Rabat - Dubai’s retails giant Landmark Group has decided to stop selling Donald Trump-branded products in its Lifestyle outlets.
Rabat – Dubai’s retails giant Landmark Group has decided to stop selling Donald Trump-branded products in its Lifestyle outlets.
The retaliatory measure comes following the controversial presidential candidate’s anti-Islam comments on Monday when called for banning Muslims from entering the United States.
The Dubai firm terminates the deal it had signed with Trump last February to sell Trump Home collection to customers in the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
“As one of the most popular home decor brands in the Middle East, Lifestyle values and respects the sentiments of all its customers,” Lifestyle CEO Sachin Mundhwa said, in a statement according to Arabian Business.
“In light of the recent statements made by the presidential candidate in the US media, we have suspended sale of all products from the Trump Home décor range,” it added.
At the time of writing, Landmark Group is the only firm in the Gulf region that has decided to boycott Trump’s products.
Less than a week after the San Bernardino attacks believed to be perpetrated by a two Muslims, Trump released statement on Monday morning in which he called simply for banning Muslims from entering US soil. Trump repeated his comment in a rally in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday, as well as in an interview with CNN on Tuesday morning.