Levi Strauss Sticking with Gun Control Push Whether Customers Agree or Not

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  1. B C

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    It's a shame such an iconic American company hates America so much. Surprised they aren't at the border giving illegals jeans.

    https://www.breitbart.com/politics/...-control-push-whether-customers-agree-or-not/

    Levi Strauss joined hands with the gun control lobby in the Fall of 2018 and is sticking to their guns whether customers agree or not.

    On September 4, 2018, Breitbart News reported that Levi Strauss was launching a million dollar gun control campaign. This also entailed teaming up with Michael Bloomberg-funded gun control Everytown for Gun Safety, going so far as to provide jeans for actors who appeared in Everytown PSAs.

    The Free Enterprise Project’s David Almasi approached Levi’s executives with polling data which showed that many customers tended to shop elsewhere following the company’s adoption of gun control. Yet the executives were unmoved. The Free Enterprise Project reported that “leaders of the clothing manufacturer stood their ground, telling shareholders they would continue to risk profit and the company’s future by pursuing what they refer to as a ‘values-driven’ business model.”

    Almasi spoke to Breitbart News’ about Levi Strauss’ gun control position, saying:

    Levi’s is all-in with the social justice warriors. In addition to anti-gun activism, they are also lending corporate support for environmental causes and various matters associated with leftism. Levi’s will continue its anti-gun activism and support for anti-gun causes even after the Free Enterprise Project gave them polling data showing it hurts their reputation and can drive customers elsewhere. Taking on this unnecessary risk is an affront to investors of any political alignment. Levi’s owes it to its investors, employees and business partners to remain politically neutral to protect the brand.

    Almasi noted that Levi’s is “putting politics ahead of pants.
     
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  2. evlbruce

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    Meh. No loss to anyone who needs real jeans.
     

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    Well I still wear the ones I have but I won't buy anymore. I like Lee's and Wrangler so I'm good. LEVI's home is SF Bay Area, including "Levi Stadium" home to the SF Forty-Niners, so no surprise here. Sayonara.
     
  4. unit1069

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    Levi Strauss is a San Francisco-based company. What more does anyone need to know?
     
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    Travelinman Banned

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    Levi's are certainly dedicated Communists. The Ben & Jerry's of Blue Jean's.
     
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    I haven't bought Levi's in a decade. Maybe two. But yes, I'll keep this in mind going forward.

    If Wrangler joins this nonsense? :fist:
     
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    I wrote them off long before the current kerfuffle ...
     
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    Maybe JC Penney's Arizona Label. I have had good luck with these long lasting straight leg jeans.
     
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    I thought Levi's indicated they were anti-gun a long time before 2018.
     
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    Happily, Bass Pro Shop has jeans. Screw Levi Strauss
     
  11. Jonesee

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    I don't think Gaston Glock wears Levi's, so I'm not worried about Levi's stance on guns...:juggle:
     
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    Hope they go out of business. Problem solved.
     
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    Real Americans wear Carhartt or Wranglers.

    Maybe Levis can partner with Dicks?

    They can tank their stock together.
     
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    Love their jeans. I’ll be sad to quit buying them, but life is change and I’ll find something else. Bye.
     
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    I bought my last few pairs as my local Sears was selling them off for half price as they were going under. At that price they were the same price as the Carhartt jeans at Bass Pro when not on sale. It's why I haven't bought them in a long time. They will probably be my last ones.
     
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    Take a look at the inside tag at where they're made. It ain't the USA. I quit buying them long ago.
     
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    +1 for Wrangler’s. Worn them for years
     
  20. billorights

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    Yeah I think over 20 years ago they showed their anti gun colors. I won't ever buy any Levi's or Dockers again, quit way back then. But even if I wanted to they are way too expensive, although they fit me better than any others. Still have some, getting about worn out but I wear them mowing and such. They were hit and miss sometimes, pockets shorter or not correct inseam length. I always wore 505's. Sometimes they had more belt loops, or a 30 leg might be 34 actually. I can't live with that anyway when they want 50 bucks for their jeans.
    Took all my Dockers to Good Will. I have some Lee, Wrangler, Izod and Hilfiger jeans I'm trying to get along with. I live in jeans.
     
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