Skip to comments.Sears Yanks Shirts Showing Picture of Twin Towers With Word 'Gotcha'
Posted on 09/14/2010 1:38:08 AM PDT by prisoner6
Sears department store is reportedly under fire for selling T-shirts depicting images of the Twin Towers with the word "Gotcha" emblazoned on the front of the clothing.
The company Gotcha reportedly made the clothing and printed its brand name on the front of the shirts. But Sears executives claim the word "Gotcha" was never meant to be attached to images of the World Trade Center towers, the station reports.
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Isn't there an ounce of sense ANYWHERE? How incompetent could Sears and it's buyers be?
I wonder where "Gotcha" is based.
Someone didn’t think this one through!
Gotcha has been around for a number of years. There’s a Sarah Palin shirt...which sells well. If you look at their style...they have a background, and “Gotcha” is always somewhere in the midst of it.
I’m not so sure it is incompetence.
With corporate thinking so inept, I wouldn’t count on Gotcha being around much longer.
If they put Obama on one of these, they’re through....
Gotcha “got” Sears. Poor decisions like this will keep this shopper far away!
Self distruct is the message of Sears, our media, as well as many of our banking industries, maybe because of family nepotism!
maybe the buyers are muslim?
Say what? Sears, one last breath from death.
Hey, Sears...you tried to pull a fast one. But we “Gotcha.” Now we know Gramps must have been right when he used your catalog for toilet paper in the outhouse. Shame on you.
I thought fake commercial surf culture had died a well-deserved death 45 years ago. Oh, well, I guess there is no crap that can’t be recycled when a new and more gullible generation of consumer units comes along.
Sears is pulling an “Abercrombie and Fitch” to get attention. They know full well this would upset the “unhip”. But does it bother the “young, hip, happenin” “Che” shirt wearing college student? Doubtful. They’re just trying to change their image.
"Oversight?" This was more than just an "oversight." This was not just the decision of one person who owned a small store somewhere. This is a national retailing chain. A number of people at Sears had the opportunity to look at this and say it wan't a good idea - the buyers, the merchandising managers, senior management, the advertising department, etc. What are these people using for brains?
That is one ugly-ass shirt. Whoever it wearing it is obviously an idiot, so why should I care what it says?
Good thing it didn’t have a picture of someone burning a death cult indoctrination book, or there would have been riots and yelling and screaming through thousands of dirty beards.
big seller in Dearborn?
I would imagine that thousands of these shirts were manufactured and are sitting in a warehouse somewhere.
And just like all the pre-printed ‘2009 World Champion Philadelphia Phillies’ shirts, these too will be sold in third world countries to offset costs.
Expect these to be very popular in Indonesia
I wonder How long it will before Imam rauf says that pulling these shirts will cause muslims to kill more of our troups.
Mooselimbs will be fighting over these. Fatwa will be issued against Sears for daring to remove them from stores.
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