Hostess bankruptcy

7 Business Battles That Bruised Consumers in 2012

Companies get into fights all the time: in the courts, through their advertising, in contract negotiations with partners, and even with their own workers. To some extent, it's just business as usual -- but when those fights escalate, it's often consumers who feel the pain.

Another Pension Bites the Dust: A Lesson from Hostess' Bankruptcy

When Hostess Brands entered bankruptcy liquidation, it became the latest in a long list of companies to kill its pension plan. And while the existing retirees may still be protected by the government's Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, younger Hostess employees won't be so lucky.

DailyFinance Says Farewell to Hostess

Today, Hostess Brands announced plans to go out of business. In honor of the Twinkies maker -- and the empty calories of our youth -- some of AOL's writers decided to revisit our favorite Hostess treats.