Recently on Consumerist...
The land of the fee: The Forbidding Airlines from Imposing Ridiculous (FAIR) Fees Act is both a very clever acronym and also a bill that two congressmen introduced this week.
Made in the America: Marriott is chanting "U.S.A.! U.S.A.!" now that all bath mats and towels in its U.S. hotels will be made stateside.
Free money: If you haven't filed your 2012 tax return yet, you could have a juicy refund out there waiting for you. Grab it now, or it'll soon disappear into the chasm from whence it came (the U.S. Treasury).
That's nuts: Wonderful Pistachios is recalling a whole bunch of products after 11 people in nine states became ill from salmonella-tainted nuts.
Shut it down: Tailored Brands — the company formerly known as Men’s Wearhouse — is planning to shutter 250 of its men’s clothing stores, including all Jos A. Bank and Men’s Wearhouse outlets.