Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack, Last Chance Ban Fur, and Exotic Animal Skin
- Nordstrom will no longer sell products made with exotic animal fur or skin by the end of 2021, he said. Tuesday.
- It is the first US-based retailer to ban exotic animal skins, according to the Humane Society.
- Nordstrom hasn’t used real fur or exotic skin in its branded product in years, but the ban also covers the third-party brands it offers.
- It covers the fur of animals such as mink, fox and rabbit, as well as the skin and leather of animals such as crocodile, snake and ostrich.
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Nordstrom will stop selling products containing exotic animal fur or skin by the end of 2021, the luxury fashion department store chain has announced. Tuesday.
Nordstrom’s private labels haven’t used real fur or skin in years, but this extension also covers the brands it offers.
The American Channel Politics bans the fur of exotic animals killed solely for their fur, including mink, fox, lynx, chinchilla, rabbit, coyote and kangaroo.
It will also end the sale of any animal skin or leather made from exotic animals, including lizards, snakes, pythons, alligators, crocodiles, ostriches, sharks, kangaroos and rays. stingrays. It is the first US-based retailer to ban exotic skins, according to the Humane Society, an animal welfare charity.
The policy covers Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack and Last Chance, both online and in the company’s 355 stores.
Hide or leather products made from cow, sheep, pig, goat or water buffalo will still be permitted. Products containing feathers or down that are not harvested live will also remain on sale, as will alpaca wool and cashmere items.
The company continues to sell a small selection of animal-tested third-party beauty products.
The company made this commitment in partnership with the US Humane Society, and the policy follows the guidelines of the Fur Free Alliance, an international coalition, she said.
Nordstrom made the decision based on customer feedback, said Teri Bariquit, merchandising manager at Nordstrom. The company is “continually evolving its product offering to ensure we meet their needs,” she added.
The company removed fur salons from its stores in 1991. It requires the third-party brands it carries to follow labeling guidelines for fur products that “go beyond what is required by law” . The company also does not sell products containing materials from vulnerable or endangered species, such as bones, horn, shells and teeth.
Kitty Block, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, said, “We applaud Nordstrom for ending the sale of fur and becoming the first U.S.-based retailer to ban exotic animal skins.
“This is a critical step towards a more humane business model and a safer world for animals, sending a clear message that animals shouldn’t suffer for fashion. Nordstrom’s decision will surely have an impact. training on other influential fashion leaders.”