued an internal memo to employees on Wednesday, telling them to toss Ivanka Trump display signs in the trash and mix her remaining merchandise in with other brands, rather than displaying her products on separate racks, according to The New York Times, who received a copy of the memo.

“Effective immediately, please remove all Ivanka Trump merchandise from features and mix into the runs [regular racks where most clothes are placed],” stated the note, which was confirmed by Doreen Thompson, a spokeswoman for the TJX Companies, according to The New York Times. “All Ivanka Trump signs should be discarded.”

In addition, #GrabYourWallet founder Sharon Coulter confirmed on Tuesday that Ivanka- and Donald-branded products were completely pulled from HSN and that ShopStyle was in the process of following suit, according to Mic.

Both HSN and ShopStyle had been previously placed on the infamous #GrabYourWallet boycott list — an anti-Trump movement that launched in October after the president’s 2005 “Grab her by the p****” comments were publicized. The movement keeps tabs on companies that sell Trump-branded products and encourages people to boycott them, hitting their bottom lines as a political statement. Coulter predicted that by Tuesday, ShopStyle would be removed from the boycott list.

TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HSN, and ShopStyle are the latest on the hot list to separate from the Ivanka Trump dynasty.

Read the rest of the story here.

DCG

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Now we know why they wear those huge baggy pants

Police of Daytona Beach, Florida, are looking for a man who stole 4 pairs of athletic shoes from a Marshalls store by shoving all 8 shoes into his pants.

Click Orlando reports, Nov. 28, 2012:

Daytona Beach police are searching for a man who they say was caught on video stealing four pairs of shoes from Marshalls by shoving them down his pants and walking out of the store.

According to a police report, the man walked into the Marshalls on International Speedway Boulevard on Nov. 11 and put the shoes in his shopping cart.

Daytona Beach police said the man then cut off the security sensors and put the shoes, valued at $160, inside his blue jeans.

Police said the man was walking out of the store when a loss prevention officer approached him. The man pulled the scraper out his pocket, however, and told the officer, “Come on, I’ll stick your a**,” according to the police report.

The man then drove away in a gold Mitsubishi car, police said.

The culprit was described as a black man with a shaven head, goatee and a tattoo on his left forearm, according to police. He was wearing a yellow shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about the man is urged to call police.

To see the security video of the thief in action, click here.

This is a screenshot I took from the video of the split second when the security camera captured the face of the thief.

~Eowyn