The catalogue also stated that in the event of insufficient points to obtain a

The catalogue also stated that in the event of

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The catalogue also stated that in the event of insufficient points to obtain a desired item,additional Pepsi points could be bought for 10 cents eachJohn Leonard, a 21 year old business student, calculated that he would have to drink 16.8million cans of Pepsi in order to earn the Harrier He rounded up five investors and delivered 15 Pepsi points and a cheque for $700,008.50 (theremaining 6,999,985 Pepsi points and a sum for shipping and handling) Pepsico rejected John’s order, explaining that the Harrier Jet was not part of the Pepsi Stuffcollection and was not included in the catalogue or on the order form. The Jet was fancifuland simply included to create a humorous and entertaining ad. Pepsico apologised for anymisunderstanding or confusion caused a)Was the commercial merely an advertisement or a unilateral offer?b)Would an objective, reasonable person have considered the commercial an offer of aHarrier Jet as part of a promotion?
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