Sunday, 8 November 2015

H&M SOUTH AFRICA APOLOGISES FOR RACIST TWITTER; ‘BLACK MODELS GIVE A NEGATIVE IMAGE’

Global fashion retailer H&M recently opened stores for business in South Africa. But unfortunately, the giant retail store have started swimming in hot water after racism kind of tweet from their official page replying to South African blogger observation.
The blogger, Tlalane Letlhaku tweeted after visiting the Cape town store..see tweet below
 But it looks like the message didn't go down well with the retail store.. see 4 in 1 response to the blogger's tweet..



 The response from the brand didn't go down well with people..See tweet from some concerns clients 
 
Here we go again with 6 in 1 explanation from H&M; listing the names of black and Asian models they've used in the past as part of their ad campaigns:


Finally, the brand has come out to with apology message, regretting the response to the social media message from the blogger. Read the regret message below...
But even if their argument is that they have "global marketing campaigns" then there's still something seriously wrong with the way they see the world.

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