• Consumers have had enough, 'rage survey' says Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    The number of households that have experienced "customer rage" has jumped from 60 percent to 68 percent since the 2011 "rage survey."

  • Property-owning retailers 'embrace' the Internet Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 5:15 AM ET
    Property-owning retailers need to 'embrace' the internet: Pro

    Joe Coradino, CEO, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust says that the Internet is here to stay and property-owning retailers need to embrace it.

  • Last-minute lingerie may revive Victoria's Secret Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 3:02 PM ET
    Model Lily Aldridge walks the runway at the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

    L Brands last week reported a 5 percent decline in same-store sales, but analysts said it should turn around as the holiday season progresses.

  • Athletic apparel battle: LULU vs. UA Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 2:50 PM ET
    Athletic apparel battle: LULU vs. UA

    Sizing up Lululemon and Under Armour amid holiday shopping season, with CNBC contributors Stacey Widlitz and Jan Kniffen; and BuzzFeed's Sapna Maheshwari.

  • Under Armour & Lululemon battle for sales Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Under Armour & Lululemon battle for sales

    Lululemon wants men, and Under Armour is eyeing the ladies, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. A look at this holiday season's active wear holiday battle.

  • Engaged employees bring back customers: Pro Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 2:41 PM ET
    Engaged employees bring back customers: Pro

    Why Panera Bread, Toyota and Tesla lead the 2013 customer loyalty list, with Chris Malone, Fidelum Partners founder and managing partner. "Panera has built tremendous relationships with its customers," he says.

  • Abercrombie extends CEO contract amid weak sales Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 2:10 PM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. store in New York.

    Struggling retailer Abercrombie & Fitch said it will extend CEO Mike Jeffries' contract, days after a shareholder urged the company to replace him.

  • Season's retail trends Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    Season's retail trends

    What consumers are concerned about, with Arabella Pollack, Consumer Insights expert; Mary Epner of Mary Epner Retail Analysis; CNBC's Kelli Grant; and retail shopper Lauren Sprance.

  • Weathering the shopping storm Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 7:35 AM ET
    Weathering the shopping storm

    Bill Taubman, Taubman Centers COO, provides his outlook on the holiday shopping season after this weekend's winter storms. We expect the shopping traffic will be heavier in the next couple of weeks, Taubman predicts.

  • Wal-Mart to settle on exploding gas can lawsuits Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 7:09 AM ET

    Wal-Mart has agreed to settle unresolved lawsuits filed on behalf of consumers allegedly injured or killed in explosions involving plastic gas cans.

  • Growth in global ad spending will accelerate to 5.8 percent a year by 2015, driven by demand for marketing via mobile devices, a survey found.

  • Seven ways to save on gift card purchases Saturday, 7 Dec 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    Once again this year, gift cards are the most-requested present. Here are seven simple ways to get more for your gift-card dollars.

  • Pinterest: A holiday gold mine for retailers Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 6:49 PM ET
    The social media effect: Retailers continue to be a big beneficiary of Pinterest.

    The service has become a major force in holiday retail, helping consumers find products and stores market to the right consumers.

  • Comcast taps JPMorgan on possible TWC bid: Sources Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 4:12 PM ET

    Comcast tapped JPMorgan for advice as it evaluates a potential bid for Time Warner Cable, people familiar with the matter said.

  • I want a new CEO for Christmas Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 3:21 PM ET
    I want a new CEO for Christmas

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on which retailers is shopping for a new CEO and what kind of selection is available.

  • Amazon drone play distracts from reality: Pro Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 3:12 PM ET
    Amazon delivery via Prime Air drone

    The future of the e-commerce giant remains much more old-fashioned than Jeff Bezos lets on, said Bain Capital's Ajay Agarwal.

  • Apple's iBeacon feature Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 2:44 PM ET
    Apple's iBeacon feature

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the new way customers can shop at Apple stores.

  • Why Ulta’s stock turned ugly Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 2:16 PM ET
    Ulta Beauty

    The stock of a beauty retailer Ulta shed more than 20 percent on Friday and Ulta's balance sheet has been showing red flags for quarters.

  • Even at $450, Starbucks cards sell out in seconds Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 1:55 PM ET
    The 2013 rose-gold gift card

    The offering marked the second year the coffee chain has partnered with daily deal site to sell the cards.

  • Drink while you shop? Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 1:39 PM ET
    Drink while you shop? personal finance reporter Kelli Grant reports on retailers adding bars and restaurant spaces in stores for customers. Grant says retailers hope customers have a break inside the store instead of leaving.

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