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5 most-hated companies in America

Ever walk out (or pull your investment out) of a business vowing that you will never, ever return? Here's where customers, employees or stockholders are fed up.

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Jan 17, 2013 9:22PM
T-Mobile does not even begin to satisfy its clients. I'm a disabled Veteran Senior who was a T-Mobile customer for over Ten yrs. and when I purchased a Home I found out the area was not covered by T-Mobile cellular service. They insisted that I stay with them even when I had no cell phone reception. Now they want to charge me disconnect fees. If you cannot supply the service how in the hell do you expect to receive payment.
Jan 17, 2013 9:20PM
I love JCP I never shop at wall mart.
Jan 17, 2013 9:10PM
HP tops my list. I had a laptop that crashed at 11 months. After hours and hours on the phone waiting and even had me disassembling it they told me to send it in. They kept it a month and sent it back to me. It worked about 4 days and crashed again. They refused to fix it the second time without me paying them as much as it cost. I said you kept the thing a month expiring the warranty and didn't fix it right. I will never buy a HP product again.

Another one is Discover Card/Morgan Stanley. My ex worked there just shy of 25 years and retirement, they terminated her with some lame made up excuse. She ended up getting a years pay and found another job paying a lot more. 

I agree with the list and add Walmart and any company with Indian phone support.
Jan 17, 2013 9:05PM
I have never been a member of Facebook.  I never minded it until they became so invasive on other sites I enjoyed visiting such as Hulu.  Seriously, to be able to comment on a Hulu show, you either have to have Facebook now or sign in with an email address and agree to give Facebook access to your email account and address book!  How can that be seen as anything else than an invasion of privacy by a corporation only interested in exploiting you for their own profit!
Jan 17, 2013 9:00PM
The sad thing is, even though the CEOs bring ruin to their companies, they still get paid their million dollar bonuses while the average employee who loses twenty bucks gets their pay docked or even fired!  If that CEO gets the boot, it is likely to come along with several million dollars too!  The BP CEO who wanted his life back and went sailing with his son during the Gulf spill took over $30,000,000.00 with him when he left the company!
Jan 17, 2013 8:59PM
Bull, the most hated company in the US is the US Government.
Jan 17, 2013 8:54PM

DirecTV belongs in that group, too. They are TERRIBLE!

Jan 17, 2013 8:53PM
Where is Goldman-Sachs?   They deserve a spot here,  many people like myself haven't forgotten the near collapse of the nation in 2007, of which Goldman made a killing.
Jan 17, 2013 8:47PM

top of that list should be AIG--after the bail-out they have become a money hungry company--they have layed off thousands of faithful good employees and replaysed them with lower payed ones that have no idea how to do the jobs--they have really screwed the american people who bailed them out


Jan 17, 2013 8:42PM
Jan 17, 2013 8:41PM
Netflix is horrible. Overpriced for what you get, which is little. They somehow never seem to have new releases when they are released, when Redbox will have them same day. Their streaming selections are pitiful, and it takes F-O-R-E-V-E-R to receive DVDs in the mail. The only reason they are around is that no one else has stepped up to the plate and given them any stiff competition.
Jan 17, 2013 8:37PM
Jan 17, 2013 8:34PM
What about the UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT? Any other business is just small potatoes.  They are the biggest, most wasteful group out there!  They give the people one set of rules and themselves a different set.  It uses its power to force people to use its services, cripples its competition...BY LAW!!  If you challenge its authority, it will have you arrested! It forces you to pay its bills and then demands more!!  You can choose not to use a private sector company.  However, if you want freedom from the government's tyranny, you get free room and board in the federal peniteniary. NO PRIVATE COMPANY COULD EVER GET AWAY WITH WHAT THE US GOVERNMENT DOES!!  If it were a private company, the president and all of of congress would be in jail for their lies and incompetence. 


Jan 17, 2013 8:33PM
I thought for sure they would have all been investment firms like bane capital sending us jobs overseas. Got to love these rats, They over pay for its stock Borrow millions to do this and strip it. Selling most of the companies back bone... laying off long term employees to pay for the take over. They plunder and force the hand to manufacture the product in china or mexico. They love this because it shows a large profit. Lets not forget just before The US job is mailed to communist china the Investment bankers file for a chapter of bankruptcy and stick it to all the vendors and make millions not paying there bills. Keep in mind most companies have several vendors that supply the same parts or Items. Once these bankers get there fill and they have relocated the manufacturing in Red china they get do dip once again and this is good stuff... A lion share of money they don't claim  stays in china and goes right to a off shore account and they are sitting pretty once again. Long story short Americans trying to feed there family's are looking for work again and our bankers can buy 2nd and 3rd homes. These nasty excuses of human beings are allowed to do this and our politicians do a river dance if they snap there fingers.
Jan 17, 2013 8:33PM

You may hate WalMart and it my be a ploy, but thy are now hiring Vets. what is your compny doing


Jan 17, 2013 8:31PM

Whatever mistakes they have made, I love JC Penney and do much of my purchasing there. They have nice clothes at fair prices and good service.

As usual, when a good company "goes bad," it's usually due to upper-management running it into the ground. The C-Suite leaves a holy mess, including laid-off employees, but with fistfuls of dollars from their golden parachutes.

Jan 17, 2013 8:29PM
Lets not forget Time Warner and Ticketmaster.  Look at it this way, the greed that sit in high places make their millions off stock options.  There are no paychecks involved.  The more profitable they make the stock, the more their stock options are worth.  Meanwhile, the ones collecting a packcheck are made to feel greatful for the 1% raise if even that.  All companies try to find a way to nickle and dime us to death, but does any of it trickle down to our pockets? 
Jan 17, 2013 8:26PM

..I am surprised that the monster Monsanto is still hiding quietly in the bushes....

Jan 17, 2013 8:06PM
Ron Johnson will make millions driving the stock price into the ground. Once they get it to were they want some other Jack wagon making millions will do the opposite of what Good ole Ron did and walaaa making money again.... The good news is Rons stock and all the other dirty boogers will make millions on this play. this will be at the expense of all the long term employees they lay off to save money and the stock holders they suckered in. Got to love greed! 
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