Branding 9/11, #PromotedMourning

The tone-deaf tweets by a variety of brands commemorating September 11 with sales and jingoistic tributes, prompting #PromotedMourning. Brilliantly compiled by @monteiro

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  1. For my inspirational 9/11 quotes, I go directly to the author of "Eight Lessons for Sale Success!"
  2. Rembering those who lost their lives on September 11, 2011. 





40% OFF END OF SUMMER CLEARANCE… http://t.co/aAF3ENwtBr
    Rembering those who lost their lives on September 11, 2011. 40% OFF END OF SUMMER CLEARANCE…  http://instagram.com/p/szlbBBRrEs/ 
  3. Thirty minutes for all the free mini-muffins and coffee you can consume? Take that, Saddam! 
  4. For me, it's all about that electric blue shadow function. Like those Facebook profiles are comin' right atchya!
  5. Pretty sure these are the same boots Toby Keith threatened to put in [a terrorist's] ass! $20 off is a steal!
  6. In remembrance of 9/11 $20 OFF USA made Double H boots. Sale ending 9/13/14. Tillmans corner location… http://t.co/uFpuYqoNPl
    In remembrance of 9/11 $20 OFF USA made Double H boots. Sale ending 9/13/14. Tillmans corner location…  http://instagram.com/p/s0Hm4zj1Nk/ 
  7. Where's the flag for the third tower, HUH?? WHY ARE YOU SO AFRAID OF THE TRUTH, ALLSTAR APPAREL??!
  8. 9/11/01 Never Forget. Come check us out today 🌟 Back to school SALE Going on NOW. Buy One Get one… http://t.co/e2YYNporGn
    9/11/01 Never Forget. Come check us out today 🌟 Back to school SALE Going on NOW. Buy One Get one… http http://instagram.com/p/s0IfbMClkc/ 
  9. Pretty friggen excited! No friggedy, no doubt!
  10. Subtle.
  11. Uhhhh....
  12. Context!
  13. This is where Gristlebees tries to get in on the act...
  14. ...and is promptly (rightfully) shamed.
  15. And just like that, #PromotedMourning was born!

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