Crisis Corner

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Timeline of a Crisis: Bed Bath & Beyond fumbles inflated stock price and leadership shuffle

After a top-five shareholder reshuffled Bed Bath & Beyond’s leadership deck before cashing out, the home goods retailer’s stock prices soared before crashing, with a class action lawsuit and a death as collateral damage.

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Timeline of a Crisis: Delta Air Lines navigates perfect storm of summer travel woes

Operational obstacles amid a boom in flight bookings threw Delta’s service up in the air.

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Timeline of a crisis: Elon Musk and Starlink step up to the plate for Ukraine

The SpaceX CEO made an altruistic decision to quickly provide Ukraine with internet after a tweet from a high-ranking official.

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Timeline of a Crisis: The CDC muddles the messaging

The health organization caused confusion and irritation with inconsistent policy change and muddled messaging with the onset of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

Timeline of a Crisis: Meta tries to save face during a defining PR crisis

Denying wrongdoing and responsibility, Meta’s rebranding fails to address serious problems, corrosive to democracy and a civilized society.

Timeline of a Crisis: OnlyFans backpedals on porn ban but fails to move forward

Although OnlyFans is thriving financially, it failed to transform its business, reputation or investor relations, where it seemingly had made some progress.

Timeline of a Crisis: ExxonMobil CEO’s attempt to clean up lobbyists’ spill

Video leaked of lobbyists saying the company was undermining Biden's climate push.

Timeline of a crisis: Burger King gets burned

The fast food giant was under fire after campaign suggests ‘women belong in the kitchen.’

Timeline of a crisis: Cyberpunk 2077

The video game took 7 years to hit the shelves, but it still left fans dissatisfied.

Timeline of a crisis: Wells Fargo CEO’s victim-blaming gets torn apart online

Wells Fargo’s Charles Scharf was criticized heavily after victim-blaming Black people in regards to talent recruitment.