Specialty Retail Homefurnishing Retail


  • Ikea looks to open shop on London’s Oxford Street Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 11:23 PM ET
    Oxford Street, London, England.

    Ikea is in talks to take over part of BHS' Oxford Street store as it looks to open its first outlet on one of London's prime locations, the FT reports.

  • STOCKHOLM, Sept 10- IKEA does not expect a slowdown in demand for its products in its fastest-growing market, China, despite a sluggish economy, and the world's biggest furniture retailer is sticking to investment plans for the country, its chief executive said. A faltering economy has prompted several international retailers to rethink their China...

  • IKEA building up on sales growth Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    IKEA building up on sales growth

    Ikea sees healthy growth, and has its eyes on the $56 billion dollar sales target by 2020.

  • Aug 14- Activist investor Sandell Asset Management Corp said Ethan Allen Interiors Inc should consider selling itself to a private equity firm or monetizing its real estate holdings. Sandell, which owns about 5.5 percent of the furniture retailer, said the company could be worth about $41 per share with its real estate fetching about $450 million, or $16 per...

  • Aug 14- Activist investor Sandell Asset Management Corp said furniture retailer Ethan Allen Interiors Inc should consider selling itself to a private equity firm or monetize its real estate holdings. Sandell said the company's real estate assets may be worth about $450 million, or about $16 per share. Ethan Allen's shares closed at $30.99 on Thursday on the...

  • Ikea sees the forest for the trees Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Ikea sees the forest for the trees

    Ikea heads into the woods to supply some of its own manufacturing needs.

  • What to expect from US June retail sales Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 6:19 PM ET
    What to expect from US June retail sales

    Lindsey Bell, Senior Analyst at S&P Capital IQ, explains why she's expecting a monthly increase of 0.3 percent.

  • Flying Tiger comes to the US Friday, 15 May 2015 | 3:17 PM ET
    Flying Tiger comes to the US

    Lennart Lajboschitz, Flying Tiger founder, discusses its approach to the discount space and its foray into the U.S. market.

  • Pier 1 Imports' pain not a surprise: Analyst Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 1:54 PM ET
    A pedestrian walks past a Pier 1 Imports Inc. store in New York.

    Investors get rattled over Pier 1 Imports' decision to slash its full-year guidance.

  • OK, Home Depot you tricked us…but why? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 4:47 PM ET
    Shoppers walk towards a Home Depot store in Silver Spring, Maryland.

    Home Depot's earnings report coverage on Tuesday morning caused confusion among various news publications. What happened?

  • JCP shares rally after earnings, revenue beat Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    The stronger-than-expected quarterly results have some analysts convinced that the retailer's turnaround is finally taking hold.

  • Iconic brands that disappeared Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 4:51 PM ET
    "Work Hard. Fly Right" was the motto of Continental Airlines. However, as of Saturday morning, all Continental flights fly the friendly skies as United Airlines flights instead, per the companies' 2010 merger agreement.Even the most iconic brand can plunge into extinction, and when it does, it can be years before the buying public realizes that it's gone. Many people are still not aware that they can no longer fill it to the rim with Brim, or that the streets are no longer paved with bargains at

    Some brands make such an impression that the notion of them dissolving is unthinkable. Click ahead to see iconic brands that have vanished.

  • Quality service, not low prices, creates loyalty Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    In their panic to compete, brick-and-mortar stores overlook what really matters to their customers—service, according to a Gallup poll.

  • Groupon's Q1 loss, revenue beat expectations Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    The company reported a loss of 1 cent a share on revenue of $758 million.

  • Martha Stewart optimistic about the market Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:49 PM ET
    Martha Stewart

    Domestic goddess Martha Stewart brought some baked goods and optimism on a day the stock market was slammed.

  • Target staff say they warned of security flaws Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    At least one analyst at Target pushed for an investigation into payment systems after government and industry reports.

  • Brookstone may file for bankruptcy: Report Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    A Brookstone store in Santa Monica, California.

    The seller of gadgets, wine accessories, and furniture is in talks with firms about investing. The WSJ reports.

  • Analysts favor Williams-Sonoma Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 3:16 PM ET
    Analysts favor Williams-Sonoma

    CNBC's Seema Mody takes a look at the home furnishing sector. Mody says Citi favors Williams-Sonoma and expects them to benefit from favorable housing trends, better merchandise and competitive planning.

  • The Great Shoppers' Migration Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:35 PM ET
    The Great Shoppers' Migration

    Mark Mahaney, Internet Analyst at RBC Capital Markets explains what's driving the shoppers' migration from offline to online with mobile platform also gathering pace.

  • The Container Store prices at the top of the range Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    The Container Store's IPO priced at $18 per share, the high end of its expected range on Thursday.