Wegmans, a retailer that sells groceries, managed to successfully shake off a call to boycott the winery products related to President Donald Trump. Those who are against Trump urged consumers not to buy products connected to him, Fox News Insider reported.
Most of the products can be bought from Wegmans. Those who do not support Trump urged the retailer to stop selling the products. When the retailer did not agree, the group asked consumers not to buy Trump-related products.
The plan was expected to negatively impact Wegman's sales. However, it appears that the boycott call had the opposite effect on Wegmans.
As reported by Democrat & Chronicle, sales of Trump-related products at Wegmans actually increased following the call for a boycott. Nine of stores affiliated with Wegmans at Virginia sold out of Trump-branded wine.
Wegmans is not the only retailer that the Stop Trump Wine group asked in its bid to hurt sales of Trump-related products. The group asked several other grocers, retailers, restaurants and other entities that sell Trump Winery products.
The boycott call was made through a Facebook page. The Stomp Trump Wine group is protesting against the views of Eric Trump, the president of Trump winery and son of the United States presidents.
Eric allegedly has views that are similar to that of his father. The group claims that he champions hatred much as his father allegedly does.
Wegmans did not release any other statements apart from saying that all its Trump winery products have been sold out. The retailer said it needs to restock its supply, but the action could take weeks.
Regarding the call to stop selling Trump-related products, Wegmans said it will only stop selling products if they perform poorly.
Jobs & Hire previously reported that the United States president criticized Nordstrom for discontinuing his daughter Ivanka's fashion collection.