• Retailers compete ahead of holiday   Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 7:45 AM ET
    Retailers compete ahead of holiday

    Discounts for retailers are a necessary evil to win sales and traffic during the holiday season, explains CNBC's Courtney Reagan. A look at how the retailers are competing this season.

  • Salvatore Ferragamo: 'Made in Italy' here to stay   Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 7:35 PM ET
    Salvatore Ferragamo: 'Made in Italy' is here to stay

    Michele Norsa, CEO of Salvatore Ferragamo describes the clothing brand's manufacturing strategy and the key to winning in Chinese markets.

  • Christmas shoppers, just wait—big toy deals coming Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a Toys 'R' Us Inc. store in New York.

    Analysts expect slow toys sales this year. Parents with a flexible gift list may benefit from waiting to shop.

  • Activist wants to dress down Men’s Wearhouse board Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 12:44 PM ET
    Ricky Sandler, Eminence Capital

    Rickey Sandler ramped up pressure on Men's Wearhouse to merge with Jos A. Bank on Wednesday.

  • Tumi CEO: Consumers range between luxury & average   Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 11:23 AM ET
    Tumi CEO: Consumers range between luxury & average

    Tumi president and CEO Jerome Griffith, discusses its most popular accessories, and its multi-channel approach in stores and online for consumers.

  • Cramer: Off life-support, now rehab for retailer Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 10:42 AM ET

    Department store chain J.C. Penney becomes "just another retailer" after third-quarter earnings, CNBC's Jim Cramer said.

  • Raising the minimum wage—Beyond Wal-Mart Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 8:57 AM ET
    "Main Street"

    When everyone starts yelling about the need for behemoths like Wal-Mart and McDonald’s to raise their minimum wage, here's what they’re forgetting.

  • Lane Crawford: See 90% annual growth in China   Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 10:23 PM ET
    Lane Crawford: See 90% annual growth in China

    Andrew Keith, President of Lane Crawford describes how the luxury firm is enjoying strong demand from Chinese customers.

  • JC Penney still shrinking, but getting better Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    J.C. Penney is reporting a wider third-quarter loss, but the results showed its business is starting to stabilize.

  • Buy, sell or hold JCP?   Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 1:08 PM ET
    Buy, sell or hold JCP?

    JC Penney posted a wider Q3 loss but forecasts higher sales for the holiday season. Paul Swinand, Morningstar Equity, and Mary Ross Gilbert, Imperial Capital, debate the best trade for the retailer. Swinand says the stock is not for a weak stomach.

  • Good times! Consumers pry open wallets in October Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
    The Westfield North County Mall in Escondido, Calif.

    A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in October as households bought a range of goods.

  • Lowe's boosts outlook as housing rebounds Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 10:22 AM ET
    An employee helps a customer shop for a sander at a Lowe's home improvement store in Chicago, Illinois

    No. 2 home improvement chain Lowe's reported a rise in quarterly profit and raised its outlook for the current fiscal year on Wednesday.

  • Consumers shopping later for luxury?   Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 1:24 PM ET
    Consumers shopping later for luxury?

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports December 21st, "Super Saturday" is expected to the busiest day for jewelers.

  • Amazon enjoying a holiday edge over physical shops Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 11:34 AM ET
    Holiday decorations in the lobby of New York's Time Warner Center, a high-end mall.

    With consumers expected to do more of their holiday shopping online than ever, Amazon stands to benefit, but can the online giant keep this advantage forever?

  • After cheap gifts this Christmas? Here's where to go… Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 11:51 PM ET

    If you've got a pile of stockings to fill this Christmas, shopping in Taiwan could result in hefty savings, according to new survey.

  • Black Friday shopping tips   Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Black Friday shopping tips

    Want to know the secret to bagging a Black Friday bargain, CNBC's Herb Weisbaum says the first thing to know is that Black Friday is more than just a day.

  • Black Friday shopping tips   Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Black Friday shopping tips

    Want to know the secret to bagging a Black Friday bargain, CNBC's Herb Weisbaum says the first thing to know is that Black Friday is more than just a day..

  • Easy Fed policy   Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Easy Fed policy

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke emphasized that the Fed's monetary policy guidance provides thresholds, not triggers. Dino Kos, CLS Bank International, and Former Fed Gov. Mark Olson, provide perspective.

  • Nothing in-between? The wealth gap alters retail Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Robert Barakett $59.50 men’s white T-shirt versus Kmart’s Basic Edition $6.98 white T-shirt.

    The market now is a place in which even basic goods such as socks and razors are either incredibly cheap or extremely expensive.

  • Wal-Mart ups the ante on Black Friday yet again Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    "Black Friday is our Super Bowl, and we plan to win," said Duncan Mac Naughton, the company's chief merchandising and marketing officer.

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