Round 7: DeBeers vs 1-800 Flowers

This is round 7 in our Worst Company in America 2008 contest, DeBeers vs 1-800 Flowers.

DeBeers: Controls over 70% of the world’s diamond mining and has been accused of artificially constricting to diamond supply to inflate prices. Their advertising also teaches us that you’re not a man unless you get your wife or lover the biggest rock you can.

1-800 Flowers: Readers have complained about receiving dead or the completely wrong flowers.

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STILL OPEN FOR VOTING: Starbucks vs United Airlines, Exxon vs Crocs, Google Vs Sony, Ticketmaster vs Wachovia, Facebook vs The American Arbitration Association, Comcast vs Menu Foods