Advertising markets in everything

by on March 28, 2009 at 7:41 am in Economics | Permalink

Don't be surprised if you see Col. Sanders out filling potholes. In an
unusual cause-marketing push, KFC is tackling the pothole problem in
Louisville, Ky. in exchange for stamping the fresh pavement with
"Re-freshed by KFC," a chalky stencil likely to fade away in the next

Here is the story and I thank The Browser for the pointer.  Elsewhere from The Browser, here are recent job placements at Treasury.

1 Dian Maya Kirana March 28, 2009 at 8:38 am

i hate capitalism.

2 David March 28, 2009 at 10:34 am

Well put Grant

3 gc March 28, 2009 at 12:27 pm

Just what the gov’t should be promoting, more people going to KFC.

4 The Other Eric March 28, 2009 at 12:39 pm

How about just labeling old, unrepaired potholes, “brought to you by Joe’s Alignment and Tire Repair Center?”

This hairpin corner “sponsored by Jones Funeral Homes.”


Your 2010 dollar, valued at 23 cents, brought to you by the US Congress…

5 Business Coaching Perth March 4, 2010 at 3:05 pm

i love capitalism, free market

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