After being out of the spotlight for more than two years, Ron Johnson is back, working on what he describes is a whole new platform for commerce.» Read More
We’re doing it for real now. Settling it once and for all. CNBC.com presents the search for the best “As Seen On TV” product of all time. Here is the 64-product bracket. Let the voting begin.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar deal with Chinese Web site Sina.com today. It gives Bryant his own site on the news portal, which will include a blog that Bryant will update multiple times a week.
I think it's safe to say that Barack Obama is breaking records for the most merchandise sold of a single person in the history of the world over the last two and half months. Now, we have your ultimate guide to "Obamabilia."
The game-used memorabilia market is kind of old hat. Card companies have gone from dicing up jerseys to bats to hats and to even including dirt. But dinosaur bones? That's a new one to me.
Paul Noglows, director of research at Lazard Capital Markets, suggested four stock picks in four different sectors that will see growth over the year.
Stocks are swooning again — down seven straight days — and threatening to break below a November 20 bottom. Part of this stems from bad economic data, including today’s announced plunge in December retail sales. This of course follows last Friday’s outsized drop in payroll employment.
Earlier this week, the National Football League Players Association was denied an appeal of a lawsuit brought about by retired NFL players, who claimed that the union failed to market their names and likenesses. We now have the list of how much the top 10 retired players were paid last year.
LiveStub, says the average selling price is $2,278 per seat and eBay's StubHub has the average this morning at $2,790 per seat.
Partners of LeBron James had us thinking after we saw this commercial teasing forward to an announcement this Sunday and something tells me the announcement isn’t that he’s going to play for a certain team.
Our post about the "inaccuracy" of AT&T's BlackBerry bold spot generated a lot of comments but the best one might have come in yesterday from a reader who pointed us to a Sprint commercial that I've seen many times and didn't notice the mistake.
Retailer Gottschalks says it put itself up for sale and has filed to reorganize in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Futures are lower, after retail sales came in lower than expected, and after weakness in Europe due to poor earnings news from Deutsche Bank. The German bank expects a loss of about $6.4 billion. Trading down 10 percent pre-open.
People are starting to speculate that the Wilpons losing millions in the Bernie Madoff Scandal might be having a material impact on their offseason spending. But when asked whether balking at free agent pitcher Derek Lowe had anything to do with the Madoff losses, a team spokesman told CNBC on Tuesday night that it was "categorically unrelated."
I just got two boxes of the Barack Obama Topps set. It's 90 cards, plus 18 stickers. No offense to our new leader, but the most coveted card in the set isn't of Obama. It's of his pooch.
Jim Rice, the Boston Red Sox outfielder, got into the Baseball Hall of Fame on his 15th and final try today and Cooperstown—a New York town—couldn't be happier.
I've written a lot in this space about endorsements and commercials that don't work. It obviously involves athletes because that's what I talk about. So I think it's appropriate to talk about an ad that doesn't involve any jocks, but might be the best Made-For-TV commercial of all time.
When Hollywood does sports movies, they are always careful to bring in consultants to make sure the action looks authentic. Well, it's only 30 seconds, but it appears like the folks at Research in Motion, parent company of the BlackBerry, should have brought in a sports consultant for its spot that has been running incessantly during NFL games.
I was always waiting for a high-powered Wheaties and rumors are circulating that General Mills is in the planning stages of making that happen. The idea we’re told, is a male-targeted product that would give the brand some more credibility.
Retailer Best Buy said it sees sales at stores open at least one year falling between 2 percent and 3 percent for its current fiscal year and said its market share continued to gain, while General Mills raised guidance.
"I’m starting to see some chinks in the armor which is concerning," says Jeff Macke. Is he changing his view on Wal-Mart?