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  • Mario Gabelli: These stocks will double in 5 years Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 12:36 PM ET
    Mario Gabelli

    Billionaire value investor Mario Gabelli told CNBC Thursday that he sees big opportunities in media stocks, specifically Time Warner, News Corp, Viacom, and Discovery.

  • The smallest of gifts is breaking records this year Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Spending on gift cards is expected to reach a record high this year, as shoppers search for practical gifts.

  • Zappos responds to Kanye West’s potty-mouth remark Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:49 AM ET
    Kanye West

    Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shows off his sense of humor after Kanye West said some unflattering things about the online retail powerhouse.

  • Breadth & death of promotions? Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Breadth & death of promotions?

    Gap and its Banana Republic and Old Navy brands are flooding consumers' inboxes with discounts every day, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Low end retail 'cautious': Pisani Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:03 AM ET
    Low end retail 'cautious': Pisani

    CNBC's Bob Pisani explains why he sees high end retail doing better than low end retail.

  • Where to spend bitcoin: Restaurants to gift cards Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Gabriel Scheare uses the world's first bitcoin ATM on October 29, 2013, at Waves Coffee House in Vancouver, British Columbia. Scheare said he "just felt like being part of history."

    While adoption among merchants is small, more businesses are accepting bitcoin as a way of avoiding credit card fees and attracting enthusiasts.

  • Cramer: This clothing retailer may now be too cool Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer has an idea why sales have suffered of late at a trendy clothing retailer.

  • KFC owner Yum Brands restructures units Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 9:41 AM ET

    Yum Brands will combine the U.S. and international divisions of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and keep its China and India units separate.

  • Retailers compete ahead of holiday Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 7:45 AM ET
    Retailers compete ahead of holiday

    Discounts for retailers are a necessary evil to win sales and traffic during the holiday season, explains CNBC's Courtney Reagan. A look at how the retailers are competing this season.

  • Target trims forecast as quarterly sales fall short Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    Target reported comparable sales rose a smaller than expected 0.9 percent in the third quarter and it lowered its full-year profit forecast.

  • Why it may pay to skip Black Friday Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Retailers are pushing black Friday sales earlier this year, letting consumers walk away with doorbuster deals up to a week before the holiday.

  • Lane Crawford: See 90% annual growth in China Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 10:23 PM ET
    Lane Crawford: See 90% annual growth in China

    Andrew Keith, President of Lane Crawford describes how the luxury firm is enjoying strong demand from Chinese customers.

  • Salvatore Ferragamo: 'Made in Italy' here to stay Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 7:35 PM ET
    Salvatore Ferragamo: 'Made in Italy' is here to stay

    Michele Norsa, CEO of Salvatore Ferragamo describes the clothing brand's manufacturing strategy and the key to winning in Chinese markets.

  • Black Friday survival guide: Have a plan, be early Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 1:59 PM ET

    Black Friday used to be so simple—it was the day after Thanksgiving. These days, it's more complicated. Those with a plan will get the great deals.

  • Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Deng reach divorce deal Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch

    Media baron Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng, have reached an undisclosed divorce settlement to end their 14-year marriage.

  • Buy, sell or hold JCP? Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 1:08 PM ET
    Buy, sell or hold JCP?

    JC Penney posted a wider Q3 loss but forecasts higher sales for the holiday season. Paul Swinand, Morningstar Equity, and Mary Ross Gilbert, Imperial Capital, debate the best trade for the retailer. Swinand says the stock is not for a weak stomach.

  • Activist wants to dress down Men’s Wearhouse board Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 12:44 PM ET
    Ricky Sandler, Eminence Capital

    Rickey Sandler ramped up pressure on Men's Wearhouse to merge with Jos A. Bank on Wednesday.

  • JC Penney's $1.97 pants could spoil Christmas Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 12:10 PM ET
    A customer leaves a J.C. Penney store in New York.

    Retail analysts are wondering how much J.C. Penney's drastic price cuts could dent other stores' sales this holiday season.

  • Tumi CEO: Consumers range between luxury & average Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 11:23 AM ET
    Tumi CEO: Consumers range between luxury & average

    Tumi president and CEO Jerome Griffith, discusses its most popular accessories, and its multi-channel approach in stores and online for consumers.

  • Easy Fed policy Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Easy Fed policy

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke emphasized that the Fed's monetary policy guidance provides thresholds, not triggers. Dino Kos, CLS Bank International, and Former Fed Gov. Mark Olson, provide perspective.

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