Companies with the worst reputations

A survey aimed at assessing how people perceive 60 large US corporations finds dissatisfaction with the financial-services sector.

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Mar 19, 2013 4:06PM
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What about the US Congress and Senate?  They cheat and lie, make a lot of money, give bad service, look out only for themselves and don't give a damn about their constituents. 
Mar 15, 2013 7:31PM
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Looks like big banks and investment companies have the worst reputations.
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 Wheres TimeWarner? AT&T? and the rest of these idiot bag companys that think their to big to treat people good????
Mar 19, 2013 1:44PM
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It's a shame they wouldn't let you vote for the US government. Talk about waste. 
Mar 18, 2013 9:02PM
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What does Comcrap's customer satisfaction numbers actually have to do with it's bottom line, when as a utility it has a largely monopoly like status for cable service in a given community.  Living as I do where both FiOS and Comcast are available, I chose to go with FiOS; but an awful lot of the country does not have such alternatives, leaving competition kind of non existent...

 

Sure, there's satelite TV services like DirecTV and Dish Network, but availability is also restricted due to a multitude of factors that can face residents, from having a clear line to the satelite (trees, other buildings, and other obstructions can prevent signal from getting through), along with having a location that faces in the right direction (the dish can't be on the north side of a given apartment building for instance, if the satelites are due south of one's location in orbit, the dish wouldn't be facing the right way.

 

An electric company, for much the same reason might not have the best customer service rating, but much in the same way, chosing another electric company would entail chosing to move to another locale.  Utilities are kind of unique, given their legal monopolies, and the opening of the TV air waves to the phone companies (another legal monopoly) such as Verizon with their FiOS service, doesn't provide competition in all locals, to all people.  Cable service is still kind of a monopoly in a lot of markets...

Mar 19, 2013 10:00AM
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Wells Fargo, terrible.

 

Allegiant Airlines, terrible.

 

Dish Network (you have to wait on the phone a half hour to get ahold of someone to cancel your service.....can't do it online......can't do it during the weekend or night...........just during business hours.............you have to mail THEIR equipment back to them at your own expense............they charge you for a month in advance and won't refund your money when you cancel your service) The worst!!!! I'm going to love it when all the cable/satellite companies go under because everything will be on the internet.........muahahahahah............

Mar 19, 2013 1:18PM
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And there you have it..... America's Most Elite pieces of scumbag garbage. 
Mar 18, 2013 9:05PM
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Polls are nice but I think it goes much deeper than "dislike" for banks. We are somewhere north of $1 quadrillion outstanding globe-wide and our own banks are always at the forefront of corruption and sharking. Close the banks, end the Federal Reserve and get RID of Wall Street. Read it now but it will be our mantra soon enough.
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The government bails out Sachs, then they turn around and sue them.  Don't you just want to go out and shoot a lawyer.

Mar 19, 2013 12:23PM
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Comcast is really good at "giving something away" to appease the public for it's transgressions and then truning around 6 months later and raise everybody's rates 15 or 20%.  In this area, Comcast has a manopoly on cable service, for the past 5 years or so, and I think they have raised rates at least a dozen times in that period, usually after they make a consession for customer complaints and then start charging for it a few months later. 
Mar 19, 2013 10:01AM
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Uhh, what about Monsanto?  Some list...
Mar 19, 2013 7:09PM
Mar 25, 2013 12:58PM
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Comcast is by the worst company to deal with when it comes to a problem.  My own experience was a 3 month long ordeal of calling each month and waiting anywhere from 40 - 60 minutes just to talk with someone and then being told that I had to be switch to another person or supervisor because the first person was both unwilling and incapable of solving the problem.  They are the worst kind of monopoly. 
Mar 19, 2013 1:33AM
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anyone who continues to operate without change for the better will fail miserably. Worst offendor: Carnival. Only an idiot would drink and eat feces, get sick, take a $100 coupon and a promise of 1/2 off the next cruise then repeat the nightmare. Carnival needs to go. It's a joke. Ever wonder why you NEVER hear about this happening on Disney Cruise Line? It's because it never happens on Disney Cruise Line !!! Why pay more money to Carnival to get sickened? Americans are dumb. Anybody bragging about being platinum cruiser on Carnival is an idiot.
Mar 18, 2013 9:17PM
Mar 25, 2013 12:37PM
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funny how all of these companies (minus AA) are making money faster than they can count it.
Mar 19, 2013 1:28PM
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We used to have comcast until a few years ago but they missed some 'classes' when they went to digital-high def. The TV picture would 'freeze' or I called it 'pixelization'. Comcast called it 'tiling'. Anyway, you'd be watching your favorite shark program( or other dramatic programming) and as the shark was closing in on the prey, the 'tiling would start up. I called, & called, & called, & called, & called,..... you get the idea... to no avail.

 

I now have Direct TV. Best picture ever. Yea- it may go down a little during a storm but it doesn't stay off very long at all. And when the picture does come back, we don't have to wait for hours to have the scheduler 'reprogrammed'. It's already done.

Mar 25, 2013 12:52PM
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No Shock here as all these corps care about is their profits and that is a poor way to run a business!
Mar 19, 2013 11:19AM
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You missed the #1 company with the very worst reputation!  SPIRIT AIRLINES
Mar 25, 2013 3:13PM
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What about GE the huge company that continues to pay not taxes.
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