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John Leonard vs. PepsiCo, Inc Discussion Board Forum 1 John Leonard vs. PepsiCo, Inc Christopher Doughtie II Liberty University
John Leonard vs. PepsiCo, Inc In the case of John D.R. Leonard against PepsiCo, Inc. it talks about whether a commercial can be considered as an offer or a contract. PepsiCo had launched several promotional campaigns in which you could earn points by purchasing PepsiCo products which could then be used to redeem them from a catalog ( Morales, A. C. (2000)). John Leonard saw a PepsiCo commercial which stated that if you had seven million points that a Harrier Fighter Jet could be purchased. Mr. Leonard attempted to send in a check for $700,008.50 to PepsiCo so he could purchase the Harrier Fighter Jet. PepsiCo got wind of the check and rejected Mr. Leonard’s attempt to redeem the jet by stating that this fighter jet was not included in their catalog and only items in the catalog could be redeemed (Leonard v. PepsiCo, Inc.). PepsiCo came out and said that it the fighter jet was intended to be entertaining and humorous. A formal demand was made

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