• Smart kegs to mobile: What to watch in retail Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 2:16 PM ET
    GameStop's new beacon technology, which is powered by Shelfbucks.

    Retailers and industry experts were decidedly more optimistic at the National Retail Federation's annual show.

  • Target's post-Canada wish list: Stores, mannequins Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 11:43 AM ET
    A woman pushes a shopping cart as she leaves a Target Corp. store in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Target Corp. will walk away from Canada less than two years after opening stores there, putting an end to a mismanaged expansion that racked up billions in losses.

    While the Canada pullout will initially cost Target, it should deliver a long-term benefit to the company's U.S. business.

  • 2015: The year for app-driven toys?  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 4:50 AM ET

    The toy industry is looking strong, according to Peter Jenkinson, toyologist at Toyology, who says "app-controlled toys" and "artificial-intelligence toys" will be the industry's next big thing.

  • Why you shouldn't panic over retail sales miss Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 12:57 PM ET
    Shoppers push their carts through the checkout line at a Target store in Chicago.

    Despite negative reaction to December's retail sales data, overall holiday sales were largely in line with experts' predictions.

  • Retail sales weak, cast a cloud on consumer spending Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    Shoppers are at the Citadel Outlets in Los Angeles last month.

    A gauge of U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in December as demand fell almost across the board.

  • Were December retail sales really that bad? Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:03 AM ET
    A shopper checks out at a register at Walmart in Los Angeles.

    A 6.5-percent monthly decline in gas station receipts accounts for much of the drop in December retail sales.

  • Burberry hit by falling sales in Hong Kong Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:31 AM ET
    Burberry store at London's Heathrow Airport

    British luxury brand Burberry warned on Wednesday that a fall in sales in the key market of Hong Kong could impact its full-year margin.

  • Craft-retail site Etsy may seek Q1 IPO: Report Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 7:32 PM ET
    Chad Dickerson, CEO of Etsy

    Etsy is mulling a plan to take the company public, Bloomberg reported, citing sources with knowledge of the matter.

  • Target to shut down in Canada, sees $5.4B loss Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 12:31 PM ET
    A Target store in Toronto last November.

    Target Corp said Thursday it would shut down its Canadian operations, ending long-term speculation over the viability of the struggling business.

  • After Ohio State win, $1.5M in free furniture Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:56 PM ET
    Quarterback Cardale Jones of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after defeating the Oregon Ducks 42 to 20 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.

    Furniture stores in Ohio and Kentucky are set to pay out $1.5 million to customers after Ohio State's college football championship victory.

  • Amazon is tricking you with its pricing strategy Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:07 PM ET

    A study reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition, Re/code reports.

  • Target misses in Canada  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 2:28 PM ET

    Target is closing 133 stores in Canada, and 17,000 employees will lose their jobs. Mark Cohen, former Sears Canada CEO, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan, provide perspective on the company's decision.

  • 17,000 Target employees to lose jobs in Canada  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 2:27 PM ET

    Target has announced it will close 133 stores in Canada, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • CNBC's big retail bet: And the winner is...  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 2:50 PM ET

    Mandy Drury announces the winner of a retail bet between CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Steve Liesman.

  • Holiday sales fell short: Here's why?  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 4:34 PM ET

    Discussing whether drivers diverted savings from the gas pump into retail, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Monica Metha, Seventh Capital.

  • Shop wholesale on your phone  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:53 AM ET

    Boxed co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang, discusses how his mobile wholesale shopping club company differentiates from Costco.

  • Pro: Retail numbers just a blip  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    Liz Dunn, Talmage founder and CEO, and Michelle Meyer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, provide perspective on weaker than expected retail data.

  • Opportunity in volatility  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:07 AM ET

    Discussing the current market environment, with Jeffrey Kleintop, Charles Schwab, and Brian Rehling, WF Investment Institute.

  • Wednesday data that rocked the market  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman digs into weaker than expected holiday sales data, and what economists have to say.

  • Cramer's take on NRF data  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 9:07 AM ET

    The NRF is reporting holiday sales grew 4.0 percent year-over-year. CNBC's Jim Cramer provides perspective.

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