Retail Sales


  • 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.

  • Skullcandy plants its flag in headphone wars Saturday, 20 Dec 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Headphone-maker Skullcandy has had a big year, and its CEO has a plan to keep the good times rolling through the holidays and beyond.

  • The Week That Was: Gas down, Cuba relations up  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. Stocks surged this week after the Fed kept rates where they are and said it would be patient.

  • 'Lumberjack chic' boosting L.L. Bean  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    The Lumberjack look is back in style and L.L. Bean is benefitting in a big way, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Late Christmas shoppers can't save your portfolio Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    A shopper loads a 48-inch television into a cart at a Target store in Mentor, Ohio.

    Last-minute retail shoppers outspend the rest of us at Christmas, but that can't save our stocks.

  • Under Armour serious Nike threat: Analyst  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Discussing Nike's quarterly earnings and their execution of new products and innovation, with Susan Anderson, FBR Capital Markets.

  • UK retail sales rocket but where are all the stores? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 8:11 AM ET
    A general view of a Tesco supermarket in Glasgow, Scotland

    Retail sales growth in the U.K. accelerated at its fastest pace in almost 26 years – just as the industry is preparing itself for major downsizing.

  • Amazon launches delivery service  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Amazon is rolling out a new 1-hour delivery service called Prime Now. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team, break down the new distribution service.

  • Avon Products settles bribery charges for $135M Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Avon will pay $135 million to settle charges after its China unit pleaded guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act with bribes.

  • Saks luxury only part of our growth plan: New CEO Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:27 AM ET
    Dan Storch, CEO of Storch Advisors.

    There are three dominant themes in retail, and Hudson's Bay is well-positioned to capitalize on them all, newly named CEO Gerald Storch says.

  • Oh, Barbie. It's just not your year, sweetie Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Hollywood Premiere Barbie Doll

    Here's who's hot and who's not this holiday season. Sorry, Barbie, it's just not your year, sweetie.

  • What holiday shoppers want this year  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    Holiday shoppers in New York City share their strategies and trends for this year's retail season.

  • Viva cigars! Easing of Cuba trade would be 'huge' Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:38 AM ET
    A woman smokes a cigar during the XVI Havana Cigar Festival in Havana last February.

    The end of the embargo is big news for cigar lovers, but it's not likely that Americans will be firing up right away.

  • Hard to be bullish with Russia  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    The sharp decline in the Russian ruble has led to the public's faith in the ruble evaporating, says Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, who thinks the public seem "bearish".

  • Better act fast: Deadlines loom for online orders  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Attention, procrastinators: Time is running out to place your online orders for guaranteed delivery by Christmas. The deadline to choose standard delivery and receive packages by Christmas is Friday.