November 14, 2012
As a petition encouraging Macy's to "Dump Donald Trump" continues to gain steam, with nearly 558,000 signatures, the retailer shows no sign of dropping the outspoken tycoon.
Macy's has long featured Mr. Trump in its TV advertising and carries an exclusive line of Trump branded men's apparel, home goods and a fragrance collection called "Success." But the retailer is coming under fire for its partnership with Mr. Trump, who has raised the ire of consumers, especially throughout the recent election cycle.
The petition at SignOn.org accuses Mr. Trump of participating in "especially unpleasant, nasty and despicable behavior." The petition goes on to state that Mr. Trump is sexist, denies climate change and has "perpetuated the racially charged birther conspiracy."
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