Retail Sales


  • What jobs data means for economy  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Jim Iourio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss the impact of Thursday economic data on the markets.

  • US retail sales point to brisk consumer spending Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    A shopper checks out at a register at Walmart in Los Angeles.

    U.S. consumer spending advanced at a brisk clip in November as lower gasoline prices gave the holiday shopping season a boost.

  • November retail sales up 0.7%  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on last month's better-than-expected retail sales numbers.

  • 2015 holiday retail winners & losers  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Steve Sadove, former chairman & CEO of Saks Fifth Avenue, provides his outlook for the holiday retail season, and comments on JC Penney's turnaround.

  • Costco retail sales benefiting from cheaper fuel?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    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.

  • Black Friday sparks concerns over margins: Pro  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Chris Chaviaras, analyst at Barclays, says heavy discounting during Black Friday could push retailers' margins lower than expected.

  • Under Armour won't play deep discount game: CEO Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 1:09 PM ET
    Kevin Plank, CEO of Under Armour Inc.

    CEO Kevin Plank says Under Armour will protect margins rather than play into holiday promotions.

  • No more shenanigans from Tesco?  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Tesco has issued another profit warning, but CEO Dave Lewis says he is "quietly optimistic". Bruno Monteyne, an analyst at Bernstein, discusses.

  • Under Armour partners with NBC Sports  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Kevin Plank, Under Armour founder & CEO, discusses the state of the retail consumer and unveils a new fitness initiative with NBCUniversal and Radius.

  • Take-Two CEO: No need to discount  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    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.

  • Late holiday shoppers will come: Pro  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Gauging the state of holiday shoppers and mall traffic, with Liz Dunn, Talmage Advisors founder and CEO.

  • These retailers are winning in online sales: Storch Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Macy's Facebook page ahead of Black Friday.

    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.

  • Tough time in retail world  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group, takes a look at several retail stocks having a hard time this holiday season.

  • 'Ugly' just got a whole lot prettier  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan, checks in on the big business of ugly holiday sweaters.

  • What's on the agenda in Asia  Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 5:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou highlights key data and events on tap in Asia this week.

  • The Week That Was: Takata recall & Sony hacked  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    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.

  • These 5 chains get a boost from lower gas prices Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Pedestrians pass a Restoration Hardware store in New York.

    An analysis shows that many retailers actually see sales decline when oil prices fall. That may not be the case this time around.

  • The elephant in the room this holiday season Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    While shoppers hit the mall and the Internet, there's an elephant in the room that needs to be addressed, says Steven Pociask.

  • Ulta is where you want to be: Cramer  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    Ulta Salon is a great retail growth stock, says CNBC's Jim Cramer., discussing the retailer's successful strategy to draw customers.

  • Coal in Main Street's stocking this year? Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Will Congress give Main Street coal in its stocking this year?, asks Parker Karnan, executive director of the Independent Running Retailers Assoc.