Inmate Innovation

The potential prisoners hold for entrepreneurial and marketing opportunities

Implications - From an Alcatraz-based hotel to fashion lines designed and created by inmates, to carbon-reducing exteriors, these prison-related innovations prove that entrepreneurial and advertising opportunities lie everywhere. The internet in particular opens doors to a whole range of untapped opportunities.
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Luxury Prison - A Sweet Prison for Austrian Criminals
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Warm 61,894 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 07
Luxury Prison
A Sweet Prison for Austrian Criminals
It’s cruel to live in a prison but not for Austrian criminals. The building may look like a modern office. But actually it’s a five-star prison in Styria, Austria. The building is made of beautiful… [More]
Dancing Inmates - 1,500 Filipino Prisoners Re-enact Michael Jackson's "Thriller"
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Warm 12,075 Clicks Pub: Jul 23, 07
Dancing Inmates
1,500 Filipino Prisoners Re-enact Michael Jackson's "Thriller"
The latest viral sensation are videos shot in the prison yard of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Centre in the Philippines, which show several large-scale dance routines with impressive… [More]
Sex And The Cell - SJP In Jail In Covet Perfume Ads
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Warm 8,527 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 07
Sex And The Cell
SJP In Jail In Covet Perfume Ads
It makes perfect scents that Sarah Jessica Parker is using the release of her new Sex and The City Movie to gain publicity for her new perfume, “Covet”, the second scent she’s developed. The ads… [More]
Norway's Green Jail - Bastoey Eco-Prison
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Average 11,114 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 07
Norway's Green Jail
Bastoey Eco-Prison
Bastoey, the world's first ecological prison opened in Norway, is a place where inmates learn about the environment. Prisoners of the minimum security facility play important roles in keeping the jail… [More]
Upgradable Prison Stays - Book A Five Star Jail Cell For $82 A Day
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Average 7,220 Clicks Pub: Apr 29, 07
Upgradable Prison Stays
Book A Five Star Jail Cell For $82 A Day
Last month we featured a Luxury Austrian Prison. Now in America you can pay for a prison upgrade. Are you a minor offender required to serve jail time? Then you may be eligible for lock up in a Five… [More]
Recycled Prison Couture - Fashion From Old Jail Shirts
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Warm 16,058 Clicks Pub: Oct 26, 08
Recycled Prison Couture
Fashion From Old Jail Shirts
These beautiful creations from LA-based fashion designer Raquel Allegra were made using discarded shirts from the LA County Jail. The ultimate in eco-chic couture, Allegra transforms the reclaimed pieces… [More]
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