• Calling Target to gripe? Better get comfortable Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    A Target customer prepares to sign a credit card slip.

    Wait times spiked in Target's customer service channels following news that the accounts of 40 million customers had been breached.

  • Macy's cuts 2,500 jobs, projects strong earnings Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    Macy's flagship store in Herald Square, New York City.

    Department store operator Macy's forecast earnings for the coming year above Wall Street's estimates and announced a new cost cutting plan. Shares up.

  • JC Penney shares plunge amid sluggish turnaround Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    J.C. Penney reaffirmed its fourth-quarter outlook, but analysts caution the retailer still isn't where it needs to be in its turnaround efforts.

  • Christmas trade: Battle of the Retailers     Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 2:56 AM ET

    Christmas is the busiest time of year for most retailers, but which British stores had the best performance?

  • Why a 15% drop in holiday shoppers didn't matter Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Americans may not have hit the malls in droves this holiday season, but those who did, spent, according to data from ShopperTrak.

  • Barnes & Noble names digital's Huseby as new CEO Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    Michael Huseby

    Bookseller Barnes & Noble said that Michael Huseby, the head of its digital division, has been named chief executive, effective immediately.

  • McDonald's commits to sustainable beef—eventually Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 5:18 PM ET

    McDonald's pledged Tuesday to start buying sustainable beef, but it's going to take a while.

  • 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.

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