Donald Trump’s presidential win has already caused a lot of ups and downs for various major companies.
But perhaps none have seen quite as visceral a reaction as New Balance, which is facing customer outrage after one of its statements was interpreted as an endorsement of the president-elect.
It started when Wall Street Journal reporter Sara Germano quoted a spokesperson for the sneaker giant on Twitter who seemed optimistic about a Trump administration and claimed Pres. Barack Obama “turned a deaf ear” to the company.
New Balance: “The Obama admin turned a deaf ear to us & frankly w/ Pres-Elect Trump we feel things are going to move in the right direction”
— Sara Germano (@germanotes) …