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jobs List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Thinking of starting a new business? Take a lesson from these failed companies! Presented is a list of notable failed businesses. What businesses have failed? These bankrupt business failures were notable in some way for either the size of the failed company or the unexpectedness of the insolvency. Which companies have failed? These are the notable corporate bombs of the last two decades.

These companies could not last forever. But these ones definitely lacked the staying power of someone of the most famous brands in the world today. Big companies deal with failure all the time. But when their epic fails get so large that they threaten to take down the whole business, there's not much hope for a bright future.

Which currently failing businesses do you think will go the way of the dodo? Which struggling companies will rally and avoid total meltdown? Only time will tell. For now, perhaps there's something to learn from these businesses that were definitely not too big to fail.

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Alpa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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British Satellite Broadcasting is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Drexel Burnham Lambert is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Drexel Burnham Lambert Financial Services

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Miles Gordon Technology is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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MiniScribe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Panther is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Pyramid Building Society is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Bank of Credit and Commerce In... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Eastern Air Lines is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Emerald Software is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Emerald Software Video game

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Executive Life Insurance Compa... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Lewis's is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Pan American World Airways is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Polly Peck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Polly Peck Textile industry, Electronics industry

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Aldershot F.C. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Aldershot F.C.

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Brabham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Child World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Child World Retail

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Sullivan Bluth Studios is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Factory Records is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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March Engineering is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Norton Motorcycle Company is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Olympia and York is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Orion Pictures is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Maxwell Communication Corporat... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Rosso Corporation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Sam Computers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Sam Computers

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Schwinn Bicycle Company is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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State Bank of South Australia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Vic Lee Motorsport is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Vic Lee Motorsport

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Wang Laboratories is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Wang Laboratories Computer hardware, Computer

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Windsor Safari Park is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Windsor Safari Park

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DAF NV is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Ferranti is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Kentucky Central Insurance Com... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Lionel Corporation is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Loriciels is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Loriciels Video game, Video game industry

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MZ Motorrad- und Zweiradwerk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
MZ Motorrad- und Zweiradwerk Motorcycles, Bicycles and Parts

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Cizeta Automobili is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Cizeta Automobili Automotive industry

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Athena is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Athena Video game, Interactive entertainment Video game industry

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Commodore International is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Commodore International Consumer electronics, Computer hardware Electronics industry

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Toaplan Co., Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Toaplan Co., Ltd. Video game, Video game industry

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Barings Bank is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Bugatti Automobili SpA is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Bugatti Automobili SpA

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Carolco Pictures is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Carolco Pictures Motion Picture and Video Production, Film

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Jamesway is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Jamesway Retail

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Rexon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Rexon

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Simtek Corporation is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Simtek Corporation Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing

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Tooton's is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies

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Ac Cars is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Ac Cars

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Chieftain Products is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Failed Businesses and Unsuccessful Companies
Chieftain Products Video game