Social justice advocates targeting the downtown economy with a protest letter threatens to impact local jobs further down the line . . . BUT the power move clearly demonstrates that doing biz among the current political epoch is tough for brands who have alighted themselves with social justice advocacy, equity and inclusion.
On the other hand, neither detractors nor supporters of the NBA care much about the sketchy overseas labor practices of brands like Nike who have an intense b-ball connection despite their recently "woke" TV commercials.
Kansas City is one of the places that has popped up as a potential home to the Raptors next season if they can't play in Toronto. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes wants it to happen.