BOSTON, Dec 17- A top Herbalife salesman said that most people who sell the company's weight loss and nutrition products are doomed to fail, adding fresh grist to accusations by a hedge fund manager that the company is a fraud. Gratziani is a member of Herbalife's elite Chairman's Club sales team. The video of that training session was released publicly on...» Read More
McDonald's posted better-than-expected November same-store sales, and its global comp sales are up 2.4 percent, with Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst.
Chrysler and Hyundai reported strong U.S auto sales in November, as the industry rebounded from a storm-ravaged October and benefiting from pent-up demand.
America's appetite for new cars and trucks surged to a new high in November as auto sales ran at their fastest pace since early 2008.
Many retailers are getting whacked after missing their monthly sales numbers. Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide Enterprises, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg share their opinions.
The early start of Black Friday wasn't enough to offset major retail sales weakness caused by super storm Sandy, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on October auto sales numbers.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has a breakdown of October auto sales.
Patrick Jany, CFO at Clariant, explains to CNBC why the company cut its sales forecast for the full year, citing 'further softening' in Europe as the major reason.
A&E Networks' "Flipping Boston" stars Dave Seymour and Peter Souhleris, discuss flipping home strategies and the housing recovery.
According to LPL Applied Analytics, short sales surpassed foreclosures last spring. CNBC's Jane Wells reports a congressional committee estimates the tax-free debt forgiveness will cost close to $1 billion in lost revenue to the government. Jason Haber and CNBC's Rick Santelli, weigh in.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on various reports regarding the housing recovery, including a Fannie Mae survey that shows only 11 percent of Americans think home prices will fall further.
Auto data has calculated that the September sales rate was 14.96 million vehicles - the strongest third quarter for auto sales since 2007, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
After two years being a strong number two in auto sales in the U.S., Ford is finding its lead over Toyota dwindling.
Shares of Research In Motion are soaring after its earnings announcement. CNBC's Jon Fortt says RIMM really needs to "wow" investors with its BlackBerry 10, and that its defensive strategy is working a lot better than people expected.
According to AdAge, McDonald's will delay the release of its cult classic "McRib" sandwich until December to help boost sales. CNBC's Phil LeBeau, and Howard Penney, Hedgeye Risk Management, weigh in.
The auto industry delivered an encouraging sign of an improving economy with August auto sales coming in better than expected.
Garbage is dirty and stinky and once it's out of sight, it's out of mind. But the truth is, garbage is a good indicator of the economy and right now, some say it's flashing a warning signal.
When a company takes a stand on a hot-button issue like gay rights, does it affect the bottom line? Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A inadvertently hit the button to find out when President Dan Cathy publicly came out against same-sex marriage.
Unfortunately, many retailers don't notice poorly designed areas of their stores until it's too late. Here are seven common store spaces that retailers botch up and ways to avoid making the same mistakes.
Vaccaro is director of institutional sales at Investec Asset Management, overseeing new business development in the North America institutional market. She has held senior sales positions at several other firms.