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Blunders : Jeremy Corbyn ignores Arsenal’s success

Blunders : Jeremy Corbyn ignores Arsenal’s success

by on May 11, 2019

The extraordinary performances of English football teams in the European cup competitions this week has led to an outbreak of tragic attempts by politicians to look in touch with ‘ordinary people’ by making endless references to the ball-footy-kick thing.

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Blunders : Zavvi tell all competition entrants they have won

Blunders : Zavvi tell all competition entrants they have won

by on May 10, 2019

Big blunder : Serious brand blow.

Following the news that Zavvi accidentally issued an email to all competition entrants that they’d won two Champions League final tickets, Andy Barr, founder and MD of digital marketing agency www.10yetis.co.uk, commented on how this may affect Zavvi going forwards:

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Another one : MP ‘regrets’ twitter blunder about X-rated videos

by on February 15, 2018

Theresa May’s chief of staff has apologised for a Twitter “error” that led to him sharing three graphic porn videos publicly online.

Gavin Barwell, the Prime Minister’s most senior aide in Downing Street, regrets the embarrassment caused by the blunder, No.10 sources said.

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Blunders : Charity accuses UK supermarkets of misleading customers

Blunders : Charity accuses UK supermarkets of misleading customers

by on December 15, 2017

Tesco faces legal threat over marketing its food with 'fake farm' names

Major UK supermarkets including TescoAldiAsda and Lidl are being urged to stop using controversial “fake farm” branding on own-brand meat products, with a food charity claiming they are misleading shoppers. [more…]

Series of blunders on the X Factor show

by on November 12, 2017

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Huge blunders in mobile tech history

by on November 9, 2017

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10 Marketing Blunders : Electrolux, Coors, Clairol,Colgate and six others

by on November 2, 2017

1. Scandinavian vacuum manufacturer Electrolux used the following in an American campaign: "Nothing sucks like an Electrolux."

2. Coors put its slogan, "Turn It Loose," into Spanish where its translation was read as "Suffer From Diarrhea."

3. Clairol introduced the "Mist Stick", a curling iron, into German only to find out that "mist" is slang for manure. Not too many people had use for the "manure stick."

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Blunders : “Kelloggs accused about packaging”

by on November 2, 2017

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Blunders : Virgin photoshops Simone Botha Welgemoed’s hearing aid

by on October 30, 2017

Virgin Active South Africa health clubs is apologizing after removing the cochlear implant from a model in a promotional photograph it posted on Instagram.

Simone Botha Welgemoed got the implant before she was two years old. The ballerina was crowned Miss Deaf South Africa fives years ago and is an active deaf advocate in that country. [more…]

Blunders : Will the FA officials resign?

by on October 19, 2017

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