American Public Media

Spectacular Failures

Corporate crookedness. Family feuding. Hilariously half-baked decisions. Host Lauren Ober tackles some of the most spectacular business failures of all time, and what could have been done to avoid them. Some of these stories are shocking. Some are funny. Some are just downright sad. But each one will give you a totally new perspective on big business… and big failure. From American Public Media and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Corporate crookedness. Family feuding. Hilariously half-baked decisions. Host Lauren Ober tackles some of the most spectacular business failures of all time, and what could have been done to avoid them. Some of these stories are shocking. Some are funny. Some are just downright sad. But each one will give you a totally new perspective on big business… and big failure. From American Public Media and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Episodes: 11

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Trump's big gamble on Atlantic City

Duration: 42 min

Toys R Us goes bust

Duration: 36 min

Lincoln Savings loses it all

Duration: 37 min

The inferno that transformed American labor

Duration: 36 min

Family fighting sends U-Haul on a detour

Duration: 34 min

Kodak misses its moment

Duration: 32 min

A funeral industry giant keels over

Duration: 27 min

Schlitz Beer goes bad, then worse

Duration: 29 min

MoviePass begins with plenty of drama

Duration: 29 min

A Christian theme park plunges into scandal

Duration: 31 min

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