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  • Ultimo's founder: The business of bras

    After being made redundant at 24, Michelle Mone, founder of Ultimo, talks about the underwear business, her new book and her tips on launching a business.

  • No surprise that Costco is a top performer

    CNBC's retail analyst, Stacey Widlitz, talks about the mixed U.S. retail sector, with specific discussion on Costco's great performance.

  • Lane Bryant: Clipping the competition's wings

    Linda Heasley, Lane Bryant CEO, and Ashley Graham, model and body activist, discuss the plus-size market and the company's new "We're No Angels" campaign.

  • Luxury goods firms have been hesitant to embrace new digital trends, but as the industry faces a slowdown companies must evolve, analysts say.

  • An Adidas Store is shown at the Galleria Mall in Houston.

    Can Adidas recover from 7 percent sales slip to become 'cool' again in the U.S.?

  • Shoppers walking into a Lululemon store

    Lululemon Athletica reported a slightly higher quarterly net profit on Thursday, helped by a 5 percent rise in comparable store sales.

  • H&M CFO discusses strong US dollar

    H&M's first quarter earnings have beaten expectations. Jyrki Tervonen, CFO of H&M, talks about the pressure of the strong U.S. dollar, and the brand's outlook for the coming year.

  • Nike store in the East Nanjing Road shopping area of Shanghai.

    The strong dollar will impact earnings, the key is knowing what companies will weather the storm best, two experts said.

  • For only $39,929, one company is giving Avengers fans the chance to own a life-size Iron Man statue, including the latest uniform, the Mark 43.

  • Style trends in wearable tech

    Rebecca Minkoff, fashion designer, and Uri Minkoff, Rebecca Minkoff CEO, discuss tech opportunities in retail, including the ability to provide an interactive, customizable shopping experience for consumers.

  • Is Asos heading to the high street?

    Guy Grainger, UK CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle, explains why online clothing brand ASOS has done better this year, and why it could move to the high street.

  • Zappos

    When it comes to paying better wages and keeping employees happy, Zappos isn't waiting for the other shoe to drop.

  • How this luxury brand copes with Russia, China woes

    Johnny Manglani, founder and president of Uomo Group, says business confidence in Russia saw a "rapid deterioration" since the annexation of Crimea and discusses the impact from a slowdown in Russian and Chinese tourists.

  • J.C. Penney store is viewed at the Gateway Center Mall in Brooklyn.

    J.C. Penney reported break-even results on Thursday, missing estimates for profit of 11 cents a share, while same-store-sales grew more than expected.

  • GAP store

    Gap warned that the slowdown at the West Coast ports would negatively affect its 2015 earnings.

  • Is Fashion Week still in vogue?

    Enrico Ziglio, founder of Sister Jane says fashion week is still important, but trends are changing faster than ever, due to the consumer and social media's impact.

  • Instagram, fashion and buying catwalk style

    Rose Thomas, author of The Londoner Blog, says social media platforms like Instagram are driving growth for fashion designers.

  • Menswear fashion set to boom?

    Erika Nilsson-Humphrey, founder of Dappad, says menswear fashion could overtake womenswear by 2018.

  • Muhammad Ali Under Armour

    Under Armour and the boxing legend are collaborating on an apparel collection launching next month that will revolve around Ali's likeness.

  • Puma CEO: The 'fastest sports brand' worldwide?

    Bjoern Gulden, CEO of Puma SE says "we want to be the fastest sports brand in the world," while discussing its 2015 marketing costs and hiring of superstar, Rihanna.