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  • Retailers, Stand by Your Man Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 7:41 AM ET

    If retailers are looking for growth in clothing sales, they might want to focus on men. IBM projects that men’s apparel sales will rise nearly 8.3 percent in the first quarter, far outpacing other retail categories.

  • New York Fashion Week Hits the Runway as Colors Pop Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 7:49 PM ET
    A BCBG model

    In an industry known for extravagance, simpler designs with a ladylike twist will blanket the Lincoln Center runway at Fashion Week for the Fall 2012 season, industry experts predict.

  • Top Fashion Stocks for 2012 Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    New York Fashion Week kicks off its fall runway shows Feb. 9, and the “Fast Money” traders highlight stocks with pizzazz.

  • Cramer's High End Retail Pick: COH or TIF? Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 6:25 PM ET
    Cramer's High End Retail Pick: COH or TIF?

    Mad Money's Cramer drills down to find the best high-end retail play, and finds Coach is the total winner now, but only on a pullback in the stock.

  • What Cramer's Watching Next Week Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 6:50 PM ET

    Find out what earnings and IPO are in the "Mad Money" host's game plan.


    As China’s economy slows, Hong Kong-based luxury goods distributor Jebsen & Co. is seeing early signs of weaker consumer demand. CNBC’s Christine Tan spoke to Group Managing Director Helmuth Hennig about prospects in China, a country that is expected to surpass Japan as the world’s biggest luxury market this year.

  • Jason Wu Targets New Customers Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 2:51 PM ET
    Designer Jason Wu attends the Jason Wu For Target launch at Skylight SOHO.

    Sunday is a big day in America. Sure, it's Super Bowl Sunday — but for non-sports lovers, the Jason Wu collection launches in Target stores and online.

  • Rein: Why Starbucks Succeeds in China Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 7:54 PM ET

    About 14 years ago, I met an entrepreneur who wanted to open up coffee shops around China. I never thought the coffee business would work in the country. The Chinese would not easily give up their tea drinking culture for a bitter, overpriced drink, I told him.

  • Coach Will Climb...If It Sticks With Women: Analyst Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 2:03 PM ET

    While Coach points to its male product line, and international market share as key sources of profits, senior retail analyst Laura Champine says the company shouldn't mess with its core market. 

  • Coach Surges After Q2 Earnings Beat Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 10:13 AM ET
    Coach Surges After Q2 Earnings Beat

    Better than expected earnings from Coach is sending shares surging. Insight on why she changed her price target on the stock, with Laura Champine, Collins Stewart senior retail analyst.

  • Burberry: International Retailer of the Year Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 4:42 PM ET
    Burberry: International Retailer of the Year

    Angela Ahrendts, Burberry Group CEO discusses how technology has changed her business; the company's record profits; and the outlook in luxury retail.

  • Emma Watson wearing a white one-shouldered custom-made Burberry dress with a central split.

    High street retailers have had a tough year in 2011, but Burberry is bucking the trend. A global slowdown and Europe’s still-unfolding sovereign debt crisis sets a dark cloud over the luxury market, but the British maker of trenchcoats and handbags turned in strong results earlier Tuesday.

  • Retail Stocks Show Strength Outside of Luxury Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Retail stocks dipped slightly midday, but the “Fast Money” pros still see bright spots away from ultra-luxury names.

  • Tiffany Cuts Forecasts, Nike's New High Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 10:00 AM ET
    Tiffany Cuts Forecasts, Nike's New High

    Insight on why Tiffany & Co. has reduced its full-year earnings forecast just as Nike nears a new all-time high, with Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst.

  • Are Charts Forecasting Drops In Tiffany, Coach? Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 4:14 PM ET

    Stock charts suggest to technical analyst Abigail Doolittle that Tiffany and Coach shares are heading south.

  • 9 Rich-Kid Stocks Bucking the Terrible Economy Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 1:06 PM ET

    Shares of many luxury-goods purveyors are up by double-digits over the past three months. One analyst from TheStreet.com details nine stocks that could benefit from wealthy people paying up for name-brand goods.

  • Holiday Retail Winners & Losers Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 11:09 AM ET
    Holiday Retail Winners & Losers

    Checking in on which company's experienced higher retail sales than others, with Richard Jaffe, Stifel Nicolaus softlines retail analyst.

  • New Careers After 50 Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 5:31 PM ET
    If you want to be a model, a bike messenger or a ball boy, it pays to be young. However, if you want a job in which you’re expected to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over 50 have the advantage. They’ve been around the block a few times, and they have years of hard-earned knowledge with which no amount of postgraduate education can compete.However, job-hunters over the age of 50 may be apprehensive about what’s out there. Will they be written off prematurely thanks to ageism? Will

    It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.

  • New Era of Headware Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 2:44 PM ET
    New Era of Headware

    CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on New Era, a company that opened it's 11th flagship store in Los Angeles this month and provides headware for sports teams. Also, Pete Augustine, New Era president weighs in.

  • After Christmas Shopping Spree    Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 4:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports many retailers are counting on the days following Christmas for a boost in holiday sales.