Retail Sales


  • Fast Retailing will see 'healthy' sales data: Pro  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 9:33 PM ET

    Mikihiko Yamato, deputy head of Research at JI Asia, expects a positive number for Fast Retailing's February sales data due to higher consumer traffic compared to the same period a year ago.

  • Zappos takes a page from Uber, tries surge wages Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    When it comes to paying better wages and keeping employees happy, Zappos isn't waiting for the other shoe to drop.

  • The important—and forgotten—part of #TheDress Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 4:42 PM ET

    #TheDress, or a poorly lit photograph of a garment valued at $77.13, has sent social media into a tizzy.

  • The week that was: Robert Benmosche dies at 70  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 4:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. The markets hit new highs and Greece got some help. Expectations for a rate hike were pushed till later in the year.

  • Big shifts seen in retail  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    Major retailers are going through big changes amid online sales growth.

  • Things are looking up for the global gun market Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:37 PM ET
    The Ruger Mark III Target Rimfire Pistol.

    The gun trade is expected to have a more favorable outlook in 2015—even though estimates on its size vary widely—after shooting blanks in 2014.

  • From orthopedics to celebs  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:58 PM ET

    Bronx based manufacturer America Orthopedics is catering to those who have problem feet and need orthopedic shoes, and is now reinventing its business and gaining popularity among celebrities, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers.

  • Tailored suit boom in spite of tailor shortage  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on a tailor shortage in Hong Kong.

  • Is JCPenney really back?  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on JCPenney's earnings and Gap's expansion plans.

  • Cramer: Stop blaming old regime, JCP  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 9:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why J.C. Penney needs to stop blaming its old managerial regime for its latest failures.

  • Tracking the fall in Japan's household spending  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:30 PM ET

    With the sales tax hike jacking up the cost of spending, Japanese are consuming less, says Robert Medd, partner at GMT Research. He also discusses the possibility of a wage hike in March.

  • JC Penney misses Street estimate; stock drops 9% Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:53 PM ET
    J.C. Penney store is viewed at the Gateway Center Mall in Brooklyn.

    J.C. Penney reported break-even results on Thursday, missing estimates for profit of 11 cents a share, while same-store-sales grew more than expected.

  • HSN growth in every category: CEO  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 2:07 PM ET

    Mindy Grossman, CEO, HSN Inc., talks about the company's Q4 results and how the port problems in California have impacted HSN's business.

  • Pro: This stock is set to break out  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    Macy's reported Q4 earnings on Tuesday coupled with some disappointing guidance, but Fast Money and RiskReversal.com¿s Dan Nathan says now is the time to buy the stock.

  • Remember when JC Penney was cool?  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:30 PM ET

    JCP was in its prime in the '90s, but the company and its stock have struggled since.

  • I like Michael Kors ... and Target: Retail pro  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:23 AM ET

    Oliver Chen, Retail Analyst, Cowen Group, discusses improvement in the retail sector and whether there's really reason for optimism.

  • Halftime's hottest retail trades: TJX, GPS, LULU & JWN  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 2:30 PM ET

    It's a big week for retail earnings. Here are Halftime's 5 hottest retail trades today in 50 seconds.

  • Target's transformation: CFO  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    Discussing Target's strong fourth quarter, and the threat of the slowdown at West Coast ports, with John Mulligan, Target CFO.

  • Why wage hikes could spell trouble for Wal-Mart Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:12 PM ET

    Plans to hike employee pay could spell trouble for Wal-Mart, according to the latest research.

  • Top analyst cooling on retail?  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:31 PM ET

    Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO & Chief Research Officer, names the best stock values in the retail sector.