Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council and President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, was spotted at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday wearing an interesting fashion choice: a pair of “duck boots” paired with a suit. The forum, a gathering of government and business leaders, is held in […]
LVMH was recently added to an anti-Trump boycott list after it invited President Donald Trump to the opening of a new Louis Vuitton production facility in Texas. It joins L.L.Bean, Wegmans, and Equinox on the list, which is part of the #GrabYourWallet campaign. These companies were placed on the list […]
A deadly shooting in an El Paso, Texas Walmart has ignited a conversation about where people get their guns. Despite two recent mass shooting attacks in its stores and rising pressure from activists, Walmart has not indicated a policy change regarding the guns that it sells. A few big-box retailers […]
Wegmans,Amazon, and Patagonia are all wildly popular companies in the US. They all appeared on The Harris Poll’s 2019 ranking of the companies with the best reputations. The rankings were based on factors like emotional appeal, vision, and social responsibility. Wegmans,Amazon, and Patagonia are well-liked companies. That’s what the Harris […]
L.L. Bean has cancelled an experiment that would put sensors connected to the Ethereum blockchain inside some of its coats and books, according to The Wall Street Journal. News of the cancellation came two days before L.L. Bean announced layoffs as the result of flat sales in 2017. The project […]
Some of the largest retailers in America, including Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods, are changing their gun sales policies. A debate over gun control has swept the US following the Parkland, Florida shooting that killed 17 people. Gun-control activists are threatening to boycott companies that continue to sell assault-style rifles […]
L.L. Bean has followed the lead of Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods and raised its minimum age for gun sales to 21. Meanwhile, the outdoor retailer REI has said it will stop ordering brands owned by Vista Outdoors until Vista Outdoor reconsiders its policies for its firearm brands. Several retailers […]
L.L. Bean recently changed its return policy to cover items unconditionally for only one year instead of for the lifetime of the product. A new lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses L.L. Bean of refusing to honour its warranty by changing the policy. L.L. Bean previously told Business Insider that items […]
L.L. Bean changed its legendary return policy on Friday. In a letter to customers, the company’s executive chairman, Shawn O. Gorman, blamed a “small but growing” number of customers who have taken advantage of the policy. The returns of old, damaged items have cost the company $US250 million over the […]
L.L. Bean has announced it is changing its famous return policy. From now on, items will only be guaranteed for one year, unless they’re defective. However, items that were bought before the change will be able to be returned after one year, as long as customers can produce a proof […]
L.L Bean was just forced to change its generous return policy because too many people were abusing it. I tested the policy in 2017 by returning four-year-old shoes for a full replacement. It was super easy to return the shoes, and I saw how ripe the policy was for abuse. […]
L.L. Bean is scaling back its legendary return policy. Previously, customers could bring back items bought at L.L. Bean’s stores and online any time they felt it didn’t live up to their expectations. The return policy covered the full lifetime of the item. Now, items will only be covered for […]
L.L. Bean said Wednesday that it will be starting a pilot to sew sensors to clothing to track certain things about its usage. This information would be fed into a blockchain and then anonymized for later use. The company indicated it may offer discounts on items equipped with the new […]
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