The nature of the free market is that there are highs and lows. The companies on this list, from major automakers like General Motors to restaurant chains like Sbarro, have all experienced crushing failure, followed by a recovery and return.
Even major brands like Amazon or Google have experienced fluctuations from time to time, though they haven’t endured as major a crisis period or collapse like the companies on this list have. Corporations that have been able to bounce back from losses usually end up stronger than ever. Scroll through to see some of the biggest comeback stories in business today.