United airlines had to issue an apology after physically dragging a man off one of their flights.

Do Apologies From Major Corporations Really Mean Anything?

Companies often make mistakes and occasionally they apologize, but do those apologies have an effect on the consumer?


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Starbucks Is Making 'Significant Changes' Including Corporate Layoffs

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Tax Credit Gives Employers New Incentive To Offer Workers Paid Leave

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The China-US Trade War Might Go Beyond Tariffs Soon

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SiriusXM To Acquire Pandora

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Disneyland Resort Employees Approve Contract To Raise Minimum Wage

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"The House With A Clock In Its Walls" Easily Snags Top Box Office Spot

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Comcast Outbids Fox In Battle For European Broadcaster Sky

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A New Bill Could Force Airlines To Give You More Legroom

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Trade War With China Could Cost Auto Industry Billions

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PayPal Just Dealt A Major Blow To One Of InfoWars' Revenue Streams

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UK, EU At 'Impasse' In Brexit Negotiations

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North Carolina Farmers Brace For Florence Recovery

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Life Insurance Company Offers Lower Rates In Exchange For Health Data

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Undercover Reporters Find Ticketmaster Colluding With Scalpers

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Delta Raises Checked Bag Fee, Matching Competitors

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Credit Card Companies Agree To Class-Action Settlement Over Swipe Fees

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Tesla Faces Justice Department Investigation Over Musk's Tweets

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EU Opens Investigation Into Possible Auto Emissions Collusion

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Apple Watch And AirPods Dodge New Tariffs

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Trump Announces New Tariffs On $200 Billion In Chinese Goods

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Machines Will Handle More Workplace Tasks Than People By 2025

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Amazon Investigating Employee Bribery Claims

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"The Predator" Kicks Off Fall Movie Season With Lackluster Debut

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President Trump Pushing For More Punitive Tariffs On Chinese Imports

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Volkswagen To Discontinue The Beetle In 2019

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GM Recalls More Than 1M Vehicles Over Power Steering Defect

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Volkswagen Will Make 3D-Printed Auto Parts

0:58U.S. President Donald Trump
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US Invites China To Discuss Trade Dispute

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Henry Cavill Is Reportedly Done Playing DC's Superman

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Middle Class Americans Are Making More Money