• 7 Retail Disaster Zones Every Storeowner Should Avoid Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 10:09 AM ET

    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.

  • Jennifer Vaccaro Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 2:58 PM ET
    Jennifer Vaccaro, Director of Institutional Sales, Investec Asset Management

    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.

  • Luxury Real Estate's Fiscal Cliff?     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on an increasing number of wealthy who are looking to sell their homes quickly in case taxes go up next year.

  • Ashbel Williams Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:31 PM ET
    Ashbel Williams, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Florida State Board of Administration (SBA)

    Williams, executive director and CIO of the Florida State Board of Administration, has spent much of his career in state government, but he's also worked in the hedge fund business in New York.   

  • Same Store Sales on the Weak Side     Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 1:07 PM ET

    June's same store sales were up just 0.1 percent, marking the worst reading in 3 years according to Thomson Reuters, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, and Matt Cheslock of Virtu Financial, weigh in.

  • Luring Online Shoppers Offline Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    As online shopping has surged, traditional retailers have lost millions in sales to so-called showrooming — when shoppers check out products in stores that they then buy from websites. Now some big retailers are taking a new approach, The New York Times reports.

  • Roadmap: Jobs, Retailers & Apple     Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses today's major headlines, including surprisingly strong employment data from ADP, disappointing June same store sales data from retailers, and Apple is reportedly preparing to produce a new tablet computer with a screen smaller than 8 inches, with Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal.

  • What a Year for Wal-Mart     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 1:37 PM ET

    Wal-Mart is responsible for 11 percent of the total U.S. retail sales, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the debate between economists over the company's costs and benefits of its impact on the retail landscape.

  • How to Win Over Comparison Shoppers Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 2:05 PM ET

    It's rare that we purchase anything without checking out reviews, visiting Angie's List or asking friends on Facebook. How can your business reach and respond to those "hidden" buyers?

  • Wholesale Used Car Prices Dropping 3.5%     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    According to the Kelley Blue Book, used car values are expected to drop 6-7% this year, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • According to United Technologies CFO, the airlines are conserving cash and it is having an impact on jet engine parts sales, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Michael Kors Profit Triples, Shares Soar     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    Business is booming for luxury brand Michael Kors. Is there still room for the retailer to grow? Corinna Freedman, Wedbush Securities analyst, and Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors president, weigh in.

  • GM CEO Faces Shareholders on Low Profits     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 10:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest details from General Motors' shareholders meeting in Detroit, highlighting the automaker's efforts to cut costs and boost European sales.

  • Jim Metcalf, the CEO of Chicago-based building materials giant USG, discusses his company's latest product "UltraLight," and the relationship between his stock's success and the housing recovery.

  • Herb on the Street: Kohls' 'Excuses'?     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 2:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg takes a technical look at Kohl's charts since the company reported an increase in dollars for total inventories per store, but a decrease in units.

  • May Spending Spree     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    The FMHR traders explain why Wal-Mart makes today's "chart of the day," and Charles Grom, Deutsche Bank analyst weighs in on his retail picks since May reported solid same-store sales. "I think the name you want to own is Target," says Grom.

  • Dodge Dart on the Move     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Fiat will boost its stake in Chrysler next month up to 61%. He also discusses Dodge's new Dart. Jeff Kilburg, Kilburg Capital, weighs in.

  • Toll Brothers CEO on Housing Strength     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 3:46 PM ET

    Douglas Yearley, Toll Brothers CEO, discusses his company's earnings data and the state of the housing market.

  • Automakers Target Subprime     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 1:48 PM ET

    The average new car auto loan grew as consumers are expanding the length of their loan, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Pharma's Rare Disease Strategy     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 1:23 PM ET

    Investors have made big bets on drugs like Pfizer's Lipitor for cholesterol, Glaxo's Advair for Asthma, and many more. CNBC's Seema Mody reports rare diseases might be the next hot investment.