Did you know the CEO of Levi's is Anti-Gun supporter?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by pwgunny, Jul 8, 2020.

  1. pwgunny

    pwgunny Active Member

    Feb 26, 2020
    Discovered that a year ago when I was doing an analysis of the company, as a consideration to an investment portfolio. I naturally selected another company, as it's always bad business to alienate a large segment of your target market. I used to wear Levi's jeans exclusively growing up in the 70's, of course never again. I bet a lot of gun owners USED to wear Levis. I bring this up today because their quarterly numbers are out and their stock is tanking.
    Much like Nike, that "flipped the bird" to law enforcement, they are on the crap pile now.

    I just wanted to get this off my chest. LOL!

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  2. tac45

    tac45 What me worry ? Supporting Addict

    Mar 4, 2012

  3. Ohio

    Ohio I like this place !

    Mar 22, 2018
    And this: “For the large majority of their jeans, Levi's are not made in the USA. More than 99% of their jeans are made in countries like China, Japan, Italy, and others. Levi's does have a single collection of “Made in the USA” 501 jeans, sourced from a small denim mill called White Oak in Greensboro, NC.“

    And you can tell by the declining quality.
  4. Lou1

    Lou1 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Sep 1, 2018
    Yep, I refuse to wear anything made by them. All my denim needs are fulfilled by Wrangler.
  5. rockittsled

    rockittsled Well-Known Member

    Apr 8, 2020
    Headquartered in San Francisco, of course.


    Cough, Cough, Bull-cough :poop:
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  6. WoodrowAugustus

    WoodrowAugustus Well-Known Member

    Jan 16, 2018
    Yes. I gave my Levi's to Goodwill and bought more Wranglers. I like Wrangler's new styles better too.
  7. El Perdido

    El Perdido Fictional Western Sage

    Oct 3, 2011
    I wonder how many CEO's of toilet paper companies are anti-gun
    or automobile company CEO's
    or smart phone company CEO's
    or internet company CEO's
    or oil company CEO's
    or clothing company CEO's in general
    or even cheese making company CEO's
    or anything you have and use everyday, product or service company CEO's

    Might as well throw in Republican or Democrat CEO's into the mix
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  8. Old Sea Dragon

    Old Sea Dragon Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
    They began donating to Hangun control in the early 80's and I haven't bought any since. Individuals have a right to their own beliefs but when a company plots against my interests, they lose me as a customer.
  9. Bish1309

    Bish1309 Active Member

    Nov 13, 2016
    This was made aware to one of the other gun forums I frequent and they all yelled about a boycott of Levi due to their anti gun stance. Maybe it's working?

    I own no Levi items and haven't for years.
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  10. DSTallguy

    DSTallguy Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Sep 13, 2017
  11. budroe

    budroe Well-Known Member

    Apr 22, 2014
    I also quit buying levis in the 80s after they came out supporting handgun control. Haven't bought anything by them since. Won't.

    I don't care if any individual is anti-gun. When the company comes out with an anti-gun stance, I move on to another company.
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  12. Mtek

    Mtek Well-Known Member

    Aug 7, 2019
    I had no idea, very thankful I now know though. Thank you for the info.
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  13. Lou1

    Lou1 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Sep 1, 2018
    You hit the nail on the head. I believe that everyone is entitled to their personal opinion and that would never sway where I shop, but when they use the company to virtue signal I take it as a sign that they would rather I spend my dollars elsewhere.
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  14. Kip

    Kip Sir Kip Esquire

    Apr 12, 2016
    I'm with El Perdido.
    Ain't spending my day researching what views the f*ckin forklift operator has.Plus,Levi's are overpriced anyway.
    Hell,when I splurge its Walmart :redface:
  15. livinthelife

    livinthelife Well-Known Member

    Jul 30, 2015
    Not to mention the denim they use is paper thin. Levi's I wore when I was a kid where a heavier denim, my hand me downs lasted forever. I stopped wearing Levi's when they started falling apart before wearing out.
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  16. razorbacker

    razorbacker Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Dec 2, 2011
    Yes, well known gun haters for years. Levi Strauss is the Ben n' Jerry's of the denim world. Would not touch their products with ten foot pole.
    Also while on the subject, these two stick in my craw as well: Bank of America and CitiBank. I had accounts with Bank of America for years until I read their no business policy with companies that manufacture or sell firearms and supplies. I dropped them like a hot potato.
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2020
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  17. studenygreg

    studenygreg Well-Known Member

    Jun 27, 2016
    Yeah I've known this for a few years. Haven't bought any since and got rid of the ones I did have. Just one of the many companies I dont give my money to.

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  18. Bugs

    Bugs Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
  19. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
    everyone should have known they are liberal hacks at Levi's
  20. KS95B40

    KS95B40 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2017
    I wrote Levi’s off several years ago.
    I try to spend my money as wisely as I can. I realize that many companies that I purchase products from have CEO’s or other management or boards that lean left but I try to buy from companies that reflect my moral and political leanings as much as possible.
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2020
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