Wal-Mart Apologizes for Santa Drug Sweater Description video: Walmart finds itself at the center of the Christmas cocaine scandal Retailer apologizes for a Christmas sweater with an obvious hint of drugs The Canadian retailer Walmart sold a Christmas sweater that […]
Wal-Mart Apologizes for Santa Drug Sweater
Walmart finds itself at the center of the Christmas cocaine scandal
Retailer apologizes for a Christmas sweater with an obvious hint of drugs
The Canadian retailer Walmart sold a Christmas sweater that depicts Santa Claus holding a cocktail straw, in front of him are lined lines of white powder with a hint of cocaine, and the slogan reads: “Let it snow!”.
«We all know how snow works. It is white, fluffy, and the best snow comes directly from South America, says the description. “This is bad news for the jolly old Saint Nick who lives far away in the North Pole. This is why Santa really loves to enjoy the moment he gets his hands on quality A-grade Colombian snow.».
The retail chain has officially apologized for this incident.
«These sweaters, sold by a third-party seller on Walmart.ca, do not reflect Walmart’s values and should not be on our site, Walmart said in a statement. – We have removed these items from sale. We apologize for any unintentional violation that may have occurred.».
Walmart declined to comment further.
Third party sellers can list items on the Walmart Marketplace.
Walmart has faced similar problems before. In 2017, the company apologized for the insult used by a third-party seller on the product listing on its website..
This isn’t the first time a third-party seller has failed a major online store this holiday season. Earlier in December, Amazon removed Christmas decorations depicting the Auschwitz concentration camp from sale. The images used show the railway tracks leading to the entrance to Auschwitz II-Birkenau, as well as a number of scenes inside the camps in which about 1 million Jews were killed during World War II. Amazon Deleted These Products After Auschwitz Memorial Tweeted About Them.