Sears, J.C. Penney and Walgreen are the latest to cut ties with Deen over her past use of racial slurs.
RIM also announced that it will stop developing new versions of its slow-selling tablet computer called the Playbook.
The U.S. hopes the move will encourage the nation to improve labor practices and ensure workers’ rights.
Target, Home Depot and others pull away as her empire crumbles for using a racial slur in the past.
The Dow rises for a third straight day on news that consumer spending increased last month.
The legislation generated intense debate across the industry from those who will be footing the bill.
The grocer switches to discounts on hundreds of items, like Hannaford, as both face increased competition for shoppers.