Subway apologizes after a location advertised free medical masks for customers who bought 2 sandwiches
- Subway apologized after a store advertised it would give away free medical masks to customers who purchased two sandwiches.
- “FREE Medical Mask to protect you and your kids,” stated a sign outside a Canadian Subway location in Calgary. “Buy any 2 Regular Sandwiches and Get 1 FREE Mask.”
- The World Health Organization said the global shortage of personal protective gear such as masks “is one of the most urgent threats to our collective ability to save lives” amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Subway apologized after one of the chain’s franchisees debuted a deal in which customers could get a free medical mask with the purchase of two sandwiches.
“FREE Medical Mask to protect you and your kids,” read a large sign outside a Calgary Subway location. “Buy any 2 Regular Sandwiches and Get 1 FREE Mask.”
The deal swiftly drew backlash and mockery online.
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Subway apologized on Twitter in response to a tweet shaming the sandwich chain. A representative for the company did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]