Sears Apologizes For Selling Swastika Rings In Online Marketplace

Sears Apologizes For Selling Swastika Rings In Online Marketplace

After a third-party listing for a men’s “Thai silver Swastika ring” popped up on Sears’ online Marketplace, the company has pulled the “punk rock style” jewelry and has been busy apologizing to upset customers for selling it in the first place. [More]

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Taiwan Restaurant Apologizes For Naming A Dish “Long Live The Nazis”

 

While I suppose there could be a worse name for a pasta dish, “Long Live the Nazis” is pretty much as horrifying as it gets. Yet the manager of an Italian restaurant in Taiwan says they had no idea the moniker for menu items featuring a German sausage would be a bad idea. Or just completely offensive. [More]

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McDonald’s Fires Worker For Drawing A Swastika On Customer’s Sandwich Bun

A McDonald’s owner is apologizing and saying a worker at a North Carolina store was fired, after a customer claimed that she found a swastika drawn on her chicken sandwich’s bun with butter. [More]

The poster, now pulled from Sears.com.

Walmart, Amazon, & Sears Pull Poster Featuring Concentration Camp Sign

Oh, those troublesome third-party vendors: In yet another example of why it’s smart to keep the corporate eye on what products you’re shilling, Walmart, Sears, Amazon and other retailers have quickly moved to pull a poster that features a sign from Nazi Germany’s Dachau concentration camp. Yes, that was really for sale. [More]

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Adolf Hitler Campbell, an unfortunately named three-year-old for whom ShopRite refused to make a birthday cake, and his sisters JoyceLynn Aryan Nation Campbell and Honszlynn Hinler Jeannie Campbell have been placed in the custody of the state. We hope their new parents give them new names and they finally get some birthday cake.

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 62

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 62

Compare Walmart’s Nazi Tshirt with original Nazi symbol [More]

Walmart's Nazi Tshirts Found In Outlet Stores

Walmart's Nazi Tshirts Found In Outlet Stores

Ever wonder what happened to all those shirts Walmart pulled off their shelves for containing a disgusting Nazi symbol? Well, some of them can be found in a Florida Beall’s Outlet store for $4.99. [More]

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 29

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 29

29 weeks after Walmart agreed to remove shirts bearing Nazi iconography from its shelves, and 17 weeks after getting a letter from Congress demanding the shirts removal, they’re still there. Adam writes:

So I’m at Wal Mart in Commerce City, CO looking for a gift for a friend and start rummaging through the T Shirt section not looking for anything in particular, just killing some time. Suddenly I notice this familiar looking skull peeking out at me. “Surely it can’t be…” I think to myself. Oh, it is…. I grab it and pull it out; there it is in all its glory. It’s like finding a piece of history. Nazi Wal Mart history.

We keep posting these to show you how some businesses manipulate the by-the-books media. A fracas erupts, the company send out a public statement apologizing and pledging to change their ways, the press publishes it, everyone feels goods, and we turn to a clip of Scrappy the Jet-skiing squirrel. Guess what, the company doesn’t always do what they said they were gonna do. — BEN POPKEN

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 28

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 28

28 weeks after Walmart agreed to remove shirts bearing Nazi iconography from its shelves, and 16 weeks after getting a letter from Congress demanding the shirts removal, they’re still there. Al writes:

So I took my wife over to the Wal*mart store in Chelmsford, MA for some cheap, low-quality Chinese goods, and as we were walking out I spotted the now infamous 3rd division Totenkopf logo high atop the men’s clothing department’s shelves. I walked over to the wall, and it appears that while they actually took the shirts off the shelves, the logo itself is still being proudly displayed among the other non-nazi designs. Talk about missing the point! [More]

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 27

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 27

27 weeks after Walmart agreed to remove shirts bearing Nazi iconography from its shelves, and 15 weeks after getting a letter from Congress demanding the shirts removal, they’re still there. Don found some in Sterling, Washington:

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 25

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 25

22 weeks after Walmart agreed to remove shirts bearing Nazi iconography from its shelves, and 13 weeks after getting a letter from Congress demanding the shirts removal, they’re still there. S.G.W. found some in Indianapolis, took a video, and writes:

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 22

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 22

inset.jpg22 weeks after Walmart agreed to remove shirts bearing Nazi iconography from its shelves, and 10 weeks after getting a letter from Congress demanding the shirts removal, they’re still there.

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 15

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 15

15 weeks after Walmart agreed to remove Nazi tshirts from its shelves, they’re still there.

Walmart Nazi Shirts In Chicago Tribune, Thanks To Our Readers

Walmart’s Nazi Tshirts are in the Chicago Tribune, and drawing the ire of members of Congress, thanks to the dogged flow sightings and pictures by Consumerist readers published on this site.

Wal-Mart Responds To Congress About Nazi Tshirts Still On Its Shelves

Walmart responded to a letter from Congress exhorting the retailer to remove tshirts bearing Nazi insignia, apologizing for letting some shirts fall through the cracks, as evidenced in a statement forwarded to us by a hill source.

Breaking! Congress To Walmart: Stop Selling Nazi T-shirts

Breaking! Congress To Walmart: Stop Selling Nazi T-shirts

Members of Congress started a letter writing campaign today, urging Walmart to stop selling t-shirts bearing Nazi iconography. [More]

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 12

Walmart Nazi Tshirt Watch: Week 12

12 weeks after t-shirts bearing Nazi insignia were discovered in Walmart, the retailer has yet to remove them from all their stores, despite initial promises to do so within days.

Walmart Calls Nazi Shirts Still On Shelves A "Training Issue"

Walmart Calls Nazi Shirts Still On Shelves A "Training Issue"

An article in the New Mexico News-Sun had a startling quote from a Walmart spokesperson about why Nazi shirts could still be found on Walmart’s shelves. [More]