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Men's Wearhouse is rejecting an unsolicited $2.3 billion merger offer from rival Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, saying the bid "significantly undervalues" the company.
Costco Wholesale Corp posted a 1 percent rise in quarterly profit and a three percent increase in its same-store sales for the month of September.
Retail analyst Stacey Widlitz, says Topshop's vibrancy and novelty will make it a huge threat to U.S. retailers as they look to expand their American operations.
Wal-Mart has called off its joint venture with India's Bharti Enterprises in a deal which will see it go solo in Asia's third-largest economy.
Proxy advisory group ISS has urged Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shareholders to vote against the reelection of Chairman Rupert Murdoch and some other board members at an annual shareholders meeting this month, criticizing the company's adoption of a poison pill.
The amount of venture capital funding going into Ed Tech has quadrupled, from $154 million in 2003 to $630 million in 2012.
New shopping services will allow consumers to instantly buy items they see on television, in magazines and even in their refrigerators. The NYT reports.
Rick Caruso, founder and CEO of Caruso Affiliated, joins CNBC's Jane Wells to share his take on the government shutdown. The "consumer is generally optimistic but the shutdown is going to shut them down... confidence is fragile," he says.
Rick Snyder, Maxim Group analyst, explains his "hold" call on JC Penney, which he says is "a very risky stock."
Matthew Boss, JPMorgan analyst explains why he sees a turnaround at JC Penney, but that "there's still a long way to go."
Jim Cramer explains why he thinks the beauty products company "can come back."
Shares of JC Penney jumped after the struggling retailer said it's making "solid progress" in its turnaround and is seeing improving sales trends.
Starbucks CEO urged business leaders to ratchet up the pressure on political leaders to end the U.S. government shutdown.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and University Professor Vivek Wadhwa engaged in a war of words over Twitters all-male board. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.
The new ratings will measure the number of people tweeting about television programs, and the number of people who actually view those tweets.
Topshop has announced that Kate Moss will launch a new collection with the fashion chain, three years after her last set of designs hit the stores.
People don't just watch TV anymore; they talk about it on Twitter and advertisers and networks are taking note.
'Gravity,' a new 3D thriller about two stranded astronauts floating through space, soared to the top of weekend movie charts.
Wedding crashers have less interest in your reception goodies than in your discounted hotel room block.
If the US were to default, retailers would "see it immediately because the consumer stops spending that day," Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren said.