No Cerveza... No Trabajo
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Where's my beer?
Some more French things to boycott...
Allegra (allergy medication).
Aqualung (including: Spirotechnique, Technisub, US Divers,
Bank of the West (owned by BNP Paribas).
BF Goodrich (owned by Michelin).
BIC (razors, pens and lighters).
Black Bush (owned by Pernod).
Bushmills (whiskey)(owned by Pernod).
Car & Driver Magazine.
Chivas Regal(scotch)(owned by Pernod).
Club Med (vacations).
Culligan (owned by Vivendi).
Dannon (yogurt and dairy foods).
Essilor Optical Products.
Fina gas stations and Fina Oil (billions invested in Iraqi
oil fields -- guess why they don't want us in there).
First Hawaiian Bank.
Glenlivet (scotch)(owned by Pernod).
Houghton Mifflin (books).
Jacobs Creek (owned by Pernod Ricard since 1989).
Jameson (whiskey)(owned by Pernod).
Jerry Springer (talk show)
Krups (coffee and cappuccino makers).
Le Creuset (cookware).
L'Oreal (health and beauty products).
Méphisto (shoes and clothes).
Michelin (tires and auto parts).
Mikasa (crystal and glass).
Nissan (cars; majority owned by Renault).
ProScan (owned by Thomson Electronics, France).
Publicis Group (including Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising).
RCA (televisions and electronics; owned by Thomson
Red Roof Inns (owned by Accor group in France).
Road & Track Magazine.
Roquefort cheese (all Roquefort cheese is made in France).
Rowenta (toasters, irons, coffee makers, etc.).
Royal Canadian (owned by Pernod).
Sierra Software and Computer Games.
Smart & Final.
Sofitel (hotels, owned by Accor).
Sparkletts (water, owned by Danone).
Taylor Made (golf).
Total gas stations.
UbiSoft (computer games).
Universal Studios (music, movies and amusement parks)
(owned by Vivendi-Universal).
Veuve Clicquot Champagne.
Wild Turkey (bourbon)(owned by Pernod).
Woman's Day Magazine.
Yoplait (The French company Sodiaal owns a 50 percent
Yves Saint Laurent.
Zodiac Inflatable Boats.