Retail Sales


  • U.S. retail sales increase broadly in August Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 12- U.S. retail sales rose in August as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods, which should ease some concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the third quarter.

  • Behind the big oil drop     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    Schneider Electric's Matt Smith says slowing demand is driving oil prices lower and investors could see some bargain prices at these levels.

  • Ahead of the Bell: US Retail Sales Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department releases retail sales data for August. The report will come out Friday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. SALES RISING: Economists forecast that retail sales rose 0.5 percent last month, according to a survey by the data firm FactSet.

  • Retail sales trade     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, and Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank, share their thoughts on retail sales and what it indicates about the U.S. economy.

  • Fed policy could be swayed by this report     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Today's release of retail sales data for August could be the most significant report for Fed-watchers since last Friday's disappointing jobs numbers.

  • The stealth economic indicator     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Patti Domm explains why investors need to keep an eye on retail sales, business inventories, import prices and consumer sentiment on Friday.

  • Shame on RadioShack?     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    RadioShack reported Q2 earnings showing a 20 percent drop in same-store sales. CNBC's Herb Greenberg shares his opinions on the company's press release.

  • Business events scheduled for Friday Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:56 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases retail sales data for August, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases business inventories for July, 10 a.m.. MILAN— Finance ministers from the 18 euro countries meet.

  • Lulu lacks store leadership: Analyst     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    Discussing Lululemon's Q2 earnings and how the retailer looks as an acquisition, with Sam Poser, Sterne Agee senior research analyst.

  • Cramer's problem with Lululemon     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

    Is Lululemon a buy? CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses the earnings of the athletic apparel company.

  • Upsurge in wearables going forward: Pro     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    Why the timeline of the Apple Watch is good for other retailers, with CNBC contributors Jan Rogers Kniffen, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • Playing the Apple Watch wait     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss the new iPhones and Apple Watch, as well as the pricing for the company's products, announced on Tuesday.

  • New iPhones look amazing: Kahney     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    Leander Kahney, Cult of Mac editor & publisher, shares his opinions on the design and features of Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the Apple Watch.

  • Why Cramer thinks this retailer is 'incredible' Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:56 AM ET
    Jim Cramer

    This clothing retailer has a "good business" and its stock could push higher, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • U.S. retailers are leading the way in sustainability with Macy's and Best Buy added to FTSE's list of environmentally responsible firms.

  • Trader Alibaba playbook     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    As Alibaba's IPO roadshow kicks off, the "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders take their positions in the company.

  • New video shows 'lighter, faster' iPhone 6: Report Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:39 AM ET

    Ahead of a highly anticipated launch, video of a fully functional Apple iPhone 6 has leaked, 9to5Mac reports.

  • 'Bringing the newness'? Retail lingo decoded Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:23 PM ET
    A shopper looks at Michael Kors handbags at Macy's flagship store in New York.

    To cure the "post Labor Day blues," Wells Fargo analyst Paul Lejuez sent a note to investors decoding some of the most used retail speak.

  • The Week That Was: Some shine off Apple     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook at an Apple Store in Palo Alto, Calif.

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.

  • New Apple products to dominate next week     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC Executive News Editor Patti Domm tells investors what to look for next week, from the biggest economic indicators to Apple's big expected product launch.