CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. The markets were closed for Thanksgiving, but did manage to hit new highs. Low oil prices gave consumers more money to spend for Black Friday.» Read More
Dissecting this holiday's shopping trends, with Simeon Siegel, Nomura Securities, and Eric Beder, Wunderlich Securities.
Who's buying what this holiday season? Insight, with Sarah Quinlan, Mastercard Advisors, who says relief at the gas pump is an immediate gift to consumers.
As estimated 95 million Americans will shop on Black Friday, and they want consumer electronics in their carts.
Brian Cornell, Target CEO; Farooq Kathwari, Ethan Allen CEO; Terry Lundgren, Macy CEO; Matthew Shay, NRF CEO; and Sarah Quinlan, Mastercard svp, discuss the state of the American consumer in today's economy.
Tony Hicks, chief international officer at LeapFrog, says toy sales escalate in November and December.
Lauren Goode, Re/code, provides insight to the best fitness trackers on the market right now.
One year after Target's massive data breach and following more cyberattacks, shoppers realize hacking is an industrywide issue, said Brian Cornell.
Discussing Google Express pricing and its functionality, with Brian Nowak, Susquehanna.
Discussing Black Friday profitability and what stocks are impressing today, with Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group..
CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes an early look at Black Friday mall traffic and discusses the weekend shopping outlook.
Discussing Target's online engagement and initial Black Friday sales results, Brian Cornell, Target chairman & CEO, explains how the combination of mobile shopping and free shipping gives them a unique advantage.
Discussing the impact of online shopping and low gas prices on Black Friday crowds, with Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray, and Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Company.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at what deals and incentives are keeping shoppers shopping this Black Friday.
Retailers are more primed this year to capture Black Friday dollars than in shopping seasons past, Dana Telsey said.
Brian Earley, NPP Development, discusses "Blue Laws" in some states that prohibit shopping on Thanksgiving.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at this season's hottest toy brands, including Elsa beating out Barbie as the top girl toy.
Steve Sadove, NRF chairman, and Matthew Shay NRF CEO, discuss how omni-channel is changing the way consumers shop and its impact on retailers.
Laurie Schacht, Toy Insider Mom CTO, reveals which toys are the hottest gifts this year for the holidays.
Jim Hanson, Fashion Outlets of Chicago, discusses what's driving sales at the outlet malls.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has an update on Black Friday shopping.