Crass Move of the Day: Here Are Five Brands Trying to Take Advantage of 9/11 for Sales
Build-A-Bear's hastily-deleted tweet was just one of several brands caught in the act of turning one of the most deadly attacks on American soil into a chance to promote their #brand with #sales on Twitter. That doesn't even compare to these four though. Here's Intimacy Box, a lingerie company, who had the gumption to even get the date of the attack wrong:
CVS couldn't resist slapping their corporate logo on their sentimentality (via Seth Fiegerman):
Of course, what better way to think about and honor 9/11 than from a company that makes prosthetic fappable lady-bits:
And finally, here's a series of tweets (via Brandon Wall) from a Bikram Yoga studio in Arlington, VA:
Bikram Yoga eventually apologized for any insensitivity, but not before laying down the Loose Change conspiracy nonsense and a healthy lack of Basic Human Dignity.
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