• Collectible toy trucks survive Hess deal Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 12:53 PM ET

    Collectors can breathe easy as Hess announced it will continue making its toy trucks after the sale of its retail arm to Marathon Petroleum.

  • Data breach costs still unknown: Target CEO Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Target's John Mulligan

    Target may not know the costs of the data breach until late in the second quarter or early third quarter, interim CEO John Mulligan said.

  • McDonald's answers 'Why doesn't your food rot?' Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 1:09 PM ET
    A McDonald's restaurant in Miami.

    In a series of posts on its website, McDonald's answers customers' frequently asked questions about its food in the U.S.

  • Bringing bowling back     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports how some are making bowling more hip.

  • Dealflicks: Priceline for movies?     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 11:47 AM ET

    Sean Wycliffe, Dealflicks co-founder and CEO, explains his platform which aims to become the Priceline for movies by partnering with theater owners to offer reduced ticket prices and lure moviegoers to the box office.

  • PetSmart to drop Chinese-made treats by next year Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    Amid thousands of pet illness complaints and an ongoing FDA investigation, PetSmart plans to pull the treats by March 2015.

  • Candy crush! Checkout treats banned here Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 9:28 AM ET

    UBritain's Tesco has pledged to remove checkout confectionery from all stores before the end of 2014, amid rising concern over health and well-being.

  • Best Buy sees weak same-store sales for 2 quarters Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Best Buy posted quarterly results that topped Wall Street expectations, but the company handed in weak same-store sales guidance.

  • Retail a 'prisoner' of quarterly report: Ex-CEO Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    Former Bloomingdale's CEO Michael Gould said there's an underlying issue in retail: There's not enough risk-taking or newness.

  • Climate change could reduce food supply: Report Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 12:01 AM ET
    Severe drought is a contributing factor in the declining cattle count, which has sent wholesale beef prices up.

    Climate change could cut into the growth in food production even as the world's population increases, according to a new bipartisan report.

  • The 'fundamental flaw' that's costing retailers Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    A couple shop for a new stove with help from a sales associate at Abt Electronics in Glenview, Illinois.

    Educated and engaged store associates who could meet consumers' needs rang up much higher sales than those who didn't, according to a study.

  • Microsoft launches retail store     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    Microsoft is launching its new retail store in New Jersey. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports the tech giant plans to open another 13 stores by the end of June.

  • Where retail consumers are moving     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan speaks to Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly about moving a majority of its business online and explains the advantages of small format retail shops.

  • EBay breach may be second-largest in US history Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    EBay headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

    EBay is poised to go down as one of the biggest data breaches in history, based on the number of accounts compromised.

  • Be on alert! Vacation rental scams an 'epidemic' Saturday, 24 May 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    When it comes to vacation nightmares, renting a home or apartment from a scammer has to be near the top of the list.

  • Sears to shutter more stores as loss widens Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 7:24 AM ET
    Sears' flagship store in Chicago.

    Sears posted a bigger loss as the struggling retailer failed to arrest the fall in sales despite offering heavy discounts to woo shoppers.

  • And the next 'Game of Thrones' beer is... Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 3:06 PM ET
    Ommegang beers on tap

    New York-based Brewery Ommegang said Valar Morghulis, a Belgian-style Abbey Dubbel ale, will be the next "Game of Thrones"-inspired brew.

  • McDonald's shareholders OK CEO pay amid protests Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
    McDonald's employees protesting for a higher minimum wage outside the McDonald's annual shareholder's meeting in Oak Brook, IL.

    McDonald's shareholders approved an advisory measure on exec pay at the chain, where CEO Don Thompson took home compensation of $9.5 million in 2013.

  • Ulmart's model better than Amazon's: CEO     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    Dmitry Kostygin, chaiman of Ulmart, describes the group's operations as the "next generation" of internet retailing and says Amazon will probably switch to Ulmart's model in the next couple years.

  • Is Disney killing the mall?     Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the retail market and how travel & lodging is hurting discretionary retail, with Paul Trussell, Deutsche Bank analyst, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

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