CHICAGO, May 18- Target Corp gave a cautious outlook on Wednesday after reporting a lower-than-expected increase in quarterly sales at established stores because of unseasonable weather and weaker demand for electronics and groceries. The stock was down 7.1 percent at $68.27 in the early afternoon. "We're approaching our business with appropriate caution... » Read More
The cost of a classic Thanksgiving dinner edged up slightly, but it could have been lower this year had it not been for the meal’s traditional centerpiece, the turkey.
While no storm is ever welcome, Sandy’s timing, along with the nor’easter Athena, couldn't be worse. With just two weeks to go until Black Friday unofficially kicks off the 2012 holiday season, retailers are awaiting final inventory shipments for the holidays.
Wine.com, the leading online wine retailer, said it is launching the Wine.com Marketplace, which will allow smaller domestic and international wineries with limited distribution channels the ability to sell its wines on Wine.com.
The U.S. consumer is starting to turn around, Clorox CEO Donald Knauss told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Friday.
As the markets re-open post Sandy and the damage is assessed, no doubt one of the topics on Wednesday will be the retail hurricane trade. But this Halloween, I say Don’t Be Tricked by the Retail Trade.
From protests and mass rallies to burning of government effigies, Indian shop owners say Wal-Mart is not welcome in India. But do these businesses have reason to fear the world's biggest retailer entering their market?
When it comes to staying safe in a hurricane, it often comes down to how prepared you are. The lesson is as important for retailers as it is for consumers.
Retailers are relying on part-time workers, a trend that has frustrated millions of Americans who want full-time jobs.
The organic food company, which was spun off from Dean Foods, raised $391 million in its offering.
After beating expectations for third quarter earnings and raising guidance, Dunkin Brands CEO Nigel Travis said the growth is just beginning as it opens new stores across the country.
Layaway seems harmless enough, but unless you are taking advantage of the free layaway programs being offered by some retailers this year, it might not be the bargain it seems.
Craft beer sales continue to grow at a breakneck pace, but homebrewing pioneer Charlier Papazian said there isn't a bubble in the making.
Big fashion brands are fretting over whether to offer their wares on Amazon as its move into clothing forces them to decide if the website is a lucrative new sales channel or a threat to their prestige
The average US refrigerator is 15 percent larger than 30 years ago, and one out of four homes has a second one. See a problem?
Shares Constellation Brands surged more than 4 percent on Friday leaving the stock up 75 percent for the year after strong quarterly earnings.
Struggling small businesses and a stagnant job market cannot wait for Washington policymakers to remedy what ails the U.S. economy, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.
Tesco CFO Laurie McIlwee discusses why the UK supermarket chain has suffered negative same-store sales for 18 months. Tesco's reported earnings early on Wednesday.
Sainsbury's CFO John Rogers tells CNBC why the UK supermarket chain's non-food business is growing at three times the rate of its food business. Sainsbury's reported second quarter earnings early on Wednesday.
UK retail chains Sainsbury's and Tesco both reported earnings early on Wednesday. Jim McCaughan, chief executive of Principal Global Investors, tells CNBC which he thinks is the better stock pick.
In this exclusive one on one interview with J.C. Penney 's CEO Ron Johnson, he talks about reinventing retail.