Sears, Kmart Are Latest Retailers Reportedly to Drop Trump Merchandise

Ronnie CainFeb 13 , 2017

"Amid that streamlining effort, 31 Trump Home items were among the items removed online this week".

The Trump Home collection includes lines of furniture, bedding and lighting, often from makers that supply Trump hotels, according to the collection's website.

Neither Kmart nor Sears carried Trump Home in their brick-and-mortar locations.

Sears Holdings, the company that owns retail stores Sears and Kmart, reportedly said this weekend that it would remove 31 Trump-branded items from its website. A Sears Holdings rep explained that the products were removed so the stores could focus on more profitable products. Trump Home products are still offered via third-party "Marketplace vendors".

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It is unclear if Trump Home merchandise is still for sale in the retail stores.

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Boycotts of Trump-branded goods have surfaced in the form of the Grab Your Wallet campaign and criticism online.

While poor sales could certainly be a reason behind dropping the line, there has also been public pressure to stop selling or promoting merchandise associated with the first family.

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