McDonald's Tops List as Most Hated Company in America
It's no easy feat to become the most hated company in America, but one familiar fast food chain has managed to outdo all of its notorious peers.
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In a Forbes-like analysis based on factors including customer service, employee satisfaction and stockholder returns, the website 24/7 Wall Street has determined that McDonald's is the most hated company in America. And this year, Mickey D's edged out a software developer, a department store holding company and a few clothing retailers to win the title, putting them at #1 on 24/7 Wall Street's list.
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Wanna read about some of the other "most hated" companies in America? Check out the top five below, then see the rest at 24/7 Wall Street.
24/7 Wall Street cites the fast food giant's unsatisfied employees as the main reason for placing them at the top of their list. Poor revenue growth was also a factor.
#2. Abercrombie & Fitch
The CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch alienated a lot of customers when his unflattering comments from 2006 recently made the internet rounds. The company's under-performing stock didn't help to detract from their "hated" status, either.
#3. Electronic Arts
According to 24/7 Wall Street, EA delivered dissapponting video game titles and failed to accurately report their overseas popularity to their stockholders.
#4. Sears Holdings
Sears was recently ranked as one of the worst companies to work for (by 24/7 Wall Street), and they reported a loss of more than half a billion dollars in the third quarter of 2013.
#5. Dish Network
Poor customer service and a terrible track record with its employees (DISH Network was just ranked as THE worst company to work for by 24/7 Wall Street) earned the satellite service provider a spot on the list.