Today marks 17 years since the devastating September 11th attacks that changed the country as a whole. Every year, most Americans honor the ones we lost on that fateful day, while others have managed to turn other people’s pain into profit.
Check out these companies who used 9/11 for promo purposes only.
Shameless: 13 Companies Who Used 9/11 To Sell Their Products was originally published on globalgrind.com
When opportunity knocks, Applebees answers.
2. Medieval Times
Who knew Medieval Times even had a Twitter account?
3. Waffle House
Waffle House usually can do know wrong, so we may let this one slide.
4. Dunkin Donuts
American runs on Dunkin, no?
Floridians, Yall tried it.
6. Marriott Hotel
But what does….nevermind.
7. Spaghetti O’s
Real or not, this is pretty gross.
8. White Castle
Thanks White Castle, but nah.
Remember this mishap?
Thanks for weighing in, Sherwin-Williams
11. Bass Pro Shops
Nice sentiment, but it reeks of thirst.
Really CVS? With the logo and all.
13. Vitamin Shoppe
Putting your logo on a memorial post — very classy VS.