Worst Company In America Round One: PayPal Vs. Capital One

Worst Company In America Round One: PayPal Vs. Capital One

At the end of this bout, one of these competitors will have paid the price in blood. And lord help them if they try to dispute that payment with either company’s customer service departments. [More]

Worst Company In America Round One: DirecTV Vs. Dish Network

Worst Company In America Round One: DirecTV Vs. Dish Network

Day 3 of competition in the arena suspended high above above the Worst Company In America Sarlacc Pit brings us a pair of pugilists that already spend most of the year trying to dish out some hurt on each other. [More]

Now You Can Play Worst Company In America Comment Bingo!

Now You Can Play Worst Company In America Comment Bingo!

Regular readers of Consumerist comments have pointed out that you could set up a Bingo game based on oft-repeated sentiments, phrases, and gripes. Now, longtime commenter and all-around awesome human being catastrophegirl has created a set of Bingo cards just to play along with the Worst Company In America 2012 tournament! [More]

Worst Company In America Round One: Sallie Mae Vs. Ticketmaster

Worst Company In America Round One: Sallie Mae Vs. Ticketmaster

For today’s afternoon bout, two companies that probably avoid walking down dark alleys for fear of being beaten up by angry consumers get a chance to kick each other in the teeth. [More]

Worst Company In America Round One: EA Vs. Sony

Worst Company In America Round One: EA Vs. Sony

If this particular WCIA bout were a video game, we’d charge you $59.99 to play the most basic version, another $20 or so to play the full version, and then we’d still nickel and dime you for extras… But not before your account data is compromised by hackers. [More]

Worst Company In America Round One: Wells Fargo Vs. Citi

Worst Company In America Round One: Wells Fargo Vs. Citi

Welcome to Day 2 of corporate carnage in the Worst Company In America Octagonal Steel Cage! Starting things off for today is another pair of bloodthirsty bankers out to prove they are just as astoundingly inept as any other business in the bracket. [More]

Worst Company In America Round One: Charter Vs. CenturyLink (Qwest)

Worst Company In America Round One: Charter Vs. CenturyLink (Qwest)

Here’s a pair of middleweight marauders that some of you may not be familiar with, but who still managed to engender enough ill will from Consumerist readers to earn a chance to prove their awfulness in the business world bloodbath called the Worst Company In America 2012 Tournament. [More]

Worst Company In America Round One: Bank Of America Vs. Chase

Worst Company In America Round One: Bank Of America Vs. Chase

It hasn’t been a banner year for either of these banking bruisers. But has12 months of settlements over fraudulent mortgages, along with all that planning/canceling/reinstating of fees, left these fighters exhausted, or has it hardened them into true WCIA warriors? [More]

Worst Company In America Round One: Target Vs. Best Buy

Worst Company In America Round One: Target Vs. Best Buy

Go make some popcorn and gather the family by the glow of your data-receiving device of choice — It’s Worst Company In America time! And it looks like the first blood to be spilled in the WCIA 2012 Octagon of Shame will come from the veins of one of these two retail titans from Minnesota. [More]

Here It Is, Your Lineup For Worst Company In America 2012!

Here It Is, Your Lineup For Worst Company In America 2012!

Welcome to Consumerist’s 7th Annual Worst Company In America tournament, where the businesses you nominated face off for a title that none of them will publicly admit to wanting — but which all of them try their hardest to earn. So it’s time to fill in the brackets and start another office pool. That is, unless you work at one of the 32 companies competing in the tournament. [More]

One Day Left To Nominate The Worst Companies In America!

One Day Left To Nominate The Worst Companies In America!

It’s almost time to tally up the mountain of reader nominations for this year’s Worst Company In America tournament. There are only 24 hours left to gather support for those businesses you deem most deserving of the Golden Poo! [More]

Keep Those Worst Company In America Nominations Coming!

It’s only been a few days since we first asked you to send us your nominations for this year’s Worst Company In America tournament and already we’ve been inundated with responses. But there is still plenty of time left to rally your friends, family, neighbors and random strangers to include your least favorite company in the 2012 WCIA bracket. [More]

When You Play For The Golden Poo, You Win Or You Die…

This Valentine’s Day, send your least-favorite business a vase of wilted weeds in the form of a Worst Company In America nomination. [More]