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Adjective: shop-soiled
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: shopworn)
  1. Worn or faded from being on display in a store
    "shop-soiled merchandise at half price";
    - shopworn [N. Amer]
     
  2. Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    "his remarks were trite and shop-soiled";
    - banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn [N. Amer], stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn

See also: cornball [N. Amer], unoriginal, worn