03/13/2012 10:35 am ET

19 Retail FAILS/Wins (PHOTOS)

The placement of items on shelves at retail stores is a bit of a science. Directing the eye to the most desirable products first, and placing items in a pleasing and complimentary way is paramount to a positive customer experience in any store.

Thankfully, for the sake of the Internet, not every employee subscribes to that philosophy.

Check out our favorite examples of curious, hilarious and in some cases brilliant retail stocking decisions. And don't forget to vote for your favorite!

The 9 Funniest Shelf Placement Fails -- And Wins! (PHOTOS)(CLONED)