The following story will move Sunday as this week’s Monday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
TRUMP BRAND SLUMP — Two years since Donald Trump took office, signs are mounting the presidency has hit his company hard. From golf fees to licensing deals to prices for Trump condos, many metrics used to gauge his businesses are down as the divisive comments so beloved by his political base have turned off a group just as dear to him, the affluent who fuel his businesses. His Scottish resorts are losing millions, several Trump buildings have removed his name and a rollout of new hotel chains has stalled. By Bernard Condon. 1,900 words, photos.