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  • Nike beats Street, stock upgraded: Analyst

    Sam Poser, Sterne Agee analyst, discusses building Nike's brand, and weighs in on competition and growth prospects in China.

  • Xtep: China's sportswear sector has bottomed out

    Terry Ho, CFO of Xtep, says the mainland's sportswear sector is showing signs of recovery after a consolidation and as accumulated inventory at the retail end were cleared.

  • Shoe shine stand New York Mens shoes

    You can tell where a Wall Street guy is in his career just by looking at his shoes. $650 Ferragamos? That kid's a first year.

  • Esprit CEO: We expected a 'complicated year'

    Esprit swung to a loss for the year ended June, hurt by a slowdown in China and a weaker euro. CNBC speaks to the clothing retailer's CEO Jose Manuel Martinez Gutierrez about the results.

  • How small businesses are entering Iran

    James Minor, managing director at sunglasses retailer ToyShades, discusses the challenges he’s faced in entering the Iranian market.

  • Nordstrom 'on fire': Philip Green

    Philip Green, chairman of Arcadia Group, speaks to CNBC at London Fashion Week about recent expansion into the U.S. retail scene.

  • Holiday shopping

    Discretion is paying off for India's largest online lingerie retailer Zivame with higher sales and $40 million in funding from investors.

  • Stephen Curry attends the photocall for Under Armour Roadshow on September 4, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan.

    The NBA's Most Valuable player Stephen Curry will play out the rest of his career as an Under Armour athlete after extending contract.

  • Primark Opens First U.S. Store

    U.S. Apparel retailers are preparing for the newest European threat as Ireland-based Primark opens its first U.S. store in Boston's Downtown Crossing District in the former Filene’s location. Primark sells low-priced, fast-fashion apparel aimed at 35-year-olds and younger with new deliveries every day. CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at what U.S. retail has to contend with.

  • Are Lululemon shares overstretched?

    Dorothy Lakner, senior retail analyst & managing director at Topeka Capital Markets, explains why the fitness-clothing retailer is an attractive bet.

  • Blue jeans, baby!

  • A Don Quijote customer looks at goods at one of the discount chain's stores in Tokyo, Japan.

    The departure of maverick founder Takao Yasuda has unnerved investors in Japanese retailer Don Quijote, the Financial Times reports.

  • Gap ending on-call scheduling

    Gap to end on-call scheduling by September.

  • Pedestrians cross Russell Street in front of the Times Square shopping mall, operated by Wharf (Holdings) Ltd., in the Causeway Bay shopping district of Hong Kong, China.

    The recent stock market rout and currency devaluation have dealt a blow to China's luxury market, the New York Times reports.

  • Call Me Caitlyn Unisex Adult Costume

    This ensemble is on track to be named the most controversial Halloween costume of 2015.

  • Gap pops on Q2 results

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at whether the turnaround plan at Gap is working.

  • Computer-aided knitting

    This small business uses the newest knitting tech to crank out its apparel.

  • Consumer spending habits shifting... here's why

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at the changes taking place in the way American consumers are spending their money with clothing showing the biggest decline in years.

  • Women in athletic wear.

    Brands are stepping up apparel functionality to meet public demand. At the same time, women still want fashionable items.

  • A customer receives cash change from a cashier at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

    Wal-Mart Stores reported quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations on Tuesday, and the retailer cut its full-year guidance.