UAE's Landmark Group dumps Trump products over Muslim ban call
Dubai-based Landmark Group one of the Middle East's largest retail firms said it was pulling Donald Trump products off its shelves in response to the Republican presidential front-runner's call for a ban on Muslims entering the United States. Landmark and DT Home Marks International LLC have an exclusive deal to sell Trump Home products - including lighting mirrors and jewellery boxes - in their Lifestyle department stores in Kuwait the UAE Saudi Arabia and Qatar. "In light of the recent statements made by the presidential candidate in the US media we have suspended sale of all products from the Trump Home decor range" CEO Sachin Mundhwa said in an emailed statement. RELATED NEWS: DONALD TRUMP Shame on you Donald Trump It's time to call Trump a terrorist Muslims around world decry Trump's proposal to keep them out Trump's latest tirade: Bar Muslims from entering US Most Americans see Muslims like any other group: Poll Why should Muslims face double standards? Time for Republicans to dump Trump The group did not give details on the value of the contract. On Monday Trump called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States in the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to last week's shooting spree by two Muslims in California. Statement on Preventing Muslim Immigration: https://t.co/HCWU16z6SR pic.twitter.com/d1dhaIs0S7 - Donald J. Trump (realDonaldTrump) December 7 2015 The call drew sharp rebuke from both the White House and other Republican presidential candidates. Lifestyle has more than 190 stores across the Middle East Pakistan Yemen Libya and Tanzania.
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