Tag: Macy’s

PGA, ESPN Latest To Flee Trump Disaster

The distancing from Donald Trump following hisderogatory commentsabout Mexicans continues, with one of his closest allies PGA golf now moving one of its biggest events from Trump’s golf courses. The PGA of America on Tuesday said that this year’s PGA Grand Slam of Golf will be moved from theTrump National…

Business Continues To Flee from Trump, Professional Golf Takes No Real Action

The fallout from Donald Trump’s inflammatory remarks calling Mexicans rapists and drug dealers, among other things, has led to more distancing from companies, organizations and individuals — though the professional golf community is distancing itself only just so far. On Wednesday, Macy’s became the latest company to announce it was…

Macy's to Pay $650,000 in Racial-Profiling Settlement

By Julissa Catalan Following an 18-month investigation, Macy’s has agreed to pay a $650,000 settlement to address racial-profiling claims at its flagship store on 34th Street in New York City. The Herald Square store had been accused of disproportionately accusing Blacks and Latinos of shoplifting, and in some cases subjecting…

Racial Profiling Latest: Barneys Blames NYPD; Cop Sues Macy's

By Chris Hoenig Photo courtesy SeanPavonePhoto / Shutterstock.com The finger-pointing in the increasingly public racial-profiling claims at major New York City retailers is now going both ways, with Barneys blaming the NYPD and a former NYPD officer claiming to be a victim of profiling at Macy’s. Attorney Michael Yaki, who…

New Claims of Racial Profiling Against Major Retailers

By Chris Hoenig Barneys is facing lawsuits after two recent claims of racial profiling, but it may not be the onlyor the most high-profileManhattan department store that does it. Robert Brown, a successful 29-year-old Black actor, has filed a civil racial-discrimination lawsuit against Macy’s, detailing a series of events eerily…

Macy’s Brand Loyalty Falls Sharply After Trump’s Gaffes

  Update: Donald Trump may have singlehandedly destroyed the “magic of Macy’s” right before the holiday shopping season. Widespread support for the @DumpDTrump petition caused Macy’s brand loyalty index among women to plummet 45 percent in just 10 days, according to the latest YouGov Brand Index. This time of year…