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California says it's losing $1.2 billion a year in online sales taxes, prompting a new law that will force large internet merchants with affiliates inside the cash-strapped state to collect those taxes.
Michael Kors Holdings stock has nearly doubled this year, outperforming other high-end and luxury brands like Tiffany and Coach.
Retail luxury investors are missing the biggest red alert sounded off by Burberry yesterday.
With the recent New York City regulation on soft drinks, PepsicCo, hopes to makes its sodas healthier.
Dark clouds may have rolled in over Labor Day, but fret not ladies: Fashion's Night Out is here to cheer you up.
You may have a hard time finding the beers of Brooklyn Brewery west of Minnesota, but if you live in Stockholm, Sweden, you're in luck.
Tennis star Maria Sharapova has scored countless sponsorships with major brands - but now she is out with a brand of her own.
The extreme heat wilting crop harvests across the U.S. is exerting a “big” toll on input prices, the chief executive of Sunny Delight told CNBC Wednesday, issuing a call for the government to suspend mandates that divert corn into biofuels.
A drought that has ravaged U.S. crops and sent key commodity prices surging has yet to take a toll on Annie’s pricing or its bottom line, the CEO told CNBC in an interview Wednesday.
While the average retailer in the U.K. ran discounts in the 30-50% range during June/July clearance period, the Abercrombie brand stubbornly stayed on the sidelines.
With the Jubilee followed by the Olympics it is good to be British this year. So does that must mean its good to be a retailer in the U.K. this year? Not exactly.
Consumer staples companies have been consistently beating earnings estimates so far this quarter. With several big names reporting in the week ahead, the question is: Will the trend continue?
After two years in the making, Target opened its first CityTarget stores Wednesday in Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle. In October, two more CityTarget locations will open in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
American consumers pulled back in June but lower wage growth in China is helping margins, Jarden's executive chairman, Martin Franklin, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.
With commodity prices at levels not seen in years due in large part to the drought sweeping half the nation, casual dining restaurants — not their diners — will take it on the chin.
As competition heats up among flash-sale websites, Totsy has received $18.5 million in new financing, giving the site more firepower to battle main rival Zulily.
Friday the 13th is Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A. If you show up at a restaurant wearing a cow costume, you eat for free.
Over the last 30 days corn is up 18.9 percent, wheat is up 30.9 percent, and soybeans have seen a 6.8 percent rise. These big moves are sparking concerns that products that use them will see price increases, especially with respect to corn.
Consumers are still cautious and there’s likely to be only a slow recovery, General Mills CEO Kendall Powell told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”
Unilever is being less affected by the slowing U.S. economic conditions than some of its rivals because of its abundant portfolio of brands, Kees Kruythoff, Unilever North America president, told CNBC on Friday.