Retail Sales


  • People seek 'experiences' over stuff  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Insight to the major trends in this year's holiday shopping behavior, with Sarah Quinlan, MasterCard Advisors SVP.

  • Consumers spend more overall  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    Traffic's picked up at the Newport Centre in New Jersey, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu. The NRF estimates this holiday season will hit $617 billion.

  • Telsey's retail winners & losers  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Discussing which retailers grabbed the biggest piece of the retail pie in 2014, with Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO.

  • Shipping scorecard: Did your package make it?  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu discusses the shipping issues facing many retailers this holiday shopping season.

  • 'Tis the season... for returns  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    About 23 percent of all returns for the year take place during the holiday season. CNBC's Dominic Chu discusses the benefits of returns for retail.

  • Wal-Mart's clever gift card program  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    Wal-Mart is rolling out a temporary gift card exchange program. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports the details.

  • 2014 Shopping mall winners  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 9:22 AM ET

    Discussing how the malls are faring and what consumers are buying this holiday season, with Trinity D'Andrea-Almiger, Lodi Station Outlets general manager.

  • Retail report card: Consumer spending  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 9:20 AM ET

    The NRF is reporting shoppers will have spent about $617 billion this holiday season, a gain of 4.1 percent from last year, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Still missing gift orders? Could be out of stock Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 9:15 AM ET
    Inventory at a warehouse

    If you're facing a delay in online retail orders, it may be because the store ran out of inventory.

  • Betting on blowout retail numbers: Pro  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    Peter Andersen, Congress Wealth Management, and John Stoltzfus, Oppenheimer, discuss the retail sales season and what is expected to work for consumers in 2015.

  • Are shoppers really socially responsible? Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    At least one-third of UncommonGoods’ products are exclusive and handmade in the U.S.

    In the final hours to fulfill your holiday gift lists you might think consumers aren't focused on being socially responsible, but you'd be wrong.

  • 2015 retail is 'way better' than you think: Eyler Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    A shopper has his receipt checked before leaving a Best Buy store in Westbury, New York, November 28, 2014.

    The 2015 holiday shopping season will cap off a much better retail year than most people are expecting, John Eyler said.

  • The decline of pine: Plastic trees reign this year Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    With Christmas fast approaching it is likely that you have already made one of the season's most difficult decisions: real or artificial?

  • Winning holiday stock picks  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    Discussing the holiday shopping season and which retailers are wining, with Liz Dunn, Talmage Advisors founder & CEO.

  • 2015 Hot holiday shopping trends  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 10:51 AM ET
    A holiday window display at Bloombingdales in New York.

    Discussing the holiday shopping season and how retailers are prepping for Christmas Eve, with Eddie Gindi, Century 21.

  • Shoppers to splash $690K a minute on Christmas Day Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    An employee wears a festive hat as she re-packs a tablet device on the semi-automated processing line at an Argos goods distribution center, operated by Home Retail Group in the U.K.

    Rather than spending the day playing board games on Christmas Day, Britons will be hitting their tablets and phones in an online shopping frenzy.

  • The virtual doorman  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    Zander Adell, Doorman founder and CEO, explains how his package delivery service works, and how much it costs for users.

  • Last-minute old school shopping  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers says this past Saturday could have been the number one sales day for retailers of the year.

  • Santa's retail nice list  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 7:15 AM ET
    Shoppers walk along Fifth Avenue on December 17, 2014 in New York City.

    What's going on in the mall ahead of Christmas? Pam Quintiliano, SunTrust retail analyst, discusses which retailers are winning or struggling right now.

  • Using crimefighting tech to help brands communicate Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:31 AM ET

    Why brands are using language analysis - which started out being used to fight crime - as a core part of their marketing strategy.