The claim: Nike stated the company can afford to lose customers who support Trump
Misinformation about the political stances of major corporations — like Pepsi and Wendy’s — has spread online this summer, along with calls to boycott the companies.
Recent posts on Facebook have focused on athletic apparel giant Nike.
Users claim that the company stated that it “can afford” to lose the business of customers who support President Donald Trump.
“NIKE has stated, ‘We’re a $76 Billion dollar company that can afford to let go of all ‘Make America Great Again’ customers,” one post reads, accompanied by the hashtag #bye.
The user behind the post did not respond to request from USA TODAY for comment.
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Statement is not from Nike
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