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CNBC's Steve Liesman and Jim Iourio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss the impact of Thursday economic data on the markets.
U.S. consumer spending advanced at a brisk clip in November as lower gasoline prices gave the holiday shopping season a boost.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on last month's better-than-expected retail sales numbers.
Steve Sadove, former chairman & CEO of Saks Fifth Avenue, provides his outlook for the holiday retail season, and comments on JC Penney's turnaround.
Membership fees have helped Costco beat its profit estimates for the first quarter, but will cheaper fuel benefit the retailer's sales? Brian Nagel, retail analyst at Oppenheimer & Co thinks it's a possibility.
Chris Chaviaras, analyst at Barclays, says heavy discounting during Black Friday could push retailers' margins lower than expected.
CEO Kevin Plank says Under Armour will protect margins rather than play into holiday promotions.
Tesco has issued another profit warning, but CEO Dave Lewis says he is "quietly optimistic". Bruno Monteyne, an analyst at Bernstein, discusses.
Kevin Plank, Under Armour founder & CEO, discusses the state of the retail consumer and unveils a new fitness initiative with NBCUniversal and Radius.
Strauss Zelnick, Take-Two Interactive chairman & CEO, discusses the state of the video game business and the company's game release strategy. There's no need to discount when things are selling this well, he says.
Gauging the state of holiday shoppers and mall traffic, with Liz Dunn, Talmage Advisors founder and CEO.
Online sales are seeing double-digit growth this season, but the cost of digital retail is squeezing margins, former Toys R Us CEO Gerald Storch says.
Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group, takes a look at several retail stocks having a hard time this holiday season.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan, checks in on the big business of ugly holiday sweaters.
CNBC's Pauline Chiou highlights key data and events on tap in Asia this week.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. A big jobs number didn't ding the unemployment rate, which stayed at 5.8 percent. Auto sales were huge, and gas fell to below $2/gallon in some parts of the country.
An analysis shows that many retailers actually see sales decline when oil prices fall. That may not be the case this time around.
While shoppers hit the mall and the Internet, there's an elephant in the room that needs to be addressed, says Steven Pociask.
Ulta Salon is a great retail growth stock, says CNBC's Jim Cramer., discussing the retailer's successful strategy to draw customers.
Will Congress give Main Street coal in its stocking this year?, asks Parker Karnan, executive director of the Independent Running Retailers Assoc.