Walmart has pulled MyPillow products from its store shelves, prompting CEO Mike Lindell to call out “cancellation” at the retail.
Lindell, the pillow entrepreneur who has insisted in recent months that Donald Trump won the 2020 election, told Insider that he was informed by a Walmart representative that his products would only be available online.
According to Lindell, shoppers visiting a Walmart store will not have the option of purchasing a MyPillow product.
“They dropped MyPillow, and it really hurt my employees because they were our biggest distributors,” Lindell said.
“They were far and away number one.”
Lindell described Walmart as “absolutely disgusting.” He said his MyPillow line is “one of the best-selling products in Walmart’s history.”
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Lindell told Insider that she first heard Walmart would be pulling MyPillow products about two weeks ago.
He said he was flying “all over the country” to deal with “election material”.
Lindell said he and a Walmart representative spoke via Zoom. During the conversation, Lindell offered to reduce the price of his pillow.
He said he didn’t respond to Walmart for a week. It was then that they got word that Walmart was dropping MyPillow products.
“I tell them what I’m offering them, and I keep saying: ‘Why are you doing this? Why are you kicking us out and canceling us?'” Lindell said.
“When we were your biggest product, greatest product ever!”
Lindell said he was told by a Walmart representative that the pillows did not meet the retailer’s customer satisfaction criteria.
“I said, ‘Shame on you, Walmart. You have over 10,000 sellers in China. I make all my pillows in Minnesota,'” Lindell said.
“I was feeling really upset. I turned off the computer.”
Lindell said Walmart would “never sell MyPillow again.”
“What they did is unforgivable! It cancels out the culture, and you don’t have to come back,” Lindell told Insider.
Many retailers have kept a distance from Lindell since late 2020, when he became one of the most active promoters of the theory that Joe Biden’s election victory was a fraud.
Big-name brands such as Costco, Bed Bath & Beyond, QVC, JCPenney and Wayfair all stopped selling MyPillow products last year because of Lindell’s public announcements.
Lindell has also been sued for defamation by the voting systems company Dominion. Another company, Smartmatic, has also filed a lawsuit against Lindell.