2010 seems to have had far more product launches than I ever remember seeing before.
Certainly more than 2009, at least. And I am guessing that 2011 will bring even more.
The internet, online tools, open-source software and easily sourced business incubators, has meant that it can be very easy to get a new business idea launched. Often, this can all be done with very little start-up capital expenses.
Some of these businesses become very popular and profitable. Many more of these do not.
Let’s focus on these for now. They are much more fun to know about!
Please enjoy these:
Top 25 Biggest Product Flops of All Time,as determined by WalletPop.
10 Famous Product Failures (via Growthink)
The Biggest Product Flops of the Decade as voted by Crunchgear
Google’s biggest product flops and failures (yep. even the big guys fail)