RadioShack: Would You Like a Gun With Your Satellite TV?
It’s been awhile since we wrote about odd pairs and promotional gimmicks, but this recent deal from
RadioShack caught our eye. “Customers who sign up to Dish Network packaged [sic] for the first time are given a coupon for $135 (£82) to buy either a pistol or a shotgun from a local sporting goods store,” reports The Telegraph. Steve Strand, the owner of a store in Montana and the creator of the promotion, says subscriptions have “increased threefold” since the deal was introduced last fall. “All I can tell you is, grandma is packing a gun in Montana,” said Strand.