Controversies The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Controversies en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:48:00 GMT Taco Bell's New Sister Restaurant Apologizes for 'Communist' Logo Vietnamese sandwich concept Banh Shop promises to change its logo after Vietnamese-Americans called out Taco Bell's parent company for the red star design. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:48:00 GMT Kate Taylor Long-Buried Atari Cartridges Are Being Offered Up for Public Auction After being exhumed from a New Mexico landfill earlier this year, copies of the world's worst video game will now be up for auction. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:28:00 GMT Geoff Weiss SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Terminate Partnership Amid 'Blackfish' Fallout While the companies chalked it up to 'shifting priorities,' the announcement comes on the heels of widespread urgings by animal activists. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:03:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Facebook Says Cheerleader's Chilling Hunting Photos Violate Its Community Standards Facebook has scrapped graphic images showcasing Kendall Jones' hunting conquests -- but not in response to public outcry, the company claims. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:57:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Open Carry Controversy: Businesses' New Rock and a Hard Place Before your company takes a side on a controversial issue, consider these three things. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT Peter Gasca One Way to Turn Customers Into Raving Fans: Be Controversial It's more powerful to be polarizing than it is to be neutral. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT Jason Fell Oh, Snap -- Evan Spiegel 'Mortified' by Vulgar Frat Emails "If I hear one more freshman tell me how much they love Kappa Sigma," wrote Snapchat's 23-year-old founder (in one of his milder moments), "I'll probably get so excited I'll punch them in the face." Thu, 29 May 2014 16:34:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Diet Coke Campaign Fizzles After Consumers Mock 'You're On Coke' Snafu Diet Coke's new ad was looking to target a young, professional demographic, but after bloggers teased the beverage giant about a possible drug reference, the campaign, well, went flat. Wed, 07 May 2014 16:24:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 'Fit Mom' on Strategizing After Online Backlash One fitness entrepreneur explains how she’s using controversy – and a calm, steady hand -- to build a fitness movement. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:15:00 GMT Tanya Benedicto Klich Lululemon Messes Up... Again 'You always hear the phrase that any PR is good PR. What we learned is that's not always the case,' the athletic clothing company's CFO admitted. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:05:00 GMT Laura Entis How A&E Ducked the Duck Dynasty Controversy A&E suspended Phil Robertson from its most popular show over comments he made about homosexuality. In doing so, it missed an opportunity to let its customers decide. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:15:00 GMT Ray Hennessey The Man Behind the 'Bible of Bro Culture' Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy? Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:00:00 GMT Jason Ankeny Could Rolling Stone's Boston Bomber Cover Be a Smart Marketing Move? For better or worse, controversy can draw attention to your brand. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:36:00 GMT Jason Fell Fracking Boom Divides Small Businesses While some small companies benefit from the growth of fracking, a controversial oil- and gas-extraction process, critics fear it could do more harm than good. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 07:00:00 GMT Suzanne Sataline Inside the Mind of Go Daddy's Controversial Founder Bob Parsons on his unapologetic approach to business and life. Tue, 05 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT Teri Evans