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Funny story: The Initials 'CEO' Now Have A Whole New Meaning

The Initials 'CEO' Now Have A Whole New Meaning

At one time in our no-so-distant past the term 'CEO', meaning 'Chief Executive Officer', was invented to replace the perfectly good word 'President' as the title for the person heading up a company or corporation. For some reason, some bureaucratic gerbils somewhere decided that acronyms were better than names for describing institutions, treaties, corporations and other entities of importance...

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Funny story: Larry Ellison / Oracle Taking over the Software World

Larry Ellison / Oracle Taking over the Software World

While Oracle is in the final stages of consuming another competitor, critics of the move are concerned about the lack of federal involvement in what can be argued as monopolistic practice. "It's a technology survival battleground out there", says...

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Funny story: Accenture Ltd. Said They Are Not Doing Business with Macho Men

Accenture Ltd. Said They Are Not Doing Business with Macho Men

Global consulting firm Accenture Ltd. has ended its relationship with Tiger Woods, marking the first major sponsor to cut ties altogether with the golfer since his alleged infidelities surfaced and he announced an indefinite leave from the sport to w...

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Funny story: New Wrist Mouse Anything But Cheesy

New Wrist Mouse Anything But Cheesy

Silicon Valley - Developers at Santa Clara based startup BBM Industries today unveiled their premier entry in computer mouse technology, the Wrist Mouse. The device, which uses the open wireless protocol Bluetooth, is designed to be worn by the u...

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Funny story: Secret Behind Lady GaGa's Poker Face Revealed!

Secret Behind Lady GaGa's Poker Face Revealed!

HOLLYWOOD, CA - Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta played strip poker with RoboByte Records executives in a mansion, where she removed her pleather and sequins, but not her smut and sass, said a source. RoboByte producer BigRedOne showed his appr...

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Funny story: Barclays £3bn profit built on strategy of actually getting loans paid back

Barclays £3bn profit built on strategy of actually getting loans paid back

Barclays stunned the city and defied economic gloom today with increased profits of up to £3bn. Industry insiders are pinning the success on a revolutionary "payback" strategy. The strategy is based on pioneering business theory that bank profitab...

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Funny story: Silk Purse Manufacturer Goes Under

Silk Purse Manufacturer Goes Under

Designer silk purse maker Louis Hamvuitton has called in the receivers after failing to secure supplies of suitable raw materials. Trading standards officers have confirmed that they can no longer make their products from sows' ears due to constrain...

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Funny story: Oracle to buy Sun, Will Then Sell Bits to HP

Oracle to buy Sun, Will Then Sell Bits to HP

Following the revelation that IBM was considering buying the Sun, the negotiations have broken down and IBM has withdrawn from the purchase. However, enterprise software giant Oracle has jumped in on the act and has said it will now buy the Sun inst...

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Funny story: Supermarket to Open Mom and Pop Hardware Store

Supermarket to Open Mom and Pop Hardware Store

Chicago, Il. - Supermarket giant Wally-mart today announced that it would take over a vacant storefront and open a neighborhood hardware store. The storefront, a former dod & wow video store, had been vacant for ten years after a Wally-mart opene...

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Funny story: Suits

Suits

It's said a suit makes the man, but I have to argue that the man makes the suit. Suits are considered the professional attire of businessmen, but I beg to differ that they're the uniform of conformists. Sure they may look good when suited to a specific region and time, but in all actuality they are just overpriced if not dangerous clothing. It doesn't seem that long ago that the cut of the jib...

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Funny story: Clockwork powered smart car announced

Clockwork powered smart car announced

At a time when the majority of car manufacturers are trying to work out how to shift the daily-growing stockpile of unsold cars as recession bites deeper leaving them to resort to crazy tactics in order to get rid of them such as cereal box token-col...

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Funny story: December Mortgage Figures Show 'Recovery'

December Mortgage Figures Show 'Recovery'

The financial sector has hailed the first green shoots of recovery, following the surprise announcement that mortgage approvals had unexpectedly risen for December 2008. The rise, announced by the Bank of England today, shows that mortgage lending...

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Funny story: Six Seized in $600m Stock Scam

Six Seized in $600m Stock Scam

Spanish Police have arrested six men as part of an investigation into a $600m (£450m) fraud perpetrated against the London Stock Exchange. The international investigation, involving all European police forces and Interpol, has been ongoing since t...

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Funny story: Auto Show Shocker

Auto Show Shocker

Old-time radio hobbyists are abuzz over the latest prototype vehicle from Chrysler which was unveiled today at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Marking the 110th anniversary of the event, the Motor City's third biggest car maker showed off its revolutiona...

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Funny story: 1st. Quarter of 2009 extended by 2 weeks

1st. Quarter of 2009 extended by 2 weeks

Following the sucessful extension of 2009 by 1 second to bring clocks into line with the earth's rotation, G.20 the world's top 20 economic powers have decided to extend the 1st quarter of 2009 to April 14th. Economists realised that the 1 second...

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Funny story: Necktie bandits wanted for wave of assaults

Necktie bandits wanted for wave of assaults

Police reports regarding so-called "necktie bandits" have been flooding emergency phone centers as the rise of assaults on businessmen have been increasing around cities' financial districts. Assailants are grabbing the neckties of passersby and f...

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Funny story: Madame Bitters Office Warfare Tactics

Madame Bitters Office Warfare Tactics

Dearest Madame Bitters, I've had my job for a little over 3 years and I haven't been promoted yet. I work hard on my projects and I do a good job, but nothing's come of it. In fact, I've trained two people below me and they've already been moved up. I'm getting very discouraged and I'm thinking about quitting. What do you think I should do? Depressed in Duluth, MN Depressed: I've got t...

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