After news of the monster dollar-store merger, here's the thing no one seems to be talking about, says retail analyst Brian Sozzi.» Read More
Now that American Apparel CEO Dov Charney's sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit is headed to trial, will there be changes in the boardroom or behavior in how day-to-day management of American Apparel is handled? ...The trial is set to begin today...
Valentine's Day got a little heated for some Retail Detail readers. I posted my interview with FTD's CEO right here yesterday for all of you to get a little insight into what goes on during one of the busiest days of the year in the floral industry. My friends on "Squawk Box: interviewed the CEO of 1-800-Flowers (FLWS) yesterday morning as well.
With a Bud Shootout and Gatorade Duels victory, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is 2-for-2 in non-point races, which should come as a relief to NASCAR executives. The statistics on Earnhardt are scary. In his last 114 real races, Earnhardt has won only twice. That's a winning percentage of 1.75 percent.
Comcast's stock has fallen more than 30 percent in the past year -- painful for Comcast shareholders, including some activist shareholders who own chunks of stock. But Thursday, Comcast's stock made gains after the cable company announced its earnings and a quarterly dividend...
Best Buy cut its fiscal 2008 profit outlook Friday, blaming in part lower-than-expected sales growth in January.
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz reported on Friday a 3 percent rise in January sales at stores open more than a year, lagging market expectations.
Over a million bouquets of flowers will be delivered today by FTD. After all, Valentine's day is to flower and jewelry companies what the Super Bowl is to TV retailers. Competitor 1-800-flowers and other delivery services including Harry & David are highly affected not only by a consumer cutting back on spending but also by the weather.
Liz Claiborne said fourth-quarter and 2008 earnings will be well below analysts' expectations, as the clothing company's sales suffer amid a consumer spending slowdown, sending shares falling as much as 15 percent.
An unexpected rise in January retail sales fired up hopes the U.S. economy might skirt recession despite the pressure on consumers.
An unexpected rise in January retail sales sent stocks higher Wednesday, but Jeff Macke urged skepticism on CNBC’s Closing Bell.
Retail numbers gave stocks a boost today, but the experts remain mixed about the strength of the consumer.
U.S. business inventories rose a bigger-than-expected 0.6 percent in December as salesfell, a government report on Wednesday showed.
Surprise! Retail sales were not a disaster in January; futures rose about 5 points on that news. Elsewhere: 1) Deere's spacer earnings of $0.83 handily beat estimates.
Valentine's Day is traditionally the second most popular day of the year to dine out, and the industry can expect a healthy turnout— over $1.5 billion -- this year, even if other areas are seeing a pullback.
If you've ever wondered how you might tap into the multi-million-dollar Internet sales market, lemonade.com could be for you. It's a virtual lemonade stand offering a far broader market than you ever had as a kid.
British retail sales rebounded in January after the worst December in three years, a survey showed on Tuesday, suggesting consumer spending may be slowing but is not about to collapse.
The relationship was renewed only three days ago and yet Gucci's love affair with NY is already hitting a stumbling block. New York City's Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) is challenging Gucci's use of the 'Gucci (loves as symbolized by a heart) New York' slogan on its new limited edition bags.
Since I started covering the business of sports a decade ago, jersey lists have always been one of the most popular talking points. So check out below, the Top 20 Best Selling NFL Jerseys from April 1-Feb. 8, on NFLShop.com.
Michael Eisner may have said on CNBC's "Fast Money" that "The strike is over" -- but it's not QUITE there yet. Almost, but not quite. And Eisner's optimism definitely reflects the hopeful mood in Hollywood...
Partly because of the deteriorating economy, more companies than usual are participating in the annual blizzard of holiday promotions, but skeptics still warn about advertising overkill and the risks of marginal or tacky campaigns.