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Costco missed its November sales target as lower gasoline prices and weaker foreign currencies cut into a five percent increase in monthly net sales.
CNBC's Bob Pisani takes a look at why it might be time to reconsider the retail group.
JC Penney's November same-store sales jumped 10.1 percent. Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO says the retailer had to show double digit comps for people not to be disappointed. CNBC's Herb Greenberg, weighs in.
Brace yourself: The U.S. is about to go over the "dairy cliff," which could cause milk prices to jump.
Making a line of urban motorcycles is part of the 110-year-old company's transformation, CEO Keith Wandell told CNBC on Wednesday.
If you're looking for some idea of how Apple did on Black Friday and during Cyber Monday, this chart pretty much sums it up.
This year's Black Friday was the coldest in more than 20 years. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the unusually cold temperatures stimulated consumer buying on Black Friday, particularly with winter apparel.
Rick Snyder, Maxim Group senior retail analyst, discusses the struggles for JC Penney, and what can be done to turn the department store around. "The JCP recovery cannot happen" without increased traffic, Snyder adds.
A mysterious diner (or diners) has been leaving giant tips at various restaurants across the U.S., garnering attention across social media platforms.
Wine sales are soaring. How do investors get in on the action (besides drinking)? Todd Schoenberger raises a glass and offers up some advice.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the advertising influence of Pinterest during the holiday retail season. Boorstin says Pinterest has raised $338 million at a $3.8 billion valuation with zero revenue.
Eugene Profit, Profit Investments, weighs in on whether investors can expect to see a "Santa Claus" rally and provides his top retail and tech stock picks.
Wal-Mart's biggest Black Friday seller was a 29-cent towel, suggesting that while corporate profits are up, most Americans are still struggling. NBC News reports
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.
Breaking down the reasons for the contrasting Black Friday weekend shopping data released by the National Retail Federation and ShopperTrak.
KFC China's ads remind diners about the food safety scare at the fried chicken chain, and could undermine its mission to revise sale.
There's no need to pay full price for luxury gifts on your Christmas shopping list. Many can be bought for 50 percent off, or better.
Google will lower prices on cloud services as the search giant takes on Amazon, IBM and Microsoft in the fast-growing market of internet services.
"The names you would traditionally think of with the holidays, they've actually lagged the market," Bespoke's Paul Hickey says.
Nieman Marcus's Christmas Book isn't just a marketing gimmick anymore. Nieman's CEO said they actually sell half the fantasy gifts in the book each year.