Lindsay's Ludicrous LawsuitLet it go, Lindsay. For your own sake, just let it go.
Dollar General's Color WarColor us dubious, Dollar General ( DG). The discount retailer filed a federal lawsuit against competitor Fred's ( FRED) Tuesday, claiming its smaller rival is "unlawfully and deceptively" using its trademark yellow and black color in a new advertising campaign. The lawsuit contends that Fred's is moving away from its traditional blue-green color combination in order to capture Dollar General's brand awareness.
Burger King's WhopperSorry your highness, but we aren't buying your snow job. The brass at Burger King ( BKC) bogusly blamed blizzards in the northeast for taking a big bite out of its
GM's Jet Set CEOSpeaking on behalf of all the taxpayers with a stake in General Motors, aka Government Motors, we here at Five Dumbest Labs thank the kind shareholders at AT&T ( T) for their contribution to our company's profitability and, more importantly, our CEO's comfort. The Detroit News reported this week that GM Chairman and CEO Edward Whitacre Jr. still flies private, despite the fact that the automaker no longer owns a fleet of corporate jets. Thanks to a perk from his former employer AT&T, Whitacre flies free on the telecom giant's corporate fleet for up to 10 hours a month -- for the rest of his life. GM unloaded its seven private planes as a condition for receiving over $50 billion in federal aid.