31 Corporate Incidents That Definitely Cost Someone Their Job
The world of marketing is one of the biggest businesses in the world — especially at the corporate level. Just about every agency or company has a very large hierarchy of people responsible for creating ads. That means that when anything is getting produced, several iterations and drafts have to go through this labyrinth web of people before we get to the final verdict that we see on our TV screens or the products in our favorite stores. Which makes you wonder, when BIC released a pink pen “for women,” that many people said yes?
Luckily for BIC, they aren’t alone when it comes to ill-fated decision making as a corporation. There’s the time Bing offered up retweets in exchange for disaster relief, and when Electronic Arts inadvertently shipped an illegal weapon as a gift to promote a video game.
Read on for 31 incredibly bizarre moves made by some of the world’s biggest brands…