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  • AB InBev in talks over $4.5B Oriental Brewery deal Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:53 AM ET
    Bottles of Oriental Brewery Co. beer are displayed for sale in Incheon, South Korea, on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.

    AB InBev is in advanced discussions to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery from private equity owners KKR& Co LP and Affinity Equity Partners.

  • McD's faces fallout for calling cops on elderly Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    Young Jin Kim of the Korean American Business Council of New York, Christine Colligan, Stephen Kim and Mi Shim of the Korean Parents Association of New York speak to reporters outside a McDonald's in New York, Jan. 16, 2014.

    After a McD's appeared to disrespect several older Korean people, some called for a boycott of the fast-food giant. NYT reports.

  • Surprise! British retail sales surge in December Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 5:16 AM ET
    Christmas shoppers fill the pavements of Oxford Street

    British retail sales came in way above expectations in December, official data showed, posting the largest annual rise since 2004.

  • Richemont seeks entry into India's luxury retail market Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 6:59 PM ET
    Shoppers pass a Cartier luxury store, operated by Cie. Financiere Richemont SA, in the Galeries Lafayette SA luxury department store in Paris, France.

    Luxury goods group Richemont is joining other global retailers in entering India since New Delhi relaxed investment rules.

  • No coal here! Retail's few holiday winners Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:27 PM ET
    An employee rings up a customer at Macy's in New York.

    It's hard to drown out all the negative noise coming from the retail sector this year, but not everyone had a bad holiday.

  • Gov't releases confidential retail report Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 3:40 PM ET
    Gov't releases confidential retail report

    The Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service have distributed a confidential report to retailers that describes the techniques used by hackers. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports.

  • US warns merchants on Target hackers' methods Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    The government sent a 16-page technical bulletin to retailers and other merchants that describes the techniques used to attack Target late last year.

  • Wait to buy Best Buy: Pro Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    Wait to buy Best Buy: Pro

    Mike Binger, Gradient Investments, explains why he prefers to buy Target over Best Buy. Mike Vogelzang, Boston Advisors president and CIO, weighs in.

  • Tough retail environment: Pro Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    Tough retail environment: Pro

    Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO, discusses JC Penney's decision to close 33 stores. Herb Greenberg, TheStreet.com columnist, weighs in on the retail sector.

  • Best Buy CEO to CNBC: Promotional climate 'extreme' Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:04 PM ET
    Best Buy CEO to CNBC: Promotional climate 'extreme'

    Best Buy reported a disappointing holiday season with U.S. comps down 0.9 percent. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports.

  • Is Best Buy broken? Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    Is Best Buy broken?

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Best Buy's stock is getting pounded after holiday sales dropped nearly 1 percent. The FMHR traders weigh in on the scuffling retailer.

  • Popular McDonald's calls cops on lingering elderly Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    A group of elderly Korean-Americans gather at a McDonalds where they are engaged in a long-running dispute with management over how long they should be allowed to linger, in New York, Jan. 14, 2014.

    For the past several months, a number of elderly Korean patrons and a McDonald's they frequent have been battling over the benches inside. NYT reports.

  • Short-sellers targeting UK grocers: Pro Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Short-sellers targeting UK grocers: Pro

    Simon Colvin, analyst at Markit, explains that U.K. retailers, particularly supermarkets, have been "heavily targeted by short-sellers" since the holiday season.

  • This rusted out Ferrari could fetch $2 million Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    Rusted but wanted? The '67 Ferrari up for auction

    A rare 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS is rusted out, and the engine won't start, but it could fetch $2 million at auction this weekend.

  • Patriots president on Tom Brady's sickness Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 10:20 AM ET
    Tom Brady

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be on the field this weekend for the big game, said team President Jonathan Kraft, looking to reassure concerned fans.

  • Best Buy CEO isn't hiding from bad numbers Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 10:03 AM ET
    Best Buy CEO isn't hiding from bad numbers

    Best Buy comparable store sales fell by 0.9%, analysts expected an increase of 2%. CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses her conversation with CEO Hubert Joly about the negative numbers.

  • Chuck E. Cheese's billion-dollar pizza Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 9:32 AM ET
    Chuck E. Cheese mascots

    Apollo Global Management LLC said it would buy CEC Entertainment, the parent of Chuck E Cheese restaurant chain, for about $948 million.

  • 'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' top Oscar nods Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 8:49 AM ET

    Hot off the heels of Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, some familiar film faces nabbed coveted Oscar nominations Thursday morning.

  • Guess who can help Charter win TWC? Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 8:45 AM ET
    John Malone

    To bag Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications may need more help from its investor John Malone, but the mogul is all about being patient.

  • Best Buy gets crushed in early trading Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Best Buy gets crushed in early trading

    Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer analyst, has the read on Best Buy's holiday sales numbers, citing the ongoing challenges in the consumer electronics space.

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