Trump took Nordstrom to task on Twitter earlier in the day over its decision to drop his daughter Ivanka Trump's clothing line.
Nordstrom said in a statement the decision to drop the line was based purely on sales performance, which has seen a steady decline over the past year. She is a great person - always pushing me to do the right thing!
Shares of Nordstrom fell 0.7 per cent after the president's criticism but recovered to trade up 3.7 per cent at $US44.38 on the New York Stock Exchange. Lewd comments President Trump made years ago while chatting with Billy Bush.
The president of the United States is defending his daughter after Nordstrom cut ties with her brand last week. "Effective immediately, please remove all Ivanka Trump merchandise from features", the letter from TJX Companies (which owns T.J. Maxx, Marshall's, and Home Goods) explained, per The Times.
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"AtTJX, we deliver great value on a rapidly changing selection of brand name andhigh quality apparel and home fashions". "From time to time, we communicate with our stores about how to handle merchandise", the company said.
Nordstrom said last week that the brand's declining sales led to its decision. Terrible!,' Trump said on Wednesday in his post on both his personal and official presidential Twitter accounts. In addition to advising department stores against carrying the line, Coulter, now a Bay-area marketing consultant, suggested women stop buying Trump's clothing and accessories.
Later, asked again about the president's attack on Nordstrom, Spicer was reminded that Ivanka Trump has divorced herself from her businesses, and Spicer effectively said that because her name is on the label it will never be possible for her to be separated from them. It notes that it will continue to sell Trump clothing in its stores. "We hope that offering a vendor's products isn't misunderstood as us taking a political position; we're not", the company tweeted after Donald's win over Hillary Clinton.
Ivanka Trump's line - along with other Trump-branded merchandise - has been targeted by the #GrabYourWallet campaign, which urges people not to shop at stores that do business with the Trump family.