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Cisa's Naughty 2009 Calendar Makes Funerals Hot

 - May 3, 2009   Updated: May 10 2011
References: cofanifunebri & undergroundhumor
The words “sexy” and “naughty” don't seem to go well with “funeral home,” “coffin” or “death”. Italy-based Cisa Funeral Parlor and coffin factory, however, seems to disagree.

The funeral house put out a calendar for 2009 featuring models clad in sexy corsets posing provocatively with the caskets.

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Implications - The featured trend is a good example that businesses can learn from. Although the pictures may look cool to some people, others may find it extremely distasteful and even offensive. Businesses need to be careful about what they make available to the public because even one tiny slip can cause consumerism to plummet. Businesses can avoid these mistakes by targeting one type of audience for a product that is obviously not meant for everyone.