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David Hamaty, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Kurt Salmon highlights the likely impact and possible winners and losers of the sales tax hike in Japan.
As China restructures its economy to become more consumption driven, CNBC's Eunice Yoon looks at the rising role of the mainland's younger generation.
Amid an inventory backlog, Wal-Mart Stores is cutting US orders, according to a Bloomberg report that the discount giant called "misleading."
"You see strength in anything touching the home," Chris Horvers of JPMorgan says.
While Men's Wearhouse's outlook remains cautious, its new CEO Doug Ewert told CNBC he is focusing on the company's strengths.
A survey released by the National Retail Federation says fewer people will be celebrating Halloween, and they will be spending less too.
The deadly assault on a luxury Nairobi mall has sent shock waves around the world, raising concerns about security at shopping centers.
Nomorobo, a website, went live Monday. It offers a free way to block those annoying—and often illegal—automated phone calls that interrupt your day.
After last year's holiday hiring frenzy, retailers are showing more restraint in ramping up their staff for the crucial holiday shopping season.
As supermarkets tighten policies to curtail coupon use, shoppers have to get creative to save on groceries.
While French fries are a staple of the fast-food burger business, they have long been vilified by nutrition experts.
J.C. Penney said it expects to raise up to $932 million via a public stock offering.
CNBC contributor Stacey Widlitz says the retailer's priority should not be online but getting people back in stores.
JC Penney shares are down sharply after the company raised $1 billion through a new stock offering. CNBC's Scott Wapner breaks down the retailer's problems. And Tom Stemberg, The Highland Consumer Fund and former CEO of Staples, shares his play on the troubled retailer.
Michael Binetti, UBS analyst, weighs in on whether there is any hope for the retailer, as the stock comes under serious pressure. It's going to be very "tricky" for the company to get customers back into the stores.
JCPenney said it will sell 84 million shares of stock in a secondary offering, potentially raising more than $800 million.
JC Penney CEO Ullman told investors the retailer does not see conditions for the rest of the year where it would need to raise liquidity, a source said.
JC Penney shares are sinking after hours on news the retailer is launching a new issuance of 84 million shares, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. The "Fast Money" traders take their positions.
JC Penney CEO Mike Ullman says he is "pleased with progress in the company's turnaround efforts," and "vendors are very supportive." Rick Snyder, Maxim Group; Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO; and CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg, discuss.
Deborah Weinswig, Citigroup analyst, explains why there is growing concern among vendors about the ailing retailers liquidity levels as the holiday buying season approaches.