People will buy almost anything if its trendy. And there are a plethora of weird products in the market that will satisfy the consumers’ thirst for wacky items. Here are a few such strange products that oddly sold in millions.
1. Pink Flamingos! Weird Products Can’t Get Any Weirder Than This!
The Pink Flamingo was designed by Don Featherman for his eccentric employer who was convinced that sculptures of Flamingos will one day take over the world. He was not wrong though. 20 million of these bad boys managed to sell at the market, making this weird product a commercial success!
2. Blankets With Sleeves
Snuggies. That’s what these oversized blankets with sleeves were called by its creator Scott Boilen. The funny thing about this product is that Scott was already aware of how ridiculous these things look and he intentionally made them look weird in his advertisements. Scott managed to sell 20 million of these weird blankets.
3. Inflatable Giant Arm Flailing Tube Man
You may have seen these giant flailing tube men in many places but they were most commonly used for used car advertisements. They were originally designed for the 1996 Olympic Games by famous artists Doron Gazit and Peter Minshall.
4. The “Easy Button”
Yes, people bought millions of these shiny red buttons that does absolutely nothing. Don’t ask us why!
5. Weird Products Like The Pet Rock Is A Big Thing In The Market Too!
Why would anyone buy this? It’s because taking care of a real pet is just too hard…
6. The Singing Fish
This little fish tilts its head and sings some of Al Green’s classic songs such as Take Me To The River. Al has even said that this plastic toy version of his song has earned him the majority of the royalties he gets for it.
7. Ifart. The App That Only Makes Farting Noises
It may sound like a silly app but it earns Joel Comm, the developer of this app roughly $10,000 a day. Think ab that for a second now.
8. Weird Products That Sold Even During An Economic Crisis: Silly Bands
Even the idea for this product was stolen from a Japanese TV show. Nevertheless, this product sold in millions and made the company manufacturing it super rich.