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 5:11PM
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All is well that ends well. Oh crap it looks like this is not going to end.
Dec 24, 2012 5:04PM
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Maybe their support for certain cultural things that the majority does not agree with has finally had an impact on their sales. I haven't shopped there since they chose their lastest spokesperson.
Dec 24, 2012 4:50PM
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This business as  usual.  No surprises.

Dec 24, 2012 4:12PM
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what is truly amazing is that he would never have missed the money if he had been a human being.

He was a smuck for a mere $1,000.00/per month.  May he never find work again.

Dec 24, 2012 4:11PM
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Stringent unions? Are you just plain stupid? They agreed to a 30 percent cut and then pushed back when the bonus collecting managers came for another 30 percent. You tell me how you describe people resistant to taking a 60 percent cut in pay as stringent. Poor, biased writing. 
Dec 24, 2012 3:30PM
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Almost all business can operate without top CEOs but none can operate without the labor force that makes the money.

Dec 24, 2012 3:28PM
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How about that 560 million given to Solyndra? Why are 7 out of 10 cars built by GM built overseas? Why does North Dakota have a better economy than every blue state combined per capita?
Dec 24, 2012 3:05PM
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They forgot to list Comrade Obambam's reelection. The man belongs on the TV show Hustle. He pulled off the biggest con of all: fooling most Americans into thinking he's done a great job.  The unemployment rate is 7.9%. He shoved Obambamcare down our throats. Now we have to deal with the fallout from the Benghazi debacle. Yup he's one hell of a con man.

Dec 24, 2012 2:59PM
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JCP-your obvious sexual orientation agenda probably didn't help.  Especially if you are trying to market middle class families.
Dec 24, 2012 2:57PM
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I live in the Portland Oregon area and we have three Denny's that I frequent. The food is outstanding and the wait staff is wonderful. I have not had a bad meal yet. It is a shame that some locations spoil it for all. Oboma care is going to bankrupt this country and it is a shame that company's like Dennys will surely suffer.
Dec 24, 2012 2:54PM
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I think there are number of "you making comments" concerning information on the Web that actually believe the garbage printed and spoken. It's all about spin-city, kids! Learn to discern garbage from fact. In this day and age it's harder every day! The talking heads are giving YOU their version of what they want you to hear NOT the News. Great example...Morgan the other day ripping into the fellow who had a different view point. Not just disagreeing but calling that person (who's view was may have been right or wrong, not the point here) various names in order to make his (Morgan's) point sound better. Stupid programming and completely worthless dribble!
Dec 24, 2012 2:43PM
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After reading this abt Denny's just gave me one more reason not to go there. Show's they don't care abt their employees or their customers!!!


Dec 24, 2012 2:36PM
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One word about sums it up, "GREED."


Dec 24, 2012 2:29PM
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Okay, now let's have an article titled " 12 biggest government  screw ups." Let's start with Benghazi.

What's that you say? Oh.yeah, I forgot, it's not cool to criticize  the anointed one, even for criminal behavior.

Dec 24, 2012 2:27PM
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Grand slammers, all. Hey, c'mon. Any honky whose ever waited tables knows that the darkies tend to be awful tippers. Not very PC, but just ask around yourselves, you cabbage heads. Denny's waitstaff are hip. Same with IHOP, and a host of others. Aa.
Dec 24, 2012 2:23PM
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OK, so Hallmark's worst business decision was a greeting card from 15 years ago that they didn't even make?? Who writes this fluff?
Dec 24, 2012 2:23PM
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Denny's are you kidding me?  Their food (if you can call it that) is the worst! The few times that I have tried to eat there I got sick to my stomach soooo bad that I seriously thought I had food poisoning. And i'm not the only one. Have ya ever seen the movie "Bridesmaids"? , yeah that sick.
Dec 24, 2012 2:12PM
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I'll never go to best buy again. just because of that $6.6 million severance package after leaving the company, **** him and **** Best Buy, which their over priced ****, and crappy Geek team that can even turn on a computer.

Dec 24, 2012 2:09PM
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Don't blame the union. Don't blame Obama care, Don't blame a lying democrat female bleeding heart. How did I know MSN would look at everything through progressive eyes. .

Dec 24, 2012 2:02PM
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"Wall Street supporting Scott Brown" "Why the big donations? Because they wanted to see the defeat of Brown's opponent, Elizabeth Warren."

Just goes to show big business is trying to buy a politician to get their ways. Then the politician is obligated to preform for them (big business) instead of working for "WE THE PEOPLE" as some oath states.
If this doesn't change, where big business buys politicians, we will regress rather than progress. No money from any outside group! Period!
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