Renee Cordes

Renee Cordes is The Deal’s correspondent in Brussels, covering competition and other areas of EU regulation as well as corporate news. Her company beats range from banks to beer, as well as food and fashion retail for The Deal and The Street. She also does regular studio interviews and video reports posted on both sites. A Chicago native, Cordes has worked as a business journalist in Europe for more than 15 years at media organizations such as the European Voice in Brussels, Bloomberg News in Frankfurt, and startup business publications in post-Communist Hungary and Poland. She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Recent Articles By The Author

Adidas Running At Full Speed As Nike Tries to Catch Up

Adidas Running At Full Speed As Nike Tries to Catch Up

The German sportswear maker lifts guidance for a fourth time this year on strong second-quarter results.

SABMiller Pauses AB InBev Deal Integration After Increased Offer

SABMiller Pauses AB InBev Deal Integration After Increased Offer

The companies had started convergence planning months ago to ensure a smooth transition from day one of the deal nicknamed 'megabrew.'

Diageo First-Half Results Show Rebound in Six Global Brands, U.S. Spirits

Diageo First-Half Results Show Rebound in Six Global Brands, U.S. Spirits

The British drink giant predicts a near-$490 million profit boost this year from exchange-rate movements.

Danone First-Half Results Top Expectations

Danone First-Half Results Top Expectations

The rosy report comes weeks after the French food group agreed to buy Silk maker WhiteWave.

LVMH Shares Rise Amid Strong Demand for Wines and Spirits

LVMH Shares Rise Amid Strong Demand for Wines and Spirits

First-half profit is in line with expectations, while sales grow more than expected in the same period.