Retail Sales


  • Steve Mader, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, says Asos is not the right company for Amazon to consider acquiring as the U.S. e-commerce giant has expertise in that area already.

  • Apple Pay a slick solution: Analyst     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    Discussing Apple earnings expectations and the launch of Apple Pay, with Will Power, Robert W. Baird analyst.

  • CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. Stocks were all over the place and oil briefly dropped below $80/barrel. And Netflix takes a big hit.

  • Trader says bottom is in     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss current market levels, and when to buy.

  • Bright side of oil's slide     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen CEO, shares his thoughts on how falling oil prices will likely impact consumer spending amid the market's sell-off and Ebola fears.

  • Buffett sells off ‘huge mistake’ Tesco Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 5:17 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, has cut the company’s stake in UK supermarket Tesco.

  • Selling overdone: Pro     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    Steve Massocca, Wedbush Equity Management, provides perspective on the market selloff, saying the selling will end very soon.

  • Santelli Exchange: Capitulation levels     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli dissects the action in Treasury yields after the weak retail sales number was released, and whether yields are at capitulation levels.

  • Pisani: Weak open not just retail sales     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani provides insight to enormous volume at Wednesday's market open, and what news AbbVie and Shire's deal potentially falling apart means for hedge funds.

  • Commerce Department data showed U.S. retail sales dropped 0.3 percent in September, while the Labor Department said prices received by U.S. producers fell 0.1 percent in September, the first decline in more than a year. A rate hike is expected to boost the dollar by driving investment flows into the United States. "The tone right now is to bet that the Fed will wait...

  • Expect fewer Wal-Mart store openings, chain says Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    The world's largest retailer said it would open fewer stores in the US in the next fiscal year and ramp up spending on e-commerce.

  • Weak retail sales; Economists optimistic     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports many economists say the market is overreacting to disappointing retail sales.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 15- U.S. "There was a trifecta of weak data this morning: several disappointments in sales, manufacturing and prices," said Kim Rupert, managing director of Action Economics in San Francisco. Yields rose sharply in early New York trading after the U.S. Commerce Department reported that U.S. retail sales declined 0.3 percent in September, a surprisingly...

  • *U.S. retail sales fall, even when excluding cars, gasoline. WASHINGTON, Oct 15- U.S. retail sales declined in September and prices paid by businesses also fell, worrisome signs that consumer demand may be faltering while inflation is failing to gain traction. Total retail sales dropped 0.3 percent, the Commerce Department said.

  • Pressure's on for better fiscal policy: Hubbard     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Glenn Hubbard, Columbia University dean, shares his thoughts on the economy and politics.

  • U.S. retail sales give cautionary sign on consumer demand Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct 15- U.S. retail sales declined in September even when factoring out weakness at auto dealers and gasoline stations, providing a surprisingly cautionary sign for the strength of consumer demand. Total retail sales dropped 0.3 percent during the month, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. Drops in receipts at gasoline stations and auto...

  • US retail sales fell in September on autos and gas Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. retail sales retreated in September as purchases of autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing slowed, a sign that recent job gains have yet to significantly boost consumer spending. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that seasonally adjusted retail sales dropped 0.3 percent from the previous month. Drivers are spending much less at the...

  • Retail sales give cautionary sign on demand Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    Customers shop at the J.C. Penney store in Brooklyn, New York.

    Total retail sales dropped 0.3 percent during the month, the Commerce Department said.

  • Sept PPI down 0.1%, retail sales drops 0.3%     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli runs through the latest numbers on the economy, consumer spending and the Producer Price Index.

  • Hot retail stocks to watch     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Matthew Boss, JPMorgan retail analyst, shares his outlook on retail winners this upcoming holiday shopping season.