• Weak start to holiday selling season   Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 11:13 AM ET
    Weak start to holiday selling season

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on consumer spending and the disappointing holiday sales numbers thus far.

  • Pisani's market open: Retail warning signs?   Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 9:41 AM ET
    Pisani's market open: Retail warning signs?

    CNBC's Bob Pisani takes a look at why it might be time to reconsider the retail group.

  • Cold weather increases Black Friday sales   Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:29 PM ET
    Cold weather increases Black Friday sales

    This year's Black Friday was the coldest in more than 20 years. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the unusually cold temperatures stimulated consumer buying on Black Friday, particularly with winter apparel.

  • The power of Pinterest   Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 10:25 AM ET
    The power of Pinterest

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the advertising influence of Pinterest during the holiday retail season.

  • Stocking stuffer stock picks   Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:41 AM ET
    Stocking stuffer stock picks

    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 hottest Black Friday item: A towel Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Customers wait in line to enter a Wal-Mart on Thanksgiving Day in Troy, Mich.

    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

  • The Great Shoppers' Migration   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:35 PM ET
    The Great Shoppers' Migration

    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.

  • The real lessons from Black Friday traffic Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 12:55 PM ET
    Shoppers walk with bags at the Somerset Collection shopping mall on November 29, 2013 in Troy, Michigan.

    Breaking down the reasons for the contrasting Black Friday weekend shopping data released by the National Retail Federation and ShopperTrak.

  • Diners not biting on KFC's China revival campaign Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 2:16 AM ET

    KFC China's ads remind diners about the food safety scare at the fried chicken chain, and could undermine its mission to revise sale.

  • Tips for snagging luxury gifts at deep discounts Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 9:06 AM ET
    Women browse handbags at a Macy's Inc. store in New York.

    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 takes aim at new target: Amazon Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:48 PM ET
    A bicyclist rides his bike past a Google Inc. sign at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

    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.

  • Winning stocks for December: Bespoke's Paul Hickey Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 6:34 PM ET
    Holiday retailers lag: Pro

    "The names you would traditionally think of with the holidays, they've actually lagged the market," Bespoke's Paul Hickey says.

  • 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.

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