Friday, April 5, 2013

Annals of poor marketing decisions: "Manatee Grey"

Even the most successful businesses can learn new lessons. For example, mega-retailer Target just learned not to describe a color choice for a baggy women's dress as "Manatee Grey."


  1. I would call it "Elephant Gray."

    In addition, a polo player on an elephant would make a nice logo on the front of the garment.

    (Website for World Elephant Polo Assn:

    - DEC (Jungle Trader)

  2. If they were looking to capture the essence of the bagginess of their dress offering, they could have called it Shar Pei Grey....

    Eric Hines


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