• Signs of life for retail: Bon-Ton CEO  Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 4:46 PM ET

    Brendan Hoffman, Bon-Ton Stores president and CEO, says the last 6 months haven't given much of a reason to be optimistic for the holiday season but the last month may have turned it around.

  • Shop carefully for retail stocks this year Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 1:59 PM ET

    For retailers, the outlook for this holiday season is shaping up as a mirror of the widening wealth gap of the American shopping public.

  • Retailers reinvent the holiday pop-up shop Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Google's holiday pop-up store showcases tech gadgets. Retailers this year are using temporary retail spaces in more creative ways.

    With less vacant retail space available amid an improving economy, retailers are experimenting with pop-up stores within existing larger spaces.

  • Sales come early: Wal-Mart starts Cyber Saturday Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Wal-Mart announces it will start Cyber Monday two days early by offering steep website discounts two days after Thanksgiving.

  • McDonald’s is getting grilled over its employee advice, after suggesting returning purchases and bringing a sack lunch.

  • Gap illustrates great consistency: Analyst  Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    "Shoppers are gravitating towards deals," says Oliver Chen of Citigroup. Gap reported Q3 revenue of $3.98 billion, and Chen discusses the quarter and recent trends in retail.

  • Wal-Mart has strategies to win consumer: Pro  Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    Looking ahead to retail performance, and sharing his top picks in the space is Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group. "Everyone is fighting back against Wal-Mart right now," he explains.

  • Low-end retailers hurting: Pro  Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    Bill Taubman of The Taubman Centers, weighs in on retail going into the holiday season.

  • Limited McRib could stick it to McDonald’s sales Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 6:35 PM ET
    McDonald's McRib

    The fast-food giant is not offering the cult favorite nationally but instead will let franchisees choose whether or not to put it on their menu.

  • The smallest of gifts is breaking records this year Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Spending on gift cards is expected to reach a record high this year, as shoppers search for practical gifts.

  • Abercrombie in a tough spot: Pro  Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    Is Abercrombie and Fitch worth investing in? Susan Anderson, FBR Capital Markets, and Howard Tubin, RBC Capital Markets, debate the retailer.

  • Why it may pay to skip Black Friday Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Retailers are pushing black Friday sales earlier this year, letting consumers walk away with doorbuster deals up to a week before the holiday.

  • Long Target, short Wal-Mart: Pro  Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    Hugh Johnson of Hugh Johnson Advisors, is very wary of putting any low-end retailers in his portfolio. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weighs in.

  • Tough day for low-end retailers  Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports some low-end consumer headwinds weighing stocks down.

  • Slight beat for Gap; gross margin pressure: Analyst  Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    Gap is reporting Q3 EPS of $0.72 on revenue of $3.98 billion. Roxanne Meyer, UBS retail analyst, and Richard Jaffe, Stifel retail analyst, discuss whether it's time to gamble on this stock just ahead of the holiday season.

  • Breadth & death of promotions?  Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Gap and its Banana Republic and Old Navy brands are flooding consumers' inboxes with discounts every day, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Low end retail 'cautious': Pisani  Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani explains why he sees high end retail doing better than low end retail.

  • Guess how much cash is hiding your sofa Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    Good news for holiday shoppers: You may have more money than you think.

  • KFC owner Yum Brands restructures units Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 9:41 AM ET

    Yum Brands will combine the U.S. and international divisions of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and keep its China and India units separate.

  • Retailers: high-end doing well, low-end cautious Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 12:36 PM ET
    The Westfield North County Mall in Escondido, Calif.

    High-end retailers are doing well, but low-end stores are cautious and very promotional.

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