• Loehmann's to begin liquidation Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Loehmann's , a discount retailer which traces its roots back more than 90 years, will soon begin liquidating its inventory.

  • Lululemon 'best in class': Trader     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 12:24 PM ET

    Lululemon had a tough 2013. FMHR traders Mike Murphy and Josh Brown debate the play on the stock. Brown thinks investors "cannot own this stock with a straight face."

  • Nicla Di Palma, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says that Morrison's poor performance is down to a weak online offering and lack of convenience stores.

  • UK supermarkets: The winners and losers     Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Rahul Sharma, founder and managing director at Neev Capital, discusses the problems facing British supermarkets and who is taking the lead in the sector.

  • Want to snag a rich guy? Accept bitcoins Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 11:48 AM ET
    Zynga has begun testing use of bitcoin payments.

    As Zynga becomes the latest adopter of the digital currency, the move highlights a budding trend: businesses adopting bitcoin to woo a key consumer demographic.

  • Overstock CEO: Why we're accepting bitcoins Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 8:36 AM ET
    Patrick M. Byrne

    Overstock recently announced it would accept bitcoin as payment. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne explains the business — and philosophical — reasons behind the decision.

  • Uncertainty for JC Penney     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 2:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether JC Penney ruined its relationship with investors, with Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Sears smackdown: Fight with analyst gets nasty Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 12:49 PM ET
    Sears Holdings Corp. signage

    Analyst Brian Sozzi has detailed pics and stats arguing his case about why Sears is experiencing a slow death. Sears has come out swinging against him, going so far as to accuse him of working for Macy’s.

  • 10 things 'not' to buy in 2014     Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    AnnaMaria Andriotis, MarketWatch, shares her list of 10 things consumers can do without this year that will save them time and money.

  • Holiday data shows mixed picture     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    ShopperTrak released its first wide-scale read on the holiday shopping season. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the data.

  • Sho Kawano, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs Japan, says the impact of April's consumption tax hike will be offset by healthy consumer sentiment and job market.

  • Meijer CEO prevents NFL blackout     Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Hank Meijer, Meijer CEO and co-chairman, helped the city of Indianapolis avoid a blackout of the Colts NFL playoff game by purchasing 1200 tickets and donating them to local military families.

  • It’s not as gloomy as you think for retail Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 11:33 AM ET
    NYC customers outside Macy's Herald Square store on Thanksgiving 2013.

    Wall Street analysts are adjusting their 2014 forecasts for retail, and although they're generally cautious, they do see some positive signs.

  • Old Spice's new 'Mom Song' ad—freaky or funny? Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    Old Spice pushes new boundaries with this ad.

    Old Spice's new ad featuring moms singing sad songs about their sons growing up could have you laughing, or calling your therapist. NBC's TODAY reports.

  • eBay-backed Indian retailer joins delivery battle Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 9:20 AM ET

    India's e-commerce market is heating up after the country's largest online marketplace introduced same-day delivery to battle rivals Amazon and Flipkart.

  • Men's Wearhouse gets hostile with Jos. A. Bank Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 6:07 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk by a Men's Wearhouse retail store on October 9, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

    Apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse mounted a hostile bid for rival Jos. A. Bank, days after the smaller rival upped its buyout defenses.

  • Beware the post-snowstorm price gougers Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    A man clears a sidewalk in Brooklyn on Friday after a storm that left up to 8 inches of snow in New York.

    Consumers are being warned about overpaying for services they need as a result of the latest weather to wallop the Northeast.

  • Chobani is latest victim in shrinking grocery case Saturday, 4 Jan 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Chobani Inc. greek yogurt at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    Some customers notice when they get less yogurt for the same price.

  • Cheerios drops genetically modified ingredients Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    General Mills said it has stopped using genetically modified ingredients in its Cheerios as the U.S. branded foods manufacturer hopes the move will firm up customer loyalty.

  • Bob Derrington, Wunderlich Securities, and Matthew Boss, JPMorgan, reveal their top consumer discretionary stocks. Boss sees "choppiness" and headwinds ahead for retail in 2014.

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