• How about a $1.5 million TV for Christmas? Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    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.

  • Forget the selfie: Time for the 'unselfie' Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 6:12 PM ET

    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.

  • Black Friday shoppers ditch stores for the car lot Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    2014 BMW 4 Series convertible

    Because of a surge in business from Black Friday, the auto industry posted its best monthly sales since February 2007.

  • Cyber Monday best online sales day for Wal-Mart ever

    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 CEO: New shopper generation between channels

    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 strikes planned for 100 cities Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job this Thursday, organizers say.

  • Apple big holiday winner   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    Apple big holiday winner

    Shares of the tech giant are bucking the trend and moving higher after its upgrade at UBS, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Retail is a zero-sum game: Pro   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 12:39 PM ET
    Retail is a zero sum game: Pro

    Durban Capital portfolio manager Steve Kernkraut discusses his retail investment strategy and if e-commerce has put an end to traditional retailers.

  • Classic buying opportunity on Tesla: Pro   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 12:20 PM ET
    Classic buying opportunity on Tesla: Pro

    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.

  • Cyber Monday to shatter records Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 3:26 PM ET
    Ad on Macys.com

    The Black Friday creep that pinched sales on the holiday weekend doesn't appear to be affecting Cyber Monday.

  • Holiday spending highlights US wealth gap: Nomura Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 7:10 AM ET
    Customers shop at the Somerset Collection shopping mall in Troy, Michigan.

    One strategist believes consumer spending this holiday season will show that the U.S. Federal Reserve's "wealth effect" simply isn't working.

  • Big box stores in trouble: Expert   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Big box stores in trouble: Expert

    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.

  • Ascena CEO: Customer is being 'really selective'   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 8:16 AM ET
    Ascena CEO: Customer is being 'really selective'

    David Jaffe, Ascena Retail Group president & CEO, thinks his company is "well positioned," and discusses the difficult retail environment in 2013.

  • Did Amazon just pull off the best PR stunt ever? Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 12:44 PM ET
    Amazon delivery via Prime Air drone

    The news that Amazon would deliver by drones generated widespread buzz that spilled over into Cyber Monday, the busiest online shopping day of the year.

  • Mobile having a 'breakout year': Pro   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 6:55 AM ET
    Mobile having a 'breakout year': Pro

    Jay Henderson, IBM global strategy director says yesterday's Cyber Monday was the "largest online shopping day of the year" thus far. "Mobile sales accounted for 25 percent of overall online sales," he says.

  • Early figures point to blockbuster 'Cyber Monday' Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    U.S. online sales are expected to hit $2 billion on "Cyber Monday," for the first time since comScore has been tracking such information.

  • Online retail: Seniors happy using tablets   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Online retail: Seniors happy using tablets

    Eric Abensur, CEO of Venda, comments on Cyber Monday and reveals that tablets are changing the way people are shopping, especially older generations, whose online spending is "stunning."

  • Why Apple could be the big holiday shopping winner Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    A customer walks out of the Apple store with his new Apple Inc. iPad Air in Palo Alto, California.

    Initial readings from Black Friday and Cyber Monday look very strong for Apple. And that has some traders feeling bullish.

  • US justices decline to tackle state sales tax case Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:49 AM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court building.

    The U.S. Supreme Court declined to decide whether Internet retailers need to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence.

  • Amazon says testing delivery by drone Sunday, 1 Dec 2013 | 10:14 PM ET
    Amazon.com is testing out the viability of drone delivery for small packages.

    Online retailer Amazon.com is testing package delivery using drones, the company's CEO Jeff Bezos told CBS television late Sunday.

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