Skip to comments.It Begins. Owner of Historic US Clothing Company Pulls Ads from NFL Games
Posted on 09/27/2017 9:30:42 AM PDT by doug from upland
Allan Jones is CEO of Hardwick Clothing and Check Into Cash payday loan company announced on Tuesday his is through with sponsoring the wardrobes and advertising on the NFL.
Hardwick Clothing is Americas oldest suit maker.
In his statement Jones said, Our companies will not condone unpatriotic behavior! The Times Free Press reported:
Two years ago, Cleveland, Tenn., businessman Allan Jones was proudly showing off his newly acquired Hardwick Clothing-brand suits by providing the wardrobe for NBCs on-air talent during the networks broadcasts of NFL football games.
But after NFL players and coaches challenged President Donald Trump and many took a knee during the national anthem played before their games over the weekend, Jones said he is through sponsoring the wardrobes or advertising on stations that air the National Football League.
Jones, CEO of the payday lending chain Check Into Cash and owner of Hardwick Clothes Americas oldest suit maker tweeted his criticism and change of heart Tuesday.
I might just need to buy a new suit!
Indeed. We need to support those who support America and Americans, just as we let them know what we think when they dont.
Hooray for this fellow Tennessean!
This whole affair is, has and will hurt NFL. I can’t predict how much, how long, but for all their bluster, you can bet there is shear, apoplectic panic in the back rooms of NFL.
Hardwick Clothing and Check Into Cash payday loan company
Clever as well as right. Being first, they will get the most coverage.
This is wonderful!
Our companies will not condone unpatriotic behavior!
These people will prosper.
Jonathan Winters ?
Bull. The teams are still pulling this crap. If the NFL cared, someone would do something about the unpatriotic behavior.
Cool. Glad this guy did this. Having said that, nothing patriotic about payday loans with 500% interest rates. This is ursury
I will be patronizing Hardwick in the near future myself.
Tennesseeans are proud.
I would love to as well, but those clothes are very pricey. I just sent them a note telling them I appreciate what they did and that I hope they make truck loads of money from it.
Bob Newhart, I think.
Give it time.
They’re biding their time to see how serious we are.
Smart move on his part.
Watching closely at those who continue to supporter these anti-American SOB’s.
They have for the last 137 years. LOL
Read last night that Anheuser Busch is rethinking their deal as well. Someone’s gonna lose a job over this.
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