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FREEconomics

Corporate acts of goodwill to keep consumers loyal through a recession

Implications - With many people cash poor due to the economy, companies are striving to endear themselves to consumers by giving away products. Though it may seem economically detrimental to the vendor, these acts of goodwill are meant to create a connection with customers in a tough spot.
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8 Featured, 35 Examples:
620,346 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Apr 09 — Jun 09
Trending:
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Featured Examples

Fashionable Clothes For Free
Fashionable Clothes For Free
FreeFashionTees.com Gives Away Sponsored Tees to Young Adults
If you love free clothes, listen up! FreeFashionTees.com is giving away sponsored t-shirts for free! Now before you let your imaginations begin dreaming up hidedous, over-sized promo shirts with tacky… MORE
play_circle_filled Free Hot Dogs
Free Hot Dogs
Oscar Mayer Gives Away $1 Million in Wieners to Celebrate Taste Test Victory
The Oscar Mayer hot dog company is ready to party! After facing off in a taste test against leading competitors, they won. To celebrate, they are offering customers a free coupon for an entire pack of… MORE
Free Trips for Pregnancy
Free Trips for Pregnancy
TUICruises Offers Refund for Women Who Get Knocked up on Board
We’ve seen free cruises before for last minute travelers, but a German cruise line is offering refunds for women who get pregnant while on board their line. Starting this May, TUI Cruises has promised… MORE
Free Food Frenzies
Free Food Frenzies
Arby's Offers Freeby Wednesdays for the Summer
Running low on funds this summer? Well Arby’s is here to help! From now until August 26th, select Arby’s across North America will be featuring Freeby Wednesdays. Every single Wednesday, the fast-food… MORE
Twitter Pizza Promos
Twitter Pizza Promos
Kraft's DiGiorno Delivers Free Flatbread Pizza to Tweetups
Kraft is launching a flatbread version of their best-selling DiGiorno pizza brand using the usual television and print outlets. In order to utilize the ever-increasing power of social media, however, they… MORE
Free Fast Food
Free Fast Food
Harvey's Celebrates 50th Birthday With Edible Gifts for Customers
Fast food chain Harvey’s is giving customers a coupon for a free original burger on your next visit, when you buy any burger. This deal is being offered to celebrate the chain’s 50th birthday. A free… MORE
Credit Crunch Caffeine Promos
Credit Crunch Caffeine Promos
Tim Hortons Gives Out Free Iced Coffee in Canada
Today Tim Hortons is giving away small Ice Coffee between 12-5 in Canada. This Canadian coffee giant is the next in a list of companies giving away freebies during this economic downturn. As the recession… MORE
Gratis Sandwiches for Goodwill
Gratis Sandwiches for Goodwill
On April 8, Denny's Will Give Out Freebie Breakfasts Once More
Denny’s restaurant has extended an offer to its regulars to bring in a friend who could use a free meal. The casual dining chain offered free sandwiches earlier this year, and the promotion's success was… MORE

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