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NIKE YANKS T-SHIRTS IN AFTERMATH OF BOMBING

 

 

Nike T ShirtsEric Stangel

 

 

”  Nike Inc. says it has pulled from the market T-shirts emblazoned with the words “Boston Massacre” in the aftermath of last week’s bombing during the Boston Marathon that killed three people and left dozens injured. “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Shameful Roundup Of The Year’s Most Humiliating Marketing Blunders

 

 

 

” Judging by the traffic trends on this blog, it seems the only thing more enjoyable than a brilliant, uplifting, inspirational marketing success is a horrible, embarrassing, cringe-worthy marketing blunder—otherwise known as the big brand fail. Every year there’s plenty of them—the accidental tweet, the offensive billboard, the Photoshop disaster, the just-plain-tasteless ad. At the link below, we’ve compiled 20 of the most notable brand fails from 2012—a nice dose of ad-enfreude to fill your evil rubbernecking hearts with joy. Just be glad it wasn’t you. And try to learn a lesson from the Harvey Nichols model above and refrain from pissing yourself with laughter. It’s not a good look. “

Gallery: The 20 Biggest Brand Fails of 2012

 

 

 

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