Corporate flip-flops

October 28, 2011

HP’s new CEO Meg Whitman said the company would be keeping its personal-computer business, just two months after the company said it was considering ditching it. The news shocked people from Wall Street to Main Street, who consider computer hardware the heart of HP. Call it corporate schizophrenia—but hardly the first time corporate titans have changed their minds. Click to see some of the biggest flip-flops, from New Coke to Netflix…

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