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15 of the 25 ‘prospective corporate sponsors’ of the Straight Pride parade are joining Netflix in refusing involvement, and some are threatening legal action

Facebook,Amazon,Google, and 22 other companies are listed as “prospective corporate sponsors” for a Straight Pride parade taking place next month in Boston. More than 15 of the companies contacted by Business Insider say they do not plan to sponsor the parade, and some say the organisers never reached out to […]
15 of the 25 ‘prospective corporate sponsors’ of the Straight Pride parade are joining Netflix in refusing involvement, and some are threatening legal action
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Furious people are destroying their razors after watching Gillette’s ad — but it gave the company a crucial advantage over some of its biggest competitors

On Monday, Gillette released a new commercial, called “We Believe,” showing men and boys bullying one another and engaging in sexual harassment. The ad, inspired by the #MeToo movement, encourages men to “say the right thing” and “act the right way.” Angry consumers are threatening to boycott the brand over […]
Furious people are destroying their razors after watching Gillette’s ad — but it gave the company a crucial advantage over some of its biggest competitors
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Gillette is facing backlash for its #MeToo-inspired commercial that criticises men — and it’s not the first time men rioted after being told to act a certain way

Gillette challenged toxic masculinity in its latest ad. Commenters took to social media to criticise the commercial. Bonobos previously started a nearly identical controversy, but other companies have run similar spots without getting torn to shreds online. Gillette cut toxic masculinity to the quick in its latest ad – and […]
Gillette is facing backlash for its #MeToo-inspired commercial that criticises men — and it’s not the first time men rioted after being told to act a certain way
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Costco now sells its own razors — and it’s terrible news for Gillette

Costco is now selling razors through its private label, Kirkland Signature. The kit, which comes with a razor and 14 Kirkland blades, costs $US20. It’s about 24% cheaper per blade than the Gillette Mach 3 razor pack Costco also sells. Mark Astrachan, an analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, called the move […]
Costco now sells its own razors  —  and it’s terrible news for Gillette