Advertising is important for every company. If done properly it is what generates sales, if it is done badly it can become costly.
I remember when I worked for Philips they had an ad campaign with the slogan “Lets make things better” no one realized that this implied that things were not great to srart of with. The ad campaign was swiftly stopped.
The following are just some examples of some of the most bizarre and weird ads posters of days gone bey. The poster at the start is of a blind Stevie Wonder advertsiing Atari computer games.
DIY double chin remover.
Hair growing hat
Good old fashioned orgy
How you like them lemons
Last but not least the all important Karate Action Jeans.