Should Black Friday #PRFail Mean The End of Retail Promotional Gimmicks?


I’d love to be a fly on the wall at the Asda PR team meeting debrief today.

How they must’ve congratulated each other when they successfully negotiated a Good Morning Britain live feed from one of their stores on the biggest retail day of the year. They no doubt visualised hundreds happy smiling customers sharing their delight with the nation’s viewers whilst securing incredible bargains and praising Asda for their astonishing generosity

The Reality?

We now know things turned out to be quite different. Here are the #PRFail highlights witnessed on ITV’s Good Morning Britain. And a sprinkling of opportunities for smart communicators.

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