|Hmm... I thought Communists were against child exploitation!|
Actually, I stand corrected. The demonstrators and the attached publicity has affected the small store's volume....in a positive way!
Last Saturday, demonstrators who once again tried to keep people out of the store were greeted by Montrealers determined to break the boycott.
Over 150 people showed up and bought shoes, increasing Mr. Archambault's sales volume by 500%..
This wasn't just a reaction by Montreal's Jewish community, Richard Martineau (columnist for Le Journal de Montreal) and his wife went to the store to buy shoes to show solidarity against intimidation..
A typical reaction of those buying shoes was this, by a Montreal Gazette reader;