I agree with the DD products being everywhere and a bit excessive.. and every store has the right to support or not support someone based on their own personal beliefs as do the DD stars have the right to voice their own personal opinions. Vicious circle
Duck Dynasty merchandise profits A&E and is their trademark, not the Robertson family.
Duck Commander merchandise remains on the shelves, and profits the Robertson family as it is their brand.
So, I look at this as Cracker Barrel taking more of a stand against A&E.
That makes more sense, because here it seems Cracker Barrel is where many go before or after church.
I didn't see how CB would in any way offend their patrons by in any way seeming to be pro-gay in these debates.
As a business geared to the general public, you have to either keep debatable topics out of your PR, or live with some consequences.
I think that, if you serve food to the general public, you really should not care who is gay or not, any more than you would not serve, say, black or fat or neon green haired people.
That should not be part of your PR at all.
Since this is a free country, you can be as bad with your PR as you wish.
I go to Cracker Barrel periodically and I haven't seen any DD or Duck commander stuff at the local restaurant. I'll take a look next time I go. I do like to buy a few ornaments after Christmas. When the seasonal stuff goes on sale it brings the prices from "OMG you've got to be kidding me" down to OK, that's reasonable and it will look good on the tree next year.