Marketing Bloopers, Tarzan and Leg of Lamp! Yada News Dec 28, 2009

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It’s the end of the year and the end of the decade–Let’s just have the best 2010 ever!
printlogo.png Marketing Bloopers Issue     Dec 27, 2009
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presence_online.png The Marketing Bloopers Issue !
Those of you who know me realize I have an interesting sense of humor.  I see it in life, and I see it in marketing.  This issue is a collection of things I’ve encountered this year that just don’t make sense from a marketing standpoint.  I hope you enjoy!
I don’t know about you, but I want to buy the tall kitchen garbage bags preferred by dogs.

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What is Publix trying to communicate with the little foil animals on their aluminum foil packaging?

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I usually don’t buy soup that the spokesperson scares me but someone obviously does.  He reminds me of the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld.

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FAIL !
To fail is to be either:
Exceptionally bad at something, or to do/say something stupid to people, or for an item/thing to fail, it has to not be what it is, such as a funny comic not being funny, etc.

Tarzan Doll Fail:  **NOTE THIS IS OFF COLOR SO IF YOU ARE EASILY OFFENDED DO NOT VIEW THIS VIDEO**  Apparently the manufacturers didn’t really do much quality control.  I’d be mortified if one of my children ended up with this Disney product

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Search Engine Fail:  Here is a commercial by BING, the new search engine by Microsoft.  So after seeing this commercial are you likely to go out and try it?

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Gift Fail–We call this LEG OF LAMP:

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Restaurant Fails:

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Store fronts in Manhattan:

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Well that’s it for this year!  I hope you enjoy.  As always, please forward this on to anyone whom you think will enjoy and of course, call or e-mail if we can be of help!

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