Macy’s is ending its business relationship with Trump, and will drop Trump’s menswear collection.
Macy’s is a company that stands for diversity and inclusion. We have no tolerance for discrimination in any form. We welcome all customers, and respect for the dignity of all people is a cornerstone of our culture. We are disappointed and distressed by recent remarks about immigrants from Mexico. We do not believe the disparaging characterizations portray an accurate picture of the many Mexicans, Mexican Americans and Latinos who have made so many valuable contributions to the success of our nation. In light of statements made by Donald Trump, which are inconsistent with Macy’s values, we have decided to discontinue our business relationship with Mr. Trump and will phase-out the Trump menswear collection, which has been sold at Macy’s since 2004.
Trump issues a statement suggesting he initiated the breakup.
I have decided to terminate my relationship with Macy’s because of the pressure being put on them by outside sources. While selling Trump ties and shirts at Macy’s is a small business in terms of dollar volume, my principles are far more important and therefore much more valuable.
Macy’s purchases beauty and skin care chain Bluemercury, Inc. for $210 million in cash. Macy’s CEO. Lundgren.
Bluemercury is a growth vehicle for us. There is tons of runway.
After being too close to a heating element, an aerosol can explodes and injures four people during preparations for an employee breakfast at the Macy’s State Street in Chicago. Store spokeswoman Andrea Schwartz:
An accident happened where an aerosol can ruptured. No harm has been done to the building and the store is operating normally.
Parent company Macy’s Inc. announces they will add iPads to dressing rooms in select Bloomingdale’s locations in California, New Jersey, and New York. Customers and staff will be able to access the entire inventory with a swipe of a finger. Macy’s Inc. chief omnichannel officer R.B. Harrison:
The problem we are trying to solve at Bloomingdale’s is age-old. You’ve got a customer sitting half-naked in the fitting room and wanting to try a different size. This is technology for a common problem customers have.
Both Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s plan to test-market same day delivery according to parent company, Macy’s Inc., starting with fifty stores in eight Macy’s markets and four Bloomingdale’s markets. The service will be provided by Deliv, a startup using crowdsourced drivers to pick up and deliver orders from local stores with a maximum delivery distance of 15 miles.