As consumer stocks were lower on Thursday, "Fast Money" traders discussed the reasons companies like Costco took a hit.
Bob Taubman, Taubman Centers CEO, gives a fresh retail perspective ahead of new sales data.
John Silvia, Wells Fargo, gives his current read on how the domestic sector is performing.
Beijing hopes that the new and growing services sector will drive the economy forward. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.
Still need a gift for Christmas? Here's some great ideas that can spare you from grabbing the last-minute gift card from the corner store.
India's burgeoning middle class has long been touted as a consumer gold mine but hasn't always lived up to the hype. Here's why.
APEC kicked off its annual meeting with plans to think small, including finding ways to ensure small businesses benefit from trade deals.
A roundup of some of the popular businesses that are providing deals to military men and women on Veterans Day.
Residents are scrambling to locate a roof expert, gutter cleaner or tree trimmer to prepare for wet weather. NBCNews reports.
Private equity giant Bain Capital has turned its sights on Asia, leveraging its experience in consumer and payment businesses.
Arun Sundararajan, professor of information, operations and management sciences at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business, says consumer support is Uber's most powerful weapon against regulators.
Enrique Sarasola, CEO of Room Mate Hotels, discusses how his sharing service works and why people should use it.
A new entrant to the peer-to-peer economy hopes to capitalize on the trend of consumers wanting to rent recreational vehicles.
Uber will significantly expand its security team to allay concerns over data privacy and protect itself from physical attacks, the FT reports.
China's e-commerce players are training rural shoppers to buy online, as sales in the countryside, while still low, grow faster than in major cities.
Single, separated, divorced, or widowed women pay higher auto insurance rates than married women, according to a new Consumer Federation of America study.
Jeff Pearce gave up a career at JPMorgan and opted for a career in hair styling.
Contrary to expectations, California's water bills haven't gone up as the drought continues. Here's why.
Hoe Yeen Teck, co-founder and CEO of Helpling Singapore, introduces the home-cleaning portal which allows users to engage the services of a reliable cleaner quickly.
UK hotel and coffee shop operator Whitbread said on Tuesday its chief executive Andy Harrison would retire by next February.