Similarly for Bic – having had success with disposable pens and lighters they thought they would ply their trade at… disposable female underwear. These ended up being as popular as you can imagine, that is to say, not at all.
But not all seemingly odd brand extensions end in disaster – as the tyre manufacturer Michelin can attest to. Their restaurant guides were released in order to boost sales of cars and, as a result, increase the demand for tyres – however, the brand is now the forerunner in restaurant critiques.
So find out the bizarre and outrageous stories behind “Famous Brands That Released Weird Products” in the infographic below!
Infographic by: www.plumbworld.co.uk