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Mihir Dalal

Retailer Body Central loses half its value - again

Jun 18 2012

Women's apparel retailer Body Central Corp cut its second-quarter outlook following heavy discounting to clear out inventory, sparking a selloff that wiped out half its market value for the second time in as many months.

Smucker looks to cut prices as demand takes hit

Jun 07 2012

Price cuts may hurt J.M. Smucker Co's earnings this year, but the company hopes to win back customers who ditched its brands such as Folgers coffee and Jif peanut butter for cheaper alternatives.

Tempur-Pedic growth hits wall, shares crash

Jun 06 2012

Tempur-Pedic International Inc lost nearly half its value on Wednesday after the mattress maker slashed its full-year forecasts and admitted it was losing ground to fast-moving rivals in the specialty market it once dominated.

Tempur-Pedic takes ax to guidance; shares crash

Jun 06 2012

Tempur-Pedic International Inc lost more than 40 percent of its value after the mattress maker was caught napping by fast-moving rivals in the specialty market it once dominated, forcing it to slash its full-year forecast.

Independent director Daft quits Green Mountain board

May 24 2012

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc independent director Douglas Daft resigned from its board this week at a time when concerns of slowing growth and allegations of accounting malpractices have hammered the stock.

Retailer Express plunges as sales gaffe hurts results

May 22 2012

Specialty apparel retailer Express Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly results and cut its full-year earnings outlook as it botched up its strategy to drive more sales of pricier knitted tops for women.

Einhorn silent on Herbalife, targets Martin Marietta

May 16 2012

Shares of nutritional supplements marketer Herbalife Ltd rose more than 16 percent in regular trading on Wednesday after famous short seller David Einhorn did not present the stock as one of his short ideas at a conference.

Sealy loses perch as rivals tap into Boomers' health fears

May 10 2012

More than a hundred years ago, U.S. mattress maker Sealy Corp launched an advertising campaign with the line, "Sleeping on a Sealy is like sleeping on a cloud."

Sealy loses perch as rivals tap into Boomers' health fears

May 10 2012

At the turn of the 20th century, U.S. mattress maker Sealy Corp launched an advertising campaign with the line, "Sleeping on a Sealy is like sleeping on a cloud."

Green Mountain demotes chairman, director for stock sales

May 09 2012

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc stripped its founder, Robert Stiller, of his role as chairman and demoted another director for selling company shares at a time when trading by insiders was prohibited.

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