Fun Fact: Wrigley’s Never Intended To Be a Giant in the Gum Industry

Fun facts about Wrigley's chewing gum

The chewing gum company Wrigley’s originally intended to sell soap. They added baking powder as a thank you for people who bought their soap. The baking powder became more popular than the soap, so they sold the baking powder instead and added gum as a thank you. Once again, the extra product became more popular then the original item.

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  1. Christine says:



  2. Theresa says:

    Never underestimate the power of a free gift!


  3. They had a knack for picking super popular and profitable free gifts!


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