Grand-prize winners

From layoffs gone bad to customers gone mad, these companies outshone the competition.

RadioShack
From: RadioShack
To: RadioShack employees
Subject: Your former job


In August, RadioShack fires 400 staffers via e-mail. Affected employees receive a message that reads, "The work force reduction notification is currently in progress. Unfortunately your position is one that has been eliminated."

Wal-Mart

Comcast

Starbucks

RadioShack

Home Depot

Hargreaves

AOL

Amazon.com

Bank of America

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