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By Benjamin F Mitchell, Paul Singer and Maria Puente
Macy's said Wednesday that the Trump menswear collection — and the man behind the brand — are no longer a good fit for its stores.
RELATED STORY: Football Legend Emmitt Smith Drops Out of Miss USA Pageant - Will No Longer Serve as a JudgeIn a statement, the retailer denounced recent derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants made by real estate mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, saying that they have "no tolerance for discrimination in any form.
"We welcome all customers, and respect for the dignity of all people is a cornerstone of our culture," the Cincinnati-based company said in a statement. "We are disappointed and distressed by recent remarks about immigrants from Mexico. ... In light of statements made by Donald Trump, we have decided to discontinue our business relationship."