Tumblr chronicles the worst items hawked by catalogs

And by worst, we mean best. Plus, what the ‘Kate Middleton effect’ mean for maternity retailers, Peeps pulls religiously insensitive e-card, reasons not to hire a PR firm, Victoria’s Secret gets hijacked, and more.

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BroBibs.” The Snuggie. Post-its if you’re Romy and Michele. Potential million-dollar ideas are a dime a dozen. Luckily for flyers, most airlines stock their seatbacks with catalogs full of these gems. Unluckily for the inventors, they’re not all winners. Laughing Squid reports that Drew, of the daily comic site Toothpaste for Dinner, recently launched a new Tumblr highlighting the best of the worst items in these circulars.

Speaking of retail, news of a royal pregnancy translates to big dollars for the baby industry, according to Forbes. Dubbed the “Kate Middleton effect,” maternity stores anticipate a huge bump in sales as the Duchess’ own joyful bump continues to grow.

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