Marketing McDonald’s tops list of the most-hated companies in the U.S. The website 24/7 Wall St. points to ongoing criticism of the fast-food chain’s labor practices to explain why the company has rocketed up the list. By Matt WilsonJan. 15, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content This year’s list does include some holdovers from last year, namely Sears, Dish Network, BlackBerry, and JC Penney. Still, it seems that major crises, such as Lululemon’s, have had an impact. Here’s the full list: To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.