• Encouraged by overall consumer sentiment: Pro     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 10:02 AM ET

    How investors can play the holiday retail season, with Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray, and Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners.

  • American Apparel CEO: Black Friday critical     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 4:33 PM ET

    With many retailers open on Thanksgiving day, Dov Charney, American Apparel CEO, says it depends on the context of the market whether a particular American Apparel store should be open or not.

  • Social media impact on shopping     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    Shopping has become very socially oriented, says Paul Rand, Zocalo Group CEO. This year mainstream retailers are using multiple social channels to connect with consumers.

  • Make or break time for retailers     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 4:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells shares holiday consumers' sentiment while Courtney Reagan tracks Black Friday trend developments.

  • Auto sales to pop?     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 1:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau, Robert Frank and Tyler Mathisen weigh in auto sales as Black Friday approaches. LeBeau says it's a fantastic time for dealerships because people are off for the long holiday weekend.

  • Social media & teen shoppers: Pro     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    Sara Germano,reporter for The Wall Street Journal, says teens are more into cultivating their own brands than buying things just because of their brand name. CNBC's Jane Wells, weighs in on teen retailers.

  • When and where people will shop     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells speaks with shoppers this holiday season. One shopper tells Wells she rather "stick a needle in my eye" than shop on Thanksgiving.

  • HSN CEO: Giving customers a reason to shop with us     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    HSN launched its holiday sales on October 5th. HSN, Inc. CEO Mindy Grossman discusses Black Friday deals, and price competition. "Over 12 percent of our sales come from mobile," she says.

  • Cashin: Taper not priced into market     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    Art Cashin of UBS says he already senses the market volume will be down ahead of the holiday. He also thinks investors should be concerned about a spike in yields and rates as people try to run ahead of the Fed.

  • Retailers open early: More sales?     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    Black Friday is actually the biggest sales day. Discussing whether retailers get more sales if they're open longer, with Jan Rogers Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen WWE CEO.

  • Retailers exporting this US staple: Black Friday Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 5:56 PM ET

    Thanksgiving may not be celebrated abroad, but more and more global consumers are coming to know what the day after means: 50-percent off cashmere sweaters.

  • Shoppers beware—the 12 scams of Christmas Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 6:14 PM ET
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    Christmas may be the season for giving, but it also the season for scamming, according to internet security firm McAfee.

  • Will you spend more this year?     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 10:19 AM ET

    The NRF says there will be about 7 million fewer people this year shopping over the 4 day weekend. CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to consumers in Huntington Beach, California.

  • Happy Thanksgivukkah!     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    For the first time in 95 years, Hanukkah directly coincides with Thanksgiving, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Play at your own risk: Dangerous toys of 2013 Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    Risks of choking, deafening or lead poisoning earned these toys slots on a "most dangerous toys of the year" list. NBC News reports.

  • Aéropostale, under pressure, adopts poison pill Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    The teen clothing retailer adopted a poison pill that will be triggered if a stockholder buys 10 percent of the company.

  • When aren't Black Friday deals a bargain? Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 12:32 PM ET

    Not every Black Friday deal is a bargain. How to make sure you're getting the best prices.

  • Black Friday madness: It's not always about deals Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    It's not about great deals and getting the shopping done early for some people. Some dive into the crowds for the sport of it on Black Friday.

  • Why holiday retail sales could hinge on this Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 7:04 AM ET

    Falling gas prices are shaping up as an unexpected gift for drivers—and for people on their holiday shopping lists.

  • Holiday storm vs. holiday shoppers     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Jim McDonald, Northern Trust, says retailers are breathing a sigh of relief; rain will probably push sales. Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial, weighs in on the holiday shopping season.

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