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Shoppers will pick through the after-holiday sales, and then put their wallets away for the rest of the year.
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CNBC's Courtney Reagan crunches the numbers for the holiday retail season so far. "The 22 reporting retailers post a 3.1% gain and the biggest winners are the bookend retailers: the discounters and the high-end," she says.
A breakdown of the November chain store sales results, which include Black Friday numbers, with Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors president.
The current macroeconomic conditions have been pretty challenging and having an impact on confidence, says Mark Shafir, Citigroup co-head global M&A, who explains why there is a slowdown in big deals.
Christopher Artinian, Morton's Restaurant Group President & CEO, discusses whether Americans are ready to spend again.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the data on consumer confidence from November and the impact on the markets.
Record Black Friday sales are pushing Coach, Macy's and Amazon up by more than 6% Monday. Will this carry over into the rest of the holiday season? Kimberly Greenberger, analyst at Morgan Stanley, offers her perspective.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the update on what consumers are buying online.
A closer look at Black Friday results and the holiday retail season, with Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs senior analyst.
CNBC's Mary Thompson has the story on LL Bean's strategy to boost internet sales this holiday season.
A check on retail revenue from the Black Friday weekend, with Ed Stack, Dick's Sporting Goods CEO.
A look at whether the retail sizzle will soon fizzle, with Marshal Cohen, The NPD Group chief industry analyst, who says consumers are spending on themselves more this year due to pent up demand and the wait for discounts.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan tracks online spending on the biggest internet shopping day of the year and takes a look at mobile shopping with the use of Android-based operating systems.
Today might be another record-setting day for online sales. A check on the surging online sales, with Gian Fulgoni, ComScore chairman/co-founder and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Shoppers on their initial Black Friday excursions found good deals, but many did not seem to think it was worth braving the crowds. The NYT reports.
Steven Tanger, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers president, discusses this year's Black Friday highlights at the outlets.
Oren Etzioni writes articles about artificial intelligence for scholarly journals, is a renowned expert on data mining and gained fame when Microsoft paid $115 million for Farecast, an airline-ticket price predictor he founded.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on new data out that reveals how much companies are investing and how much Americans are saving and buying.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the final consumer sentiment data from November.