Skip to comments.French Products and Companies to Boycott
Posted on 03/16/2003 5:30:32 PM PST by Schatze
Dozens of readers have written in asking for a list of French companies products to boycott. After all, some are well known, but many are not. Here goes.
The gang at FrogWeenies (www.metrospy.com) notes: "France's behavior in front of the UN has been disgraceful. Their attempts to block, veto and prevent the US lead military action in Iraq does not promote peace, it simply reinforces the will of tyrants and terrorists."
It lists French products to boycott. You will probably be surprised to learn the French own everything from Wild Turkey to Car & Driver to Motel 6 to cheesy Spencer Gifts to disgusting Democrat schlock-show host Jerry Springer.
The list includes:
Air France. Air Liquide. Airbus. Alcatel. Allegra (allergy medication). Aqualung (including: Spirotechnique, Technisub, US Divers, and SeaQuest). AXA Advisors
Bank of the West (owned by BNP Paribas). Beneteau (boats). BF Goodrich (owned by Michelin). BIC (razors, pens and lighters). Biotherm (cosmetics). Black Bush. Bollinger (champagne).
Car & Driver Magazine. Cartier. Chanel. Chivas Regal (scotch). Christian Dior. Club Med (vacations). Culligan (owned by Vivendi).
Dannon (yogurt and dairy foods). DKNY. Dom Perignon. Durand Crystal
Elle Magazine. Essilor Optical Products. Evian.
Fina gas stations and Fina Oil (billions invested in Iraqi oil fields). First Hawaiian Bank.
George Magazine. Givenchy. Glenlivet (scotch).
Hennessy. Houghton Mifflin (books).
Jacobs Creek (owned by Pernod Ricard since 1989). Jameson (whiskey). Jerry Springer (talk show)
Krups (coffee and cappuccino makers).
Lancome. Le Creuset (cookware). L'Oreal (health and beauty products). Louis Vuitton.
Marie Claire. Martel Cognac. Maybelline. Méphisto (shoes and clothes). Michelin (tires and auto parts). Mikasa (crystal and glass). Moet (champagne). Motel 6. Motown Records. MP3.com. Mumms (champagne).
Nissan (cars; majority owned by Renault). Nivea. Normany Butter.
Parents Magazine. Peugeot (automobiles). Pierre Cardin. Playstation Magazine. ProScan (owned by Thomson Electronics, France). Publicis Group (including Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising).
RCA (televisions and electronics; owned by Thomson Electronics). Red Magazine. Red Roof Inns (owned by Accor group in France). Renault (automobiles). Road & Track Magazine. Roquefort cheese (all Roquefort cheese is made in France). Rowenta (toasters, irons, coffee makers, etc.). Royal Canadian.
Salomon (skis). Seagram's Gin. Sierra Software and Computer Games. Smart & Final. Sofitel (hotels, owned by Accor). Sparkletts (water, owned by Danone). Spencer Gifts. Sundance Channel.
Taylor Made (golf). Technicolor. T-Fal (kitchenware). Total gas stations.
UbiSoft (computer games). Uniroyal. Universal Studios (music, movies and amusement parks; owned by Vivendi-Universal). USFilter.
Veritas Group. Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Vittel. Vivendi.
Wild Turkey (bourbon). Woman's Day Magazine.
Yoplait (The French company Sodiaal owns a 50 percent stake). Yves Saint Laurent.
Zodiac Inflatable Boats.
Gee, what a surprise to find a French magazine named Red.
The French use soap?
Kim Jong-il is looney enough to do just that.