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
We will never forget. pic.twitter.com/7zJrh3ACWh— Applebee's Grill + Bar (@Applebees) September 11, 2014
When opportunity knocks, Applebees answers.
2. Medieval Times
Who knew Medieval Times even had a Twitter account?
3. Waffle House
It's about America today pic.twitter.com/sOKZhZMTkU— Waffle House (@WaffleHouse) September 11, 2014
Waffle House usually can do know wrong, so we may let this one slide.
4. Dunkin Donuts
Today we honor the memory of those who lost their lives on September 11. pic.twitter.com/OW2FZt8O8l— Dunkin' (@dunkindonuts) September 11, 2014
American runs on Dunkin, no?
Florida c'mon man pic.twitter.com/HU4y2rxgFG— chip malfunction (@online_shawn) September 6, 2016
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?
Out of respect for the victims of September 11, we won’t be tweeting tomorrow. We will be back on September 12. #neverforget— Sherwin-Williams (@SherwinWilliams) September 10, 2013
Thanks for weighing in, Sherwin-Williams
11. Bass Pro Shops
We will never forget. pic.twitter.com/H7KpEcqjPG— Bass Pro Shops (@BassProShops) September 11, 2014
Nice sentiment, but it reeks of thirst.
The branding here really takes away from the sentiment.. pic.twitter.com/z1dXF8ivhL— Seth Fiegerman (@sfiegerman) September 11, 2014
Really CVS? With the logo and all.