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Discussion in 'General Signmaking Topics' started by Billct2, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. Billct2

    Billct2 Major Contributor

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    Pulling into the parking lot at Walgreens I saw this and thought some kid at the store had repainted some old coro signs...but no, all the coro signs & banners have the same "grunge" blue with kiddy style casual font. This is supposed to reflect well on a place that fills precriptions and give injections?
     

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    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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    Hipsters need medicare too!
     
  3. Gino

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    Looks like that nephew of some customer finally got a job.


    Gotta start somewhere, huh ?? :thumb:
     
  4. DKgrafix

    DKgrafix Very Active Member

    That was designed???
     
  5. petepaz

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    someone got the crayola magic marker air brush for an early christmas present?
     
  6. Marlene

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    Helen Keller?
     
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    As a Canadian I don't really know what Walgreens is? but I googled them and even their website has the same look so...
     
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    this is from their site....
     
  9. Billct2

    Billct2 Major Contributor

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    Yea, that's my point, some big bucks design firm came up with that....
     
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    because I am a jerk, I posted this on their facebook page

     
  12. Gino

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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
     
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    :thumb:
     
  14. GWSigns

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    Nicely done! Interested to hear if they respond.
     
  15. HDvinyl

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    This sign wasn't designed on the Obamacare website?
     
  16. Billct2

    Billct2 Major Contributor

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    yea, I had to slam them on FB too
    [h=5]"When I first saw the new signs and banners at the local Walgreen I thought "Geez why would they let one of their employees repaint some old signs with that shlocky design?" Then I realized, no, some corporate dunderheads had decided that grungy backgrounds and a silly kiddy font had just the right feel to convey the professional services you find in a Walgreens."[/h]
     
  17. Billct2

    Billct2 Major Contributor

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    didn't really expect a response, but here it is
    "Hi @ bill lynch I'm so sorry to hear of your dissatisfaction. Please Private Message me so that I can get more details to address your concerns. Thank you and be well. Nancy"

    Should I suggest they hire me to redesign their signs & website and then print all the replacements?
     
  18. Gino

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    No, then they'll just start snooping around here, if they know you're a sign shop with sour grapes.

    Tell them you are an ObamaCare representative and are looking for new avenues in which to get your prescriptions filled for the upcoming onslaught. After coming across this unsightly mess, you can't be associated with such a pathetic approach to attract customers. However, should you fix your flaws, you will be happy to entertain coming back in 72 hours or so to re-evaluate the possibilities.

    Thank you for looking into this matter.

    Personal secretary to Michelle O.
     
  19. Marlene

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    gee Bill, you got a better answer than I got from Tonya

    to which I responded

    I think when we see ugly fonts and signs we should stand up and yell, "we are mad as hell and we aren't going to take it any more" or at least screw around with them
     
  20. Techman

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    first look was it is ugly.

    Second thought is what is their marketing plan? They went that way for a reason. It would seem they chose that direction because of reactions from focus groups. I would suspect they are going that way because they want to lose the high end look and cater to the working man blue collar look.
     
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