The following is a non-exhaustive list of for-profit companies which generally support conservative principles, individuals, and/or organizations. (These companies are listed alphabetically.) This list is based primarily on official, corporate activity, but also based on activities approved but not sponsored by the companies. (Note: Indicators of conservative interest can change suddenly. To be certain, we suggest that our readers also do research on their own. If any inaccurate entries are found in this list, please update them!)
The following are companies which openly support conservative principles, while refusing to support most if not all liberal ones.
Bass Pro Shops
Cerberus Capital Management (Safeway Inc.)
Cintas Corporation (Business services company)
ConocoPhillips Corporation (energy provider)
Molson Coors Brewing
Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Regal Cinemas (Anschutz Corp)
Waffle House Inc.
The following companies support some conservative causes and principles, but do not seem to take a strong stand solely in their favor. These typically offer minor support to liberal causes, but from a statistical standpoint are still more conservative than not.
Abbott Laboratories (Similac, Pediasure, Pedialyte, etc.)
Applebee's (DineEquity, Inc.)
Arby's (Roark Capital Group)
Burger King (3G Capital)
Guitar Center (parent of Musicians Friends)
Flowers Foods (Wonder Bread, Tastykake, Nature's Own, Bunny Bread, Mrs. Freshley's, HomePride, etc.
Outback Steakhouse (Bloomin' Brands)
Remington (Cerberus Capital Management, which includes Marlin Firearms & Advanced Armament Corporation)
TRT Holdings (Gold's Gym, Omni Hotels, etc.)
White Castle System
Yuengling (craft beer company)
The following companies seem to show slight leanings or preferences towards conservative principles and causes, but do not seem firm or determined in this trend. Liberal causes are usually also supported at least in part, but over all, they tend to favor conservatism slightly.
Ace Hardware Corporation
Advance Auto Parts
American Greetings Corp
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (Dr. Pepper, 7UP, Mott's, Snapple, A&W Root Beer, Crush, etc.)
Expedia (including Hotels.com, Orbitz, Trivago, Travelocity, and Hotwire)
Fruit of the Loom (Berkshire Hathaway)
KFC (Yum! Brands)
Koch Industries (Angel Soft, Rock Island Oil & Refining Company, Invista, Koch Minerals, Georgia-Pacific, Molex, Koch Fertilizer, Flint Hills Resources, Koch Pipeline, Matador Cattle Company, and Guardian Industries)
Long John Silver (Yum! Brands)
Las Vegas Sands (casino and resort)
Perry Ellis International
Royal Dutch Shell (Shell Oil)
Taco Bell (Yum! Brands)
Debatable whether conservative
The following are companies which give mixed signals, some in support of conservative principles, and some the opposite. This conflicting activity makes their beliefs and intentions difficult to discern with certainty, warranting some debate.
Budget (Avis Budget Group)
Coldwell Banker (Realogy)
Kraft Heinz Co
Longhorn Steakhouse (Darden Restaurants)
Macy's (and Bloomingdale's)
Olive Garden (Darden Restaurants)
Stop & Shop (Ahold Delhaize)
The Capital Grille (Darden Restaurants)
United Technologies (Otis, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, Pratt & Whitney, and UTC Aerospace Systems)
No longer conservative
These are organizations which historically may have shown conservative interests, but no longer seem to do so. Although sometimes perceived as conservative, their more recent actions indicate otherwise.
Dick's Sporting Goods
Dollar Rent A Car (Hertz)
The Walt Disney Company