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EA Named Worst Company in America
2012-04-09 04:46:01

Video game developer Electronic Arts (EA) has been named the Worst Company in America (WCIA) by The Consumerist, beating out the Bank of America to lay claim to the dubious honor.

2011-04-18 11:36:00

BP Defeats 32 Companies for the Prestigious Golden Poo Award; Bank of America Earns First-Ever Silver Poo for Its Strong Showing NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After successfully surviving six weeks of eliminations, BP has emerged victorious in Consumerist.com's sixth annual "Worst Company in America" tournament joining the likes of Comcast, AIG, and others.

2011-04-14 11:30:00

Former Grand Champion Bank of America Takes on Dark Horse BP NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since March 14 over 213,000 votes have been cast in Consumerist.com's 2011 "Worst Company in America" tournament.

2011-04-12 13:20:00

Bank of America, Comcast, and Ticketmaster Make the Third Consecutive Appearance in Final Four Match-Ups NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Out of 32 companies with consumer un-friendly practices, only four remain in the hunt to be crowned 2011 Grand Champion in Consumerist.com's "Worst Company in America" tournament.

2011-04-06 11:42:00

Consumers Fight Back Against Poor Policies, High Prices and Hidden Fees NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Irritated consumers have moved bank giants, retailers, and other companies that continue to miss the mark on customer satisfaction into the Elite 8 of Consumerist.com's sixth annual "Worst Company in America" tournament.

2011-03-25 12:07:00

Despite Comcast's Effort to Swing the Vote with Employee Participation, Disgruntled Consumers Emerge Victorious and Advance the Company NEW YORK, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - All 32 companies in Consumerist.com's sixth annual "Worst Company in America" tournament irritated consumers in some way this year, and it's no shock that top-seeded BP and Bank of America are advancing, but the most popular match-up of the first round featured none other than 2010 Grand Champion, Comcast.

2010-09-29 10:52:00

McDonald's, General Insurance, Liberator Medical, Extenze and JG Wentworth Among Winners in the Worst Ad in America Awards NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100,000 consumer votes were tallied up in Consumerist.com's first annual Worst Ad in America Awards.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.