6 execs who bad-mouthed their own customers

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson is not the only high-profile exec to insult his customers in public. Here are five other execs who could have benefited from some self control.

CEOs say the darndest things

foot in mouth

Any teenager with a summer job in retail knows the principle tenant of sales: The customer is always right. That sentiment, as basic as it may seem, doesn't always find its way up the chain of command. And when it finally penetrates the C-suite, it's often too late. Here are some business execs and business founders who not only said their customers were wrong but insulted their client base in the worst way.

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated November 13 2013 09:49 AM ET
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