Courtney Reagan is CNBC's Retail Reporter. In 2011, Reagan was named general assignment reporter for CNBC's Business Day programming. She also contributes to NBC's "TODAY," "NBC Nightly News" and "Nightly Business Report" on public television. Reagan also regularly contributes to CNBC.com.
Previously, Reagan anchored the daily business headline reports for CNBC, the NBC affiliate stations, MSNBC and CNBC world. She also worked on CNBC's planning team and was a segment producer for CNBC's "On the Money," where she pitched, wrote and produced feature and news stories and packages for the program. Reagan began her career at CNBC in 2006 on the News Desk.
Prior to CNBC, Reagan participated in the NBC Page program, where she held positions at "Dateline NBC" and "Weekend Today," and also worked in guest relations for the network. Reagan also held positions at ESPN Networks and Merrill Lynch.
She holds bachelor's degrees in finance and mass communication from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Reagan graduated with distinction from NYU's Stern School of Business with a MBA with specializations in economics, luxury marketing and entertainment/media/technology. She was her class recipient of the "Excellence in Economics" for academic achievement in economics while at NYU.
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Mary Epner, Mary Epner Retail Analysis principal, provides insight to her firm's retail surveys which reveal some surprising favorite brands. Jan Rogers Kniffen, CEO of J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide, and David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets, share their retail picks.
Mary Epner, Mary Epner Retail Analysis principal, discuses competition facing Macy's; and Jan Rogers Kniffen, CEO of J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide, explains why he is worried about other retailers' earnings. David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets, weighs in.
Paul Charron, Campbell Soup Company chairman and former Liz Claiborne CEO, explains the evolving skill set necessary to lead retail in the future. Charron also shares his picks for retail leaders to watch for in 25 years, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
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