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…

Some Of The Worst Packaging Ever

The other day I bought a package of Klondike bars, which have always been a square bar full of ice cream for as long as I can remember.   But when I opened the package, there was a big hole in the middle so I was really only getting about 70% of my expected ice cream Read More…