• A grim long-term outlook for retail workers Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Online retail and a weak job market is forcing workers to accept unpredictable schedules and less pay—trends experts say will continue.

  • Agenda for new Target CEO  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    Discussing the resume for new Target CEO Brain Cornell and what he must do to help the company succeed, with Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors.

  • Main Street reacts to selloff  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    Entrepreneur Liz Hollingsworth; David Meyers, Common Man Investor LLC; and Ben Becker, University of Missouri MBA student, discuss today's selloff and share their investment strategies.

  • Retail survivors in 25 years  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the results from a survey over which retailers participants think will still be around in another 25 years.

  • Target taps PepsiCo executive as new CEO: WSJ Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:33 AM ET

    Target has tapped PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell as its new chief executive, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Market Basket moves closer to deal: Report Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    Arthur T. Demoulas arrives for a board meeting, July 18, 2013.

    Arthur T. Demoulas' bid to buy Market Basket is the only bid left on the table as the retailer moves closer to a deal, The Boston Globe reported.

  • RadioShack is running out of cash: Moody's Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

    Moody's said it is "increasing likely" RadioShack will run out of cash by the fiscal third quarter of 2015.

  • Taking on Starbucks, one cup at a time Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:14 PM ET
    A mug from Stumptown Coffee

    Starbucks has over 400 locations in New York City, but that hasn’t stopped Stumptown Coffee from taking a bite out of the biggest name in coffee.

  • Chefs' reverse pilgrimage from the Big Apple Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Chef Gavin Kaysen

    Lower costs, less competition and diverse ingredients are prompting chefs like Daniel Kayser of Cafe Boulud to leave NYC. The NYT reports.

  • Panera vs. Chipotle: A tale of two restaurants Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    Panera Bread and Chipotle have both made names for themselves as healthier fast food chains, but lately their performances and stocks have diverged.

  • Best big box bet: COST, WMT or TGT  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:17 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs upgraded Costco to a buy, downgraded Wal-Mart to neutral and kept Target at a buy. FMHR traders Pete Najarian, Stephanie Link and Mike Murphy, share their favorite stock pick.

  • US confidence soars to highest in nearly 7 years Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    The Apple store on the Upper West Side in New York, July 20, 2014.

    Consumers grew more confident about the economy in July, The Conference Board reported on Tuesday, as expectations built for the recovery.

  • Cashing in on China’s big-spending tourists Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    As an increasing number of Chinese consumers jet off around the globe, companies are looking to exploit a growing market: the high-street shopper.

  • Expect your coconut water to get more expensive Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 7:04 PM ET

    The Philippines' already vulnerable coconut trees took a hit from the past year's typhoons even as demand for trendy coconut-based products is rising.

  • Would you wear a smartshoe? Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 7:04 PM ET
    Lechal shoe Smartshoes are the next smart wearables according to Indian technology startup Ducere Technologies.

    The Lechal smartshoe has clocked 25,000 pre-orders, but will consumers want their feet to climb the technology ladder?

  • Family Dollar deal could shake up discount retail Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 4:57 PM ET
    Low prices, as advertised in a display at a Mansfield, Texas, store, are a staple at Family Dollar.

    If Dollar Tree and Family Dollar complete a merger, stores should improve markedly, which may raise concern for competitors.

  • Adidas aims to 'Boost' its basketball game Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 4:58 PM ET
    The D-Rose 5 Boost and Crazylight Boost, from Adidas.

    On Sunday, Adidas announced it is bringing its innovative Boost technology to basketball, in part to take on Nike.

  • Darden CEO and chairman Clarence Otis steps down Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:06 PM ET
    Clarence Otis

    Darden Restaurants said CEO and chairman Clarence Otis is resigning as the company focuses on its Olive Garden chain following the Red Lobster sale.

  • Who the monster dollar-store merger should scare Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    A replica of the famous Godzilla in Tokyo.

    After news of the monster dollar-store merger, here's the thing no one seems to be talking about, says retail analyst Brian Sozzi.

  • Eating out: What $1.25 gets you around the globe Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than the international poverty threshold of $1.25 a day, according to the United Nations.

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