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February 17, 2000 | Associated Press
Sears, Roebuck & Co. terminated its contract with trendy clothing company Benetton under pressure from victims' rights groups who objected to the Italian company's ad campaign featuring death row inmates. Sears Chief Executive Arthur Martinez was outraged, as were many customers, at the ads, company spokesman Tom Nicholson said. The retailer ended its contract after Benetton agreed to allow Sears to preview future ads.
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February 17, 2000 | Associated Press
Sears, Roebuck & Co. terminated its contract with trendy clothing company Benetton under pressure from victims' rights groups who objected to the Italian company's ad campaign featuring death row inmates. Sears Chief Executive Arthur Martinez was outraged, as were many customers, at the ads, company spokesman Tom Nicholson said. The retailer ended its contract after Benetton agreed to allow Sears to preview future ads.
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