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

AB InBev Reveals Post-Merger Job Cuts

AB InBev Reveals Post-Merger Job Cuts

The Leuven, Belgium-based buyer of SABMiller plans to trim 3% of its enlarged workforce, which it says will be phased in gradually.

Dollar General Earnings Meet Expectations, but Revenue Disappoints

Dollar General Earnings Meet Expectations, but Revenue Disappoints

The discount retailer continues to expect diluted earnings per share to fall by 10% to 15% in fiscal 2016.

Sears Delivers Another Quarterly Loss as CEO Pledges Focus on Profitability, Expenses

Sears Delivers Another Quarterly Loss as CEO Pledges Focus on Profitability, Expenses

CEO Edward Lampert insists the company is making progress in its transformation.

E.C. Denies Anti-U.S. Bias After Treasury Intervention Over Apple, Amazon Tax Probes

E.C. Denies Anti-U.S. Bias After Treasury Intervention Over Apple, Amazon Tax Probes

The U.S. Treasury Department accused Brussels of undermining a joint tax avoidance clampdown.

Swiss Watch Stocks Down on July Export Slump

Swiss Watch Stocks Down on July Export Slump

But a weaker British pound boosts sales in the U.K.

Randstad Shares Gain On Opposition to Monster Takeover Bid

Randstad Shares Gain On Opposition to Monster Takeover Bid

Monster's largest shareholder opposes a sale to the Dutch staffing agency, as two shareholder litigation groups also question the move.

Deere Posts Earnings Above Expectations as Full-Year Guidance Is Raised

Deere Posts Earnings Above Expectations as Full-Year Guidance Is Raised

Revenue is hurt by the global farm recession and tough conditions in building equipment markets.

Emerson to Expand Automation Activities With $3.15 Billion Acquisition

Emerson to Expand Automation Activities With $3.15 Billion Acquisition

The St. Louis-based company agreed to buy Pentair's valves and controls unit, weeks after announcing $5.2 billion in disposals.

Nestle Reiterates 2016 Guidance as First-Half Sales Growth Disappoints

Nestle Reiterates 2016 Guidance as First-Half Sales Growth Disappoints

Organic growth was strongest in the Americas, though deflationary pressures were a drag on pricing in North America.

Deutsche Boerse Tallies 89% Acceptances for LSE Deal

Deutsche Boerse Tallies 89% Acceptances for LSE Deal

The exchange tie-up is still subject to several closing conditions, including clearance by the European Commission in Brussels.