Wal-Mart pulls T-shirts with Nazi imagery

Hit refresh on your social media strategies. Head to Social Media Week in NYC this April 9–11 for campaign insights, content inspiration and new industry connections. Register before March 4 to save 20% on your pass.

In 2004, Wal-Mart got in trouble with the Anti-Defamation League for selling the notorious anti-Semitic text The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion. In 2005, the company used Nazi era imagery to fight an “anti-big box” measure in Flagstaff, Ari. Until today, it looked as though Wal-Mart’s 2006 might be relatively Nazi-free. But now, a blog called Bent Corner has exposed Wal-Mart for selling a T-shirt with the image shown here—which is the death’s head worn

AW+

WORK SMARTER - LEARN, GROW AND BE INSPIRED.

Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in