Tag: marketing

X-Men Themed Burgers from Carl’s Jr. Come Loaded with X-tra Bacon

March 19, 2014 // 1:56 pm

The upcoming X-Men movie Days of Future Past may not make a lick of sense, but mo’ bacon always does.

In a promotional tie-in similar to last year’ s Superman-themed “Super Bacon Cheeseburger” and 2012′s Spiderman-themed “Amazing Grilled Cheese Bacon Burger,” Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s is now offering another X-TREMELY…

Most Honest Wine Labels Ever Include ‘The One with the Berries’ and ‘The One with the Awards’

January 3, 2014 // 12:31 pm

We’ve seen a lot of innovative marketing when it comes to wine lately. From infographic wine labeling that visually depicts flavor breakdown via color swatches to guides that help you decipher wine lingo, the wine marketing industry has become a hub of creativity. The latest comes from…

Unique Wine Labeling Uses Color Swatches to Break Down Flavor

October 17, 2013 // 6:00 am


Taking a modern approach to wine labeling, Uproot has created a first-of-its-kind color bar. The unique labeling serves as a visual representation of the wine’s tasting notes, offering a guide to the flavors and aromas found in the bottle. Together, these color bars make up what the company…

Well, That Was Awkward: Chipotle’s Bizarre Twitter Hack

July 22, 2013 // 11:33 am

So, what did you do this weekend? 

Chipotle: Oh, you know. Went on an epic search for an avocado in Colorado, learned how to pronounce “cilantro,” then asked the boo to pick up some groceries on the way. Typical weekend.


This past Sunday afternoon, Chipotle’s Twitter

Asians Like Panda Express, Mexicans Like El Pollo Loco and Other Fast Food Stereotypes Research Says Are Actually True

May 31, 2013 // 11:16 am

Next time you’re out grabbing fast food, stop and look at your fellow diners. If you’re at In-N-Out, are they mostly Asian and Hispanic? At Popeye’s, mostly African-American? At Tim Horton’s, mostly white?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, it turns out you’re not just being…

Budweiser’s ‘Buddy Cup’ Instantly Facebook Friends Anyone You Tap

April 29, 2013 // 12:17 pm

Pun not intended. Budweiser Brazil has unveiled the Buddy Cup — a cup that connects to Facebook through a built-in-chip. The idea is simple: Users scan the QR code at the bottom of the cup, then every time they clink glasses with someone else they’re instantly registered as Facebook

The McDonald’s Parody Ad That Likened Loving Big Macs to Suffering from Depression

April 13, 2013 // 7:00 am

Tell me about the first time you ever went to McDonald’s. Do you remember who was there with you? Do you remember how it made you feel?

According to at least one McDonald’s ad which recently ran in Boston, the answer for some people is probably “f*cking depressed.” The…

Alcohol with Best Brand Name Ever Asks You to Please Drink ‘Responsibly’

March 31, 2013 // 1:16 pm

There’s a Facebook fan page jokingly meant to channel everyone’s inner lush called “I’ll drink responsibly when there is a brand of alcohol named Responsibly.” Well folks, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is. “Responsibly”-branded alcohol finally exists.

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