Retail Sales


  • CNBC's Sue Herera looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.

  • Trade on JC Penney's     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss JC Penney getting back into the game, and the outlook for the stock.

  • State of JC Penney turnaround     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Discussing renewed optimism in JC Penney and the state of the retailer's turnaround, with Michael Binetti, UBS retail analyst.

  • JC Penney turnaround looking good: Analyst     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Discussing the earnings and outlook from JC Penney, with Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray senior analyst. Tamminga says the retailer is winning business with better margins.

  • Pro gives JCP 'credit,' but cautions     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 6:43 AM ET

    JC Penney's earnings beat the Street. Paul Trussel, Deutsche Bank, discusses Penney's turnaround, and what worries stood from the retailer's earnings.

  • John Lawrence, MD of Stephens, expects the approaching holiday season to give Wal-Mart's store sales and profits a lift.

  • JCP shares rally after earnings, revenue beat Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    The stronger-than-expected quarterly results have some analysts convinced that the retailer's turnaround is finally taking hold.

  • What ails Wal-Mart     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    Discussing Wal-Mart's growth strategy and competition with Amazon, with Pete Lang, Lang Capital, and Laura Heller, FierceMarkets.

  • $350 Million scheme inside public company     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day reports on a case of corporate corruption involving one of the country's biggest teen retailers.

  • Assessing JC Penney     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Discussing earnings expectations for JC Penney, with Charles Grom, Sterne Agee managing director.

  • Wal-Mart's earnings story     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Discussing Wal-Mart's earnings and where the U.S. consumer is migrating, with Budd Bugatch, Raymond James managing director, and Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors.

  • Cramer: Amazon wrecking margins     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down Wal-Mart's Q2 earnings and discusses Amazon's impact on retail.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average returning to positive territory for the year, as surging biotech shares helped investors shrug off disappointing retail sales data.

  • Is the state of the consumer improving? Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 5:20 PM ET
    Shoppers at Macy's flagship store in New York,  Aug. 6, 2014.

    A weak retail sales report for July and an earnings miss by retail giant Macy's has raised fears about the state of the consumer.

  • Teen girls like Abercrombie & Urban: Epner     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Mary Epner, Mary Epner Retail Analysis principal, provides insight to her firm's retail surveys which reveal some surprising favorite brands. Jan Rogers Kniffen, CEO of J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide, and David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets, share their retail picks.

  • Don't count out Macy's: Pro     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Mary Epner, Mary Epner Retail Analysis principal, discuses competition facing Macy's; and Jan Rogers Kniffen, CEO of J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide, explains why he is worried about other retailers' earnings. David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets, weighs in.

  • Consumers are online: Analyst     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    If customers aren't shopping at Macy's, where are they putting their money? Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray, thinks JC Penney is actually taking share away from Macy's.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 13- U.S. retail sales unexpectedly stalled in July, pointing to some loss of momentum in the economy early in the third quarter. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday that retail sales, which had increased 0.2 percent in June, were in part held back by a second straight month of declines in receipts at auto dealers.

  • What's ailing retail     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    Macy's cut its sales outlook, citing consumers aren't comfortable spending more. CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses what's taking share away from Macy's, and what to expect from JC Penney's earnings.

  • Retail funk 'temporary & a buy': Weiss     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    The retail space is in a funk, and many are playing the consumer blame game. FMHR trader Stephen Weiss, thinks this is temporary and should be bought.