Fun Things Spotted at the Supermarket

I found this on Dailytimewaste.com (yes, i was wasting time…)  and #3 and #4 hooked me to read all of them. #3 is a GREAT idea and I can’t believe #4.  Some of the rest aren’t as funny but it’s still worth the read.   And if you’re like me, you’re going to laugh at the Read More…

Yet Even More Evil Food Packages

Once again, this time from Buzzfeed,  here’s a bunch of food packaging that SHOULD be illegal somehow but just isn’t.  In some cases it could just be an error in packaging or making the food, but a lot of them are just blatant attempts to misrepresent the product.  (3 pepperoni pizza?  Cmon.)  It’s the same Read More…

9 Times Customers Crossed The Line

    These are from Natureworld.com,  there’s a lot more where these came from but these are the best.   Lots of bad tippers and reminders that the customer isn’t always right, especially when they leave a mess for a retail employee to clean up. Here’s a tip: Leave a tip We’ve already shown you guys Read More…

Which Size Goes On The Right?

    Decades ago when I started working retail, I learned a basic rule of merchandising when building displays or setting shelves–if you have multiple sizes of an item, the larger size goes on the right.  So if you have say Listerine mouthwash in 3 sizes, you would merchandise them as follows:    12 oz—-18 Read More…

30 Real Products That You Won’t Believe

   People get paid a lot to be in advertising and marketing, and sometimes you just have to scratch your head and wonder “WTF were they thinking?”  I mean it’s not like one person just came up with a ludicrous idea and it got done, literally dozens of people would be involved in the process Read More…

Unintentionally Funny Cigarette Ads

    Came across this on Guff and had to share it.  Back in the day it was legal to advertise cigarettes and some of them are quite amazing when you look at them now.  I especially love the one where some “doctor” says that smoking is good for you.   And if you think these Read More…