• The death of denim? Blame 'athleisure' Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    A growing trend in casual wear is all about comfort and denim is still struggling to find its place, and leaving some companies in a tough spot.

  • The really big ruckus over 'Two Buck Chuck' Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    The 2 Buck Chuck lineup.

    The man behind the wine some call "Two Buck Chuck" is seeing red, and it has nothing to do with cabernet sauvignon.

  • Smartphone 'kill switch' law passes in California Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 4:11 PM ET
    Blackphone, a security optimized smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 25, 2014.

    A bill that requires all new smartphones sold in California to come loaded with a "kill switch" passed the legislature.

  • Not so smart? Bank deposits by phone Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    Using a mobile banking app to make a deposit may be convenient, but it can delay access to those funds by a week or more.

  • July retail sales unchanged  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer spending. This number pretty much misses on all fronts, says Santelli.

  • What's ailing consumers? Retailers confused  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports consumers are spending more on back-to-school shopping but only because items are pricier - they're not actually buying more.

  • US retail sales: Expect a slow recovery  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Jharonne Martis, director of research at Thomson Reuters, discusses Macy's ahead of the group¿s earnings and the U.S. retail sector in general.

  • DXL CEO: Big men, bigger stores  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 4:20 PM ET

    David Levin, Destination XL CEO, discusses the big and tall store's expansion and re-branding efforts. "Shark Tank's" Kevin O'Leary provides perspective.

  • Williams-Sonoma back-to-school play?  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Discussing how Williams-Sonoma could benefit from back-to-school sales, with Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets senior equity research analyst, and Jamie Katz, Morningstar equity analyst.

  • Citi's back to school stock picks  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Discussing which retail stocks investors should buy and which should be avoided, with Oliver Chen, Citigroup analyst.

  • Etsy launches wholesale program  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    Etsy wants to get more sellers' goods in stores. Chad Dickerson, Etsy CEO, discusses Etsy's wholesale program and brick-and-mortar strategy.

  • The Wal-Mart play  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    Should investors buy Wal-Mart ahead of earnings on Thursday? Chad Morganlander, Stifel, and Burt Flickinger, Strategic Resource Insight Group, debate the retailer's earnings potential and leadership at the company.

  • The amazing deals most consumers are overlooking Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    Consumer discounts on refurbished products can be steep compared with hot-off-the-line new products, especially for home appliances.

  • Back-to-school costs soar, burdening the poor Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 3:21 PM ET

    With schools strapped for cash, back-to-school supplies have become a much bigger burden for poor families.

  • 'Aunt Jemima' heirs sue Quaker Oats for royalties Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 8:13 AM ET
    Bottles of PepsiCo Inc. Aunt Jemima syrup are displayed for sale at a ShopRite Holdings Ltd. grocery store in Stratford, Connecticut.

    The great grandson of Anna Short Harrington, the woman who became "Aunt Jemima," has filed a class action lawsuit to try to obtain royalties.

  • How does the U.K. shop online, 20 years after the world first took to the virtual checkouts?

  • Kombucha cha-ching: Probiotic tea fizzes up growth Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    A boom in sales is giving rise to more Kombucha tea companies that are brewing flavors to lure the palates of mainstream consumers.

  • Amazon takes on Disney and Captain America Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    Consumers are suddenly unable to place advance orders to buy DVDs or Blu-ray discs of films from Walt Disney Studios.

  • Why Advent is buying stake in Lululemon Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 1:51 PM ET
    A Lululemon Athletica store is shown in Pasadena, Calif.

    The private equity firm's confidence that the brand is in the early innings of its life cycle, a source told CNBC Friday.

  • UK grocers 'not serving what we want': Pro  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Rahul Sharma, founder and managing director at Neev Capital, says mid-tier supermarkets are seeing their market share eroded by discount grocers.

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