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Clever Marketing Gimmicks That Tricked Consumers



Brands are competing in stores everywhere daily, and more so online than ever before. And although product recognition, word of mouth, and price point can go a long way, you still have to beat out competitors. So companies turned to some clever, and frankly dishonest marketing.
Now we’re not saying all companies do this, but there are some big names getting away with it. Claiming to give you more bang for your buck, giving you false health benefits, and mis representing what’s pictured is just the tip of the iceberg. Here are some of the most egregious marketing gimmicks of all time.