10 worst business moves of 2012

Here are some of the biggest, most embarrassing missteps made by corporations in the past 12 months.

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Dec 24, 2012 5:13AM
Went to JC Penny to see if their prices were better than the sale price at Macy's or Kohl's...everything was more expensive on the same exact item. Americans want to know they're getting a deal, so unless you're actually beating price on every item at a competitor's sale price...you're doomed.
Dec 20, 2012 12:07PM
Seriously! Didn't any of you take an economics' class? This is not about the poor hating the rich. This is about corporations being too top heavy.  There is no way a company or corporation can be profitable when you pay management and executives 2/3's of all pay. Get real, the employee's  and management make a company. If management gets greedy and cuts down on valued employee's then the business will suffer. What we have here is very bad management making very stupid decisions so they can get their bonuses and kill the companies they run.
Dec 20, 2012 11:11AM

All of you people on here that are mad at Corporations and Million and Billionaires because they wont share with you need to wake up. I'm not saying these companies and the rich that own and run them are the cleanest most upstanding people in the world but they create jobs and put people to work. Capitalism made this country what it is or was. The the bleeding hearts start with the " Its not Fair " crap that they have implemented in our schools now.


Simple math. Get rid of these mean awful corporations and the rich and then tell me where your " Everybody Owes Me Something " programs get there funding. I'm sure Obama would give up his salary and stock hold earnings to help his peoples.




Dec 20, 2012 10:41AM
It's hard to figure out why you are surfing Facebook today instead of researching your options to shift your 401K and retirement fund out of stocks and into something less volatile. Everyone with a brain will be doing it today... the shifts occur just at the Final Bell and tomorrow's markets will open massively lower. Whatever you have could be cut in half. Stop texting, put the Kool Aid down and be attentive to Reality for just ONE DAY.
Dec 19, 2012 10:55PM
...ditto....to Brutus625.....now the folks on the east coast, new england and the wall street Blumbergs, etc. can pay for their own well fare.
Dec 19, 2012 10:06PM
The re-election of Obama was clearly the worst business move of 2012.
Dec 19, 2012 9:53PM
Like this is something new!  What about pay freezes and hourly cuts since the economic break down, or for that matter, for any reason(greed).I'm sure plenty of  CEO's and upper management didn't give up their pay, perks and bonuses! In fact, I would go as far to say, that the wage freezes and hourly cuts were to keep their fat income. Why pick on this guy? Be fair and bring out all the greed going on! You won't have to search to hard or to far. It's the trend, a way of company life now. It's the" ME GENERATION" all grown up now, and isn't that attitude doing wonders for our country and the majority of people in it!
Dec 19, 2012 9:27PM

And now the almighty Twinkee is is the hands of Wal-Mart.




Dec 19, 2012 9:26PM

I didn't bother to look at your slides. Business in America is Terrorism today. To say that one made a worst move than another has only the stock market as a judge and jury. The sum total advances for the markets was pedicated purely on fiat money printing, not any enterprise. You can't name any business that hired workers at family sustaining wages, established factories, cooperated with unions, made it here instead of importing and didn't pay more for personnel than it did for retained pariah assigned to manipulate legalese, skip out of tax liability and play with trades instead of building a better mouse trap.


American Corporations are cancer to America today. Fewer people work in them. Look for one decision in 2013 from Americans tired of hired-in lowlifes--- we'd rather start over than roll over. You know what you can do with your trademark protected job exported product imported brand platform.

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