• Take a long, slow drink of $4,000 whiskey Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    Whiskey fans are trying to buy limited stocks of Michter's Celebration Sour Mash Whiskey, made by a Kentucky distillery, for nearly $4,000 per bottle.

  • It's game on for a retooled Best Buy this holiday Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Black Friday shoppers carry away discounted items from a Best Buy store which opened its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day in Naples, Fla.

    Despite saying it would be competitive on price this holiday, analysts said Best Buy is poised to be one of the season's winners.

  • Violence flares as shoppers hunt Black Friday deals Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 9:34 AM ET
    Shoppers wait in line during on Thanksgiving 2013 at the Toys 'R Us store in Fairfax, Va.

    Shoppers eager to get a jump on Black Friday got into arguments and fought in parking lots at a few places around the country. NBC News reports.

  • How the Xbox One gets to Wal-Mart   Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    How the Xbox One gets to Wal-Mart

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan breaks down the the logistics of getting Microsoft's game console into the retail giant's stores.

  • Yes, Virginia, Apple is giving discounts Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:28 AM ET
    iPads displayed in the window of an Apple store in London, England.

    Apple, which is not known for discounts, sent out emails offering some Black Friday gift cards for purchasers of its products, AllThingsD reports.

  • How retailers are spying on your Black Friday spree Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 7:34 AM ET
    A woman shops for a bargains during the Thanksgiving holiday on November 28, 2013, at the Toys-R-Us store in Fairfax, Virginia.

    In the search for answers this shopping season, consumer behavior online is being tracked aggressively with help from technology.

  • Chart of the Day: Why Black Friday matters Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 5:19 AM ET
    Shoppers looking for a bargains shop during the Thanksgiving holiday on November 28, 2013, at the Toys-R-Us store in Fairfax, Virginia.

    Black Friday sales have accounted for anywhere from 44 percent to 49 percent of all holiday season sales, according to the National Retail Federation.

  • eBay surprised me: Analyst   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:45 AM ET
    eBay surprised me: Analyst

    Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets internet analyst, explains why he thinks eBay is headed higher.

  • PNC's Christmas price index rises 7.7%   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:34 AM ET
    PNC's Christmas price index

    James Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management CIO, digs into the trust cost of Christmas.

  • 'Squawk' goes shopping   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:11 AM ET
    'Squawk' goes shopping

    Eyeing the retail sector just after Black Friday, with Dana Telsey, CEO of Telsey Advisory Group. "More retailers will open on Thanksgiving next year," she says.

  • Retail: Engagement level is encouraging   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 5:30 AM ET
    Retail: Engagement level is encouraging

    Jason O'Connell, research director at Boston Private Bank & Trust and George Tsapouris, investment strategist at Coutts, discuss U.K. and U.S. consumption as the holiday shopping season has started.

  • Why Cyber Monday could 'dissipate'   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Why Cyber Monday could 'dissipate'

    Bryan Roberts, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, talks about the U.K.'s Black Friday and Cyber Monday and says the former should bring spending forward "rather than being incremental."

  • Technology: The key to holiday retail?   Sunday, 1 Dec 2013 | 9:51 PM ET
    Technology will be the key to holiday retail

    Michael Gurka, Managing Director at Spectrum Asset Management breaks down the Black Friday sales.

  • Discounted apparel big with holiday shoppers   Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 12:23 PM ET
    Discounted apparel big with holiday shoppers

    CNBC producers Krista Braun and Bree Kelly report traffic at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey has picked up, especially for retailers with discounted apparel.

  • Very important weekend: Land's End CEO   Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 12:33 PM ET
    Very important weekend: Land's End CEO

    Edgar Huber, Land's End president and CEO, reports very strong numbers for this Black Friday shopping weekend thus far. Huber says the business volume for "Cyber Monday" is also expected to be extremely high.

  • Black Friday Live: Macy's mobbed, long lines creep Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 2:05 PM ET
    People enter Macy's Herald Square as the store opens its doors at 8 pm Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.

    Sales that began Thursday continued through Friday. Many people complained about the early start, but still they went out shopping anyway.

  • FedEx SVP: Proud of service   Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 1:51 PM ET
    FedEx SVP: Proud of service

    With FedEx preparing for Cyber Monday, Patrick Fitzgerald, FedEx senior vice president of services, says Cyber Monday will be its busiest day in the history of FedEx.

  • On register's other side, there's little to spend Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:01 AM ET
    An employee rings up a customer at the Macy's Inc. flagship store in New York.

    The struggle of low-income workers, many in retailing, is adding momentum to efforts to increase the federal minimum wage. The NYT reports.

  • 2 Wal-Mart employees arrested at Black Friday protests

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on protests happening at 1,500 Wal-Marts around the country today. Ten protesters have been arrested outside a Wal-Mart in Chicago including 2 employees.

  • Steady foot traffic at America's malls   Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 12:14 PM ET
    Steady foot traffic at America's malls

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports from the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Dayton Ohio. Reagan says foot traffic is pretty good.

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