b&b131 Do economic boycotts actually work?

In light of the election results, tons of boycotts have sprung up around the country on both sides, with folks being urged to stop spending at companies that support Trump and others being urged to boycott companies and organizations that denounce him.

Other economic boycotts tend to spring up when companies take a moral stance on reproductive rights, gay marriage, transgender issues, etc.

The real question is – do economic boycotts actually work? Is “hitting them in the wallets” or “voting with your dollars” the most effective way to make a statement? In our annual Black Friday weekend show, we explore the nuances of economic boycotts in a time where people can’t seem to get enough of them!