Apartheid Israel opens up business in Canada
Nike Canada, Laline Canada, Mango Canada or Fox Home. These brands are now managed by Fox Group, an Israeli based retailer. Fox retails 4 brands in Canada.
Stores located in Israel: Foot Locker Israel, American Eagle, Aerie, Shilav, Billabong, Quicksilver, Yanga (sportwear brand), SACK’s, The Children’s Place, Flying Tiger-Copenhagen Israel, Dream Sport, Disney Licensee, Jumbo Greece, Minene, Sunglass Hut, Ruby Bay, BOARDRIDERS, Nike Israel, Mango Israel
(Bolded locations are in Canada)
Locations across Canada. Fox has been expanding into Canada recently.
Who Profits has recently added the Fox group to its database.
According to Who Profits, through its subsidiaries, Fox Group operates stores in illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory. Fox operates stores in shopping centers in the settlements of Ariel, Ma’ale Adumim, and the Gush Etzion cluster of settlements in the occupied West Bank, and three stores in the settlement neighborhoods of Ramot, Pisgat Ze’ev and in the Atarot Industrial Zone (IZ) in occupied East Jerusalem. Read more.
Apartheid Canadian Retailers
For many years, Canadian BDS Coalition member groups, and other across Canada and internationally have boycotted Naot. The sustained weekly “info” pickets in Montreal by Palestinian and Jewish Unity led to the flagship Montreal store being closed back in November 2014.
Teva Naot is an Israeli manufacturer of footwear, luggage and handbags. The company operates branches in Ariel and Kfar Etzion settlements, both located in the occupied West Bank. Additionally, the company’s fully owned subsidiary Dafna operates a store in Kfar Etzion settlement. In Canada they are known as Naot. The company is fully owned by Yaleet Inc., a US based company owned by Steve and Susan Lax. Yaleet has been the company’s US distributor for 25 years, and acquired it in 2014. The CEO is Michael Ilouz.
Naot is sold in Naot stores across Canada, as well as other retailers such as Walking on a Cloud, Soft Moc, Call it Spring, The Shoe Company, Ovation and others
Read more on Who Profits.