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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.
The idea of giving to those in need seems to have become buried under a pile of boxes and wrapping paper. It's social media to the rescue.
Because of a surge in business from Black Friday, the auto industry posted its best monthly sales since February 2007.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the best online sales day ever on Cyber Monday for Wal-Mart. Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday was the highest 5-day stretch in online sales in company history.
Neiman Marcus president & CEO Karen Katz discusses how her company is approaching the holiday season, and consumer behavior. "70 percent of our customers go online to do research before they come into the store," she says.
Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job this Thursday, organizers say.
Shares of the tech giant are bucking the trend and moving higher after its upgrade at UBS, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Durban Capital portfolio manager Steve Kernkraut discusses his retail investment strategy and if e-commerce has put an end to traditional retailers.
Adam Jonas, Morgan Stanley head of global auto research, discusses his bullish call on Tesla and why Morgan Stanley has made it a top stock pick.
The Black Friday creep that pinched sales on the holiday weekend doesn't appear to be affecting Cyber Monday.
One strategist believes consumer spending this holiday season will show that the U.S. Federal Reserve's "wealth effect" simply isn't working.
Sucharita Mulpuru-Kodali, Forrester Research, and Jonathan Rettinger, TechnoBuffalo, provide their thoughts on the future of brick and mortar stores, as online sales keep ticking up.