Check out these news stories on the topic from Daily Mail and TheNEXTWeb. Some are noting that this change was done without any notice. And those in the company had been unanimous about the change, and had though that it was not a big deal.
Change in a company--or church--is necessary. And change is hard to bring about without making someone upset. But this is probably a good example of needing to do a bit better in change management, and realizing that what might not be a big deal to us might be a big deal to someone else!
Which color of green do you like?!