There is absolutely nothing wrong with a little bit of friendly competition. As a matter of fact, from a young age, it’s these rivalries that help to shape the type of people we all grow into. There’s no reason that theory shouldn’t hold true when it comes to companies as well. However, in the quest for market domination, the company that usually comes out on top is the one that is willing to do anything to get ahead.
From smear campaigns to sabotage, the battles that some of these historic companies have embarked on have it all. Here’s a brief look at a few of the intense corporate rivalries that have helped to fuel the competitions which have, in turn, led to countless amazing products becoming available to consumers around the world.