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Clever ways business owners have advertised their products

Take my money now! These VERY witty shop signs and displays will definitely persuade shoppers to open their wallets

  • Big Global Travel rounded up creative marketing ideas from around the world
  • One supermarket created a mannequin’s dress entirely out of toilet tissue rolls 
  • A store in the UK advertised small chalkboards as Victorian iPads for £2.95

Retailers have had to get creative with how they advertise products to customers, especially with the increased competition from online brands.

People from around the world have taken to social media to share the clever marketing strategies they’ve spotted, with the most impressive examples rounded up in a gallery by Big Global Travel.

Among the snaps was one shop owner in the UK, who advertised small chalkboards as ‘Victorian iPads’ costing £2.95 each.

Elsewhere, a supermarket employee styled a mannequin in a dress made entirely from toilet rolls in China, while another image shows how a butcher crafted characters from Japanese video game Mega Man using meat.

Big Global Travel rounded up viral photos of clever marketing ideas, including a mannequin wearing a dress made from toilet rolls at a drugstore in China 

Egg-cellent! A restaurant owner in the US tried to make their 35 cents eggs standout from competitors by labelling them as 'boneless chicken'

Egg-cellent! A restaurant owner in the US tried to make their 35 cents eggs standout from competitors by labelling them as ‘boneless chicken’

Ye olde tech! A UK shopkeeper tried to tempt customers into buying a small chalkboard described as a 'Victorian iPad' worth £2.95

Ye olde tech! A UK shopkeeper tried to tempt customers into buying a small chalkboard described as a ‘Victorian iPad’ worth £2.95

They'll make mince meat of you! A grocery store in Seattle crafted ground beef into characters from the Japanese video game Mega Man

They’ll make mince meat of you! A grocery store in Seattle crafted ground beef into characters from the Japanese video game Mega Man

New lyrics! A Norwegian supermarket used the hit song 'Tainted Love' to advertise cheese to their customers

New lyrics! A Norwegian supermarket used the hit song ‘Tainted Love’ to advertise cheese to their customers 

One shop owner, based in the US, painstakingly recreated the Super Bowl stadium to remind customers not to forget drinks for watching the games

One shop owner, based in the US, painstakingly recreated the Super Bowl stadium to remind customers not to forget drinks for watching the games

Swipe right for this creativity! Another image shows how the owner of a bar attempted to remind singletons how people met each other before dating apps existed

Swipe right for this creativity! Another image shows how the owner of a bar attempted to remind singletons how people met each other before dating apps existed 

Jack of all trades! A store in the US advertised knives as being useful in almost any situation possible, including hunting, gardening and post-apocalyptic looting

Jack of all trades! A store in the US advertised knives as being useful in almost any situation possible, including hunting, gardening and post-apocalyptic looting 

Cat's the way to do it! This goofy sign no doubt atrracted shoppers to the bargain bin at this etnertainment store in Monterey

Cat’s the way to do it! This goofy sign no doubt atrracted shoppers to the bargain bin at this etnertainment store in Monterey 

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

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

Do you want to build a snowman? This store in the Midwest used the winter weather to promote the vegetables on offer

Do you want to build a snowman? This store in the Midwest used the winter weather to promote the vegetables on offer

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

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

Once bitten! This US store wanted to make sure shoppers were taking no chances with scary mythical creatures

Once bitten! This US store wanted to make sure shoppers were taking no chances with scary mythical creatures  

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