Miriam Marcus Reimer joined TheStreet as a staff writer in July 2010. She previously wrote for Forbes, Jewcy and StarChefs.com. She holds a B.A. in sociology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
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2011 Consumer Recall Alerts
Click through for a slideshow of the major consumer product recalls of 2011.
Consumer Stock Takeovers: Deals and Targets
Unilever is set to acquire Russian cosmetic maker Concern Kalina, underscoring a growing trend of corporate deal-making in the consumer stock sector.
Mattel Sales Beat, Profit Meets
Mattel beats quarterly revenue expectations but earnings are in-line as higher material costs pressure margins.
DineEquity Sells 17 Applebee's Restaurants
DineEquity agrees to sell 17 company-operated Applebee's restaurants as part of its ongoing effort to turn around the bar-and-grill chain through refranchising and other methods.
Zep's Profit Wiped Out by Charges
Zep nearly doubles quarterly earnings, but adjusted for restructuring charges its profit falls far short of expectations.