• Gap CEO Glenn Murphy to retire in February Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Shoppers walk past a Gap store in Chicago.

    Art Peck, Gap's president of growth, innovation and digital, will take over as CEO, while director Bob Fisher will become chairman.

  • JC Penney sinks after warning on sales Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 1:10 PM ET
    A JC Penney store in Brooklyn, New York.

    Shares in retailer J.C. Penney fell sharply on Wednesday after the company said same-store sales growth this quarter would be less than forecast.

  • Fantasy gifts: From $300K toy racetracks to Maseratis Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 5:08 PM ET
    Ultimate Mardi Gras Experience for six couples

    What's on your Christmas list this year? Chances are it's not a $300,000 toy racetrack, but if it is, you'd be in luck, Neiman Marcus would have you covered.

  • These restaurant items saw biggest calorie drop Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    Items introduced last year by big restaurant chains clocked in at 12 percent fewer calories, a new study found.

  • Sears plunges on report suppliers backing away Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 12:46 PM ET
    Shoppers walk toward a Sears store in Peoria, Ill.

    Sears Holdings stock is tanking after reports that three insurance firms for its suppliers are shying away from the company.

  • Costco shares climb after topping Street forecasts Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 7:49 AM ET
    A Costco store in Richmond, Calif., March 6, 2014.

    Costco Wholesale on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $697 million.

  • Gap's surprising CEO change  Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses the leadership change at Gap as CEO Glenn Murphy steps down and Art Peck takes over.

  • Did UK retailers get it wrong?  Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    Bill Grimsey, former CEO of Iceland and adviser for the Labour Party, says U.K. consumers cannot afford for Tesco "to be run in this manner", adding that the industry "has become bloated".

  • Challenging time ahead for China retail space: Pro  Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    An ongoing anti-graft campaign and slower growth in spending will continue to weigh on the mainland's retail sector, says Jessie Guo, Head of Regional Consumer Research at Jefferies.

  • JCP 'completely unhinged' from true value: Pro  Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 3:32 PM ET

    Should investors bet on JC Penney? Rick Snyder, Maxim Group, and Mark Hake, Hake Capital Management, discuss if the brand has been revitalized. Hake says the retailer is gaining new customers and getting its old customers back.

  • JC Penney's turnaround strategy  Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports from JC Penney's analyst day where executives discussed the retailer's long-term financial strategy and CEO succession plan.

  • What's in store for Christmas? Depends who you ask Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:01 AM ET
    Holiday decorations in the lobby of New York's Time Warner Center, a high-end mall.

    One thing experts can agree on: Consumers will remain cautious when opening their wallets this holiday.

  • Tesco asks another senior executive to step aside Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    Tesco has asked a fifth senior executive to step aside as it probes an overstatement of its expected profits, the Financial Times reports.

  • JC Penney will close more stores: Analysts Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    A JC Penney store in Brooklyn, New York.

    Sales and earnings are moving in the right direction, so the closures won't be seen as a sign of weakness, Brian Sozzi said.

  • UK shops cut prices; food inflation hits 8-year low Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 8:36 AM ET
    Customers look for groceries as they push shopping carts along the shopping aisles inside an Asda supermarket in London.

    Prices in U.K. high street stores fell at a faster rate in September and food inflation hit an all-time low.

  • Gwyneth Paltrow's goop names new CEO Lisa Gersh Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:59 PM ET
    Lisa Gersh in 2011.

    Lisa Gersh, former CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, will head goop, Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle and e-commerce company.

  • JC Penney financial targets  Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports JC Penney has released financial targets for three years out.

  • Costco's bottom line flows through: Analyst  Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    Discussing Costco's bottom line beat and competition with Sam's Club, with CNBC retail analyst Stacey Widlitz.

  • No announcement on JCP store closures  Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides the latest from JC Penney's analyst day where she spoke to CEO Mike Ullman about his succession plan.

  • JC Penney's big analyst meeting  Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 9:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports from JC Penney's analyst day where executives are discussing the retailer's turnaround strategy and CEO succession plan.

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