Sunday, October 19, 2014
Sears Pulls Item, Issues Apology After Nazi Ring Gets Listed For Sale On Its Website
Chicago, IL - On Monday, Sears officials issued an apology and insisted that the offensive item has been removed from its website following reports that a “sideways swastika ring for men” had been listed for purchase.
6ABC.com (http://6abc.cm/11gKULD) reports that the offensive jewelry piece was originally called out by an astute Delaware shopper who notice the ring which was described as a “gothic” accessory alongside a disclaimer that said “Not for Neo Nazi or any Nazi implication.”
Concerned consumers quickly took to social media, including one woman who posted to her Facebook page, “Please tell me this is a misunderstanding.”
Sears officials to quick action, releasing a statement that said the product has been removed and that it had been listed by a third party seller.
Sears said, “We are contacting the Sellers to strongly voice our concern over their lack of judgement.”