President-Elect Trump threw gasoline in the form of a tweet on the fire that started last week when L.L. Bean heiress Linda Bean was found to have illegally donated $60,000 to a pro-Trump PAC. The tweet, thanking Bean for her support and courage, ended with “Buy L.L. Bean.” Several activist groups are trying to organize boycotts against any organization that supports Trump, and Grab Your Wallet, which maintains a spreadsheet of companies to boycott, promptly added L.L. Bean to the list.
Naturally, LL. Bean management wants no part of the endorsement or controversy, and Shawn Gorman, its executive chairman, posted a ... Log in to view full article.