Despite a series of negative headlines from the retail sector, the NRF on Friday stood by its forecast for 4.1 percent growth.» Read More
The number of new U.S. unemployment claims rose sharply last week, even as retail sales gained solidly.
Lululemon said it expects flat same-store sales in the crucial fourth quarter, sending its shares sharply lower.
Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist & senior managing director, discusses the state of consumer spending and how it is affecting holiday retail earnings reports. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the overall economy and the taper.
Mobile shopping was huge this year, but not all retailers got the mobile boost they may have hoped for.
William Lauder, The Estee Lauder Companies executive chairman, discusses what retailers are doing to attract the international consumer this holiday season. Consumers are shopping big-time at airports, Lauder points out.
Martin Franklin, executive chairman of Jarden, provides a look at the consumer-led recovery.
It's Kors vs. Coach. Which is the better investment now, with Sapna Maheshwari, Buzzfeed; Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst; and Jan Kniffen, CNBC retail analyst.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan says the Coach brand is a luxury legend, but Michael Kors is rapidly expanding its current footprint.
Costco Wholesale reported a first-quarter profit and sales that fell short of analysts' estimates, hurt by a rise in operating expenses.
Starbucks stock retreated in heavy volume after a report suggested the coffee chain's growth may be losing some steam.
Discussing why JC Penney is reducing its Joe Fresh assortment, and which brands former CEO Ron Johnson brought to the company that worked, with Sapna Maheshwari of BuzzFeed, and Jan Kniffen of Worldwide Enterprises.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan JC Penney CEO Mike Ullman has been "undoing" what former CEO Ron Johnson did.
Up 97% year to date, this clothing maker may be the secret behind a well-dressed portfolio.
Chip Wilson has resigned as chairman of upscale yoga pants maker Lululemon Athletica following an uproar over his comments about customers' bodies.
Redbox President Anne Saunders has left the company, Outerwall announced Tuesday. It also announced plans to shutter three ventures.
Allegra Perry, managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald, highlights the "big FX impact" Inditex had to weather but says that in the long-term, there is "still significant scope" for the company behind clothing chains Zara and Pull & Bear to expand.
The number of households that have experienced "customer rage" has jumped from 60 percent to 68 percent since the 2011 "rage survey."
The world's biggest retailer has tapped insider David Cheesewright to head Walmart International, its second biggest operating segment.
James Speltz, Brookstone CEO, unveils its latest lineup of high-tech buys this holiday season, including the Rover spy tank and Big Blue wireless speaker.
Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discusses the privacy and anonymity trend, and weighs in on Twitter's valuation and new advertising product.
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