Analysts said there's much work to be done at Wal-Mart, which has posted negative domestic same-stores sales for the past five quarters.» Read More
But details of the Commerce Department report suggest the economy was on a solid footing at the end of the second quarter.
Germany's World Cup win raked in profits for Adidas via shirt sales and looks to continue to improve business for retail across Germany.
Retailers are having problems only this time, they don't have cold weather to blame. Instead, it's the consumer.
U.S. import prices rose less than expected in June as a drop in food costs offset an increase in petroleum, suggesting inflation pressures remained benign.
Traders will be watching earnings to see if the rebounding consumer will now be the engine of economic growth, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg of Reality Check, explains why he is "red flagging" Michael Kors.
Who might buy Aeropostale, and which retailers should investors watch, with Mary Epner, Retail Analysis principal, and Jan Kniffen, J Rogers Kniffen Worldwide CEO.
To battle rising food prices companies are passing costs on to consumers via sneaky changes in grocery aisles. Fiscal Times reports.
Burberry shareholders rejected a 20 million pound remuneration package for its new chief executive, Christopher Bailey. The Financial Times reports.
Pizza Hut will roll out nationally an almost-pizza-sized chocolate-chip cookie, cut into eight slices. USA Today reports.
Convinced that consumers are finally ready to shop online for Picassos in addition to Pez dispensers, Sotheby's and eBay are teaming up again. The NYT reports.
Swiss chocolate maker announces it has agreed to acquire Russell Stover -- making it the number three chocolate manufacturer in the U.S.
If not the weather, what can retail CEOs blame for sluggish traffic? It's the economy, some say.
Grocers must create an "in-store sensory experience...that can't be packaged and delivered by mail," an expert says.
Punch (yes really) is making a comeback on bar menus. Here's how to make the real deal at home.
Donald Williams, CIO of Platypus Asset Management, says a "sweet deal" for Country Road and the potential of losing $50 million make it unlikely for Solomon Lew to derail the merger proposal.
Discussing if consumers are to blame for retailers' poor performances, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, and Ed Yruma, Keybanc Capital Markets, provide perspective.
Several retailers are blaming a consumer funk for negative earnings news. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at whether the economy is to blame for the recent retail rut. And the FMHR crew reveal their best retails plays.
Joe Bastianich, Tim Love and Waylynn Lucas of CNBC's "Restaurant Startup" unanimously cited their three warning signs of a category five culinary nightmare.
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