Retail Sales


  • Blue laws can put a damper on holiday shopping Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:05 PM ET
    Shoppers walk through the Westfield Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, N.J.

    As more stores open their doors early on Thanksgiving, some critics are suggesting that blue laws are archaic remnants of times past.

  • 2014 Holiday retail winners     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    Is retail different this year? David Schick, Stifel, discusses if retail can maintain its hot streak and reveals two retailers will win in 2014.

  • Cold snap could be hot for winter retail sales Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:26 AM ET
    Vehicles litter the highway in West Seneca. An autumn blizzard dumped a year's worth of snow on western New York state where five people died and residents, some stranded overnight in cars, braced for another pummelling expected later on Wednesday.

    The cold snap blowing through the country could help retailers as consumers make winter purchases after an unseasonably warm October.

  • Best Buy is toast: Pro     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    Dissecting Best Buy's quarterly earnings, Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, explains why Best Buy is the retailer who will lose share to all of its competitors this holiday season.

  • Polar plunge just in time for retailers: Pro     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen CEO, and Paul Walsh, The Weather Company vice president, share their outlook on the upcoming holiday season

  • NRF's Black Friday forecast     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    More consumers are taking a "wait and see" approach to Black Friday shopping, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan with a preview of the big retail day.

  • James Lowell, CIO at Adviser Investments, says an improving job market and lower gas prices will induce strong spending until year-end.

  • What tops Target's wish list? Bring back 'Tarjay' Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    Its logo may still be a bullseye, but Target hasn't hit one in a while. A look at what Target has to prove this holiday season.

  • Critical time for Target     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan spoke with Target Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell, about the upcoming holiday season, Target Canada and the data breach last year.

  • Target's daily focus on security     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    Discussing the data breach impact at Target, with its Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell.

  • Target CEO unhappy with Canada performance     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Target Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell, discusses slight improvement with Target Canada, and priorities in place to continue growth.

  • Target upping its game     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    Target Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell, discusses his team's omnichannel and merchandising strategies, as well as the in-store experience.

  • Holiday hiring; What it means     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to holiday hiring in October, and what it could mean for the holiday shopping season.

  • The trade on big box retailers     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    The FMHR traders take their positions in big box companies, including Target and Wal-Mart.

  • Target hits the mark, beats estimates     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    At first glance it looks pretty good, says CNBC's Courtney Reagan breaking down Target's third quarter results.

  • Are these the best Christmas ads?     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil Han takes a look at some of the holiday marketing campaigns by the UK's biggest retailers.

  • Tracking Sa Sa's retail sales growth     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    Guy Look, CFO & Executive Director of Sa Sa International, describes how structural changes in tourist arrivals and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have impacted sales growth.

  • OK, Home Depot you tricked us…but why? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 4:47 PM ET
    Shoppers walk towards a Home Depot store in Silver Spring, Maryland.

    Home Depot's earnings report coverage on Tuesday morning caused confusion among various news publications. What happened?

  • Lowest prices not on Black Friday?     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    When shoppers actually get the best holiday deals, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Teen retailers not healthy: Pro     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    Discussing what's wrong with the teen apparel space, with Glen Senk, former Urban Outfitters CEO and current CEO of Boston-based investment firm Front Row Partners.