5 Famous Ad Campaigns That Actually Hurt Sales

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The Energizer Bunny, seen here at the start of the IRL IndyCar Series Firestone Indy 200 on July 12, 2008 at the Nashville SuperSpeedway in Nashville, Tennessee, is a famous ad icon whose presence didn't help sales one bit. | Darrell Ingham/Getty Images

Jared has sold tons of Subway sandwiches and Ronald McDonald has become one of the most recognizable characters in the history of human civilization.

They are what ad executives dream about: campaigns that become media sensations and make the company billions.

But then there are the ad campaigns that only do the first part; everybody can quote them, but they didn't actually make people buy the product.

Read the whole story at Cracked.co.

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