Last year, Target decided to throw it’s mostly female customer base under the bus by allowing men to use the women’s restrooms in their stores.
Obviously it didn’t work out well. It has taken a whole year for them to figure that out.
A giant boycott ensued, the stock dropped by over a third, and Target CEO Brian Cornell ended up looking the fool.
For many months Cornell tried to deny, even in the face of clear evidence that women quit going to Target because they did not feel safe using the restroom!
Finally, Brian Cornell is admitting that the policy is the reason for the company’s current woes… well, almost.
Target’s CEO Cornell is actually blaming the public release of the policy.
What an idiot. Cornell wins the moron of the year award.
“Target didn’t adequately assess the risk, and the ensuing backlash was self-inflicted.” – Target CEO Brian Cornell
The admission comes in an article just out from the Wall Street Journal. It clearly shows that Target CEO Brian Cornell regrets his company’s policy ANNOUNCEMENT welcoming men to use women’s restrooms and dressing rooms.
According to the article, Mr. Cornell expressed frustration about how the bathroom policy was publicized without his permission or knowledge, and told colleagues he wouldn’t have approved the decision to flaunt it with a public statement that is still on Target’s website today.
How dumb is that? If you are going to have a public policy such as allowing men to use women’s restrooms, of course it has to be public! How did this dude ever end up as a CEO of a major corporation?
You can read the entire WSJ article here, but be aware that it requires a subscription. Copyright laws prohibit IHTT from providing the entire article to you.
The WSJ article explains that the Target headquarters sent an internal memo to store managers. It reiterated its official stance on allowing men to use women’s bathrooms. On April 15, 2016, a group Target calls its “risk committee” emailed executives informing them of a plan to post that message publicly. Mr. Cornell wasn’t among the recipients of that email.
Executives predicted the backlash would die down. Guess what?
Foot traffic inside stores declined significantly in the months following and Target’s stock lost 35% of its value.
Target has cancelled plans for any major expansion projects.
All of this, just to allow the tiny minority of transgenders to use the women’s restrooms, something that has been going on for DECADES with no issue until the left decided to hijack it for nefarious gain.
Those who support allowing men to use women’s restrooms claim the same mantra. They say there will be no abuse of the situation.
Here are just four examples:
- Man Dressed as Woman Arrested for Spying Into Mall Bathroom Stall, Police Say – VA, Nov 17th, 2015
- California Man Dressed as Woman Busted for Videoing in Women’s Bathroom– CA, Apr 10th, 2016
- Man Strips In Women’s Restroom, Says New Transgender Rules Make It Totally Legal– WA, Feb 17th 2016
- Sexual predator jailed after claiming to be ‘transgender’ to assault women in shelter– Toronto, Mar 4th 2014
University of Toronto Dumps Transgender Bathrooms After Multiple Peeping Incidents!
A Toronto man is currently facing four charges for disguising himself as a woman and peering under a bathroom stall using a mirror.
A 53-year-old man is in jail after a group of women forced him out of the bathroom at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska after he stalked a co-worker into thus said…yes…A WOMEN’S RESTROOM!
An Eau Claire, WI man entered the women’s restroom in Kohl’s and looked over the top of the stall while a woman was in there.
The San Angelo Police Department arrested an illegal immigrant from Honduras for videotaping a woman in the stall of a WOMEN’S RESTROOM in Walmart.
A Seattle Police arrested a 56-year-old MAN who pulled out a two-foot machete, swung it around, and shouted death threats at six women who tried to get him to leave a…yes…you guessed it!!!!…A WOMEN”S RESTROOM!!
A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty at the Bucks County Justice Center. He exposed himself to a woman in the bathroom of a fast food restaurant last May.
That is a VERY partial list.
In the end, Target, we all have to weigh which is more important. Is it the feelings of the 0.01% of the transgendered population, or the physical safety and emotional well being of women and little girls?
Take that Target!
For more information read: LANDSLIDE! HOUSTON MAYOR ANNISE PARKER’S BATHROOM PROP GOES DOWN IN FLAMES! Fascinating!
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