Facebook resale posts — some serious, some not — list Justin Bieber hats, totes, fanny packs from his Tim Hortons merchandise line
Blake Simms of Langley, B.C. knows how to sell and is offering a fix for the dilemma over what to get the Bieber fan on your gift list.
“Great Christmas gift for Justin Bieber fans!” said Simms’ post, on Facebook Marketplace, in which he pitches a crumb from a Tim Biebs doughnut hole for $100,000.
Just the crumb, not the doughnut hole, not the box, not a meet ‘n’ greet with the man. A crumb.
But Simms’s Marketing 101 oversight? He didn’t specify the type of TimBieb from which the crumb crumbled. That detail could make or break a sale. The listing is no longer up, meaning he may have sold the item or was simply overwhelmed by interest.
We’re betting the latter. Simms seemed incredulous when Glacier Media reached out about his post.
“You want to do an article.. about a Tim Bit crumb…?” Simms asked the reporter, declining to talk further about his entrepreneurial effort.
“It was a joke and that’s all it is,” Simms told the reporter via Facebook Messenger.
“I don’t wanna go too far down the rabbit hole.”
Too late, my man, too late.
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Not to be outdone, Roy Dewar has posted his offering: A Tim Biebs box for $1 million. Lest that sound a titch greedy, know that the price includes two Tim Biebses.
Other, more serious sellers on Marketplace have posted the campaign merchandise for varying prices, from free hats to a $280 triple-threat combo of hat, fanny pack and tote.
Sarah Marie in Oshawa, Ont. is selling a box of (rapidly deteriorating) Tim Biebs — but has an undeniably unique selling feature.
“PRICE DROP! Bieber Balls priced to sell! Served to me by Justin Bieber himself. The box was touched by the great Biebs and it has remained in a crumpled paper bag ever since. 4 balls remain,” she posted. Now just $24,995.
But c’mon, this has to be the cutest post of all (but in this case, squidgy baby’s hat is not for sale).