Clever way business owners have promoted their products

take my money now These VERY funny store signs and displays will definitely convince shoppers to open their wallets

  • Big Global Travel has collected creative marketing ideas from around the world
  • A supermarket made a mannequin dress entirely out of toilet paper rolls
  • A UK shop advertised small plaques as Victorian iPads for £2.95

Retailers have had to get creative in how they promote products to customers, especially with increasing competition from online brands.

People from all over the world take to social media to share the clever marketing strategies they’ve discovered, with the most impressive examples gathered in a gallery of Great global journey.

Among the snaps was a shopkeeper in the UK advertising small plaques as “Victorian iPads” for £2.95 each.

Elsewhere, a supermarket worker styled a mannequin in a dress made entirely of toilet paper in China, while another image shows a butcher using meat to create characters from the Japanese video game Mega Man.

Big Global Travel collected viral photos of clever marketing ideas, including a mannequin wearing a toilet paper dress at a drugstore in China

egg cell!  A restaurant owner in the US tried to differentiate his 35-cent eggs from the competition by labeling them

egg cell! A restaurant owner in the US tried to differentiate his 35-cent eggs from the competition by labeling them “boneless chicken.”

You old tech!  A UK shopkeeper tried to trick customers into buying a small tablet dubbed a £2.95

You old tech! A UK shopkeeper tried to trick customers into buying a small tablet dubbed a £2.95 “Victorian iPad”.

They'll make mincemeat out of you!  A Seattle grocery store turned ground beef into characters from the Japanese video game Mega Man

They’ll make mincemeat out of you! A Seattle grocery store turned ground beef into characters from the Japanese video game Mega Man

New lyrics!  A Norwegian supermarket used the hit song

New lyrics! A Norwegian supermarket used the hit song “Tainted Love” to promote cheese to its customers

A US-based store owner meticulously recreated the Super Bowl stadium to remind customers not to forget their drinks while watching the games

A US-based store owner meticulously recreated the Super Bowl stadium to remind customers not to forget their drinks while watching the games

Swipe right for this creativity!  Another picture shows a bar owner trying to remind singles of how people met before dating apps existed

Swipe right for this creativity! Another picture shows a bar owner trying to remind singles of how people met before dating apps existed

allrounder!  A store in the US advertised knives as useful in almost every possible situation, including hunting, gardening, and post-apocalyptic looting

allrounder! A store in the US advertised knives as useful in almost every possible situation, including hunting, gardening, and post-apocalyptic looting

Cat is the way to do it!  This silly sign no doubt lured shoppers into the bargain box of this Monterey entertainment store

Cat is the way to do it! This silly sign no doubt lured shoppers into the bargain box of this Monterey entertainment store

Who could resist?  A coffee shop in New Zealand lured people away from going to Pilates to eat at their venue instead

Who could resist? A coffee shop in New Zealand lured people away from going to Pilates to eat at their venue instead

Do you want to build a snowman?  This Midwestern store took advantage of the winter weather to promote the vegetables they offer

Do you want to build a snowman? This Midwestern store took advantage of the winter weather to promote the vegetables they offer

Who needs love when you've got tequila?  A bar employee in Texas got creative when he was tasked with making a sign for Valentine's Day

Who needs love when you’ve got tequila? A bar employee in Texas got creative when he was tasked with making a sign for Valentine’s Day

Once bitten!  This US store wanted to make sure buyers didn't take chances with creepy mythical creatures

Once bitten! This US store wanted to make sure buyers didn’t take chances with creepy mythical creatures

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