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Sales that began Thursday continued through Friday. Many people complained about the early start, but still they went out shopping anyway.
Edgar Huber, Land's End president and CEO, reports very strong numbers for this Black Friday shopping weekend thus far. Huber says the business volume for "Cyber Monday" is also expected to be extremely high.
Patricia Edwards, U.S. Bank, says you will continue to see deals through Christmas. Eric Beder, Brean Capital, and Simeon Siegel Nomura Securities, weigh in.
CNBC's Dominic Chu highlights the best performing jewelry stocks this holiday season and explains why consumer discretionary is a good play.
Lee Feldman, Aurora Brands CEO, discusses the luxury retail business and the company's future plans for going public.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the Black Friday retail volume and which retailers are winning. Reagan says the "Shopular" app has Macy's leading for the longest shopper minute.
Christopher Payne, eBay SVP of North America, discusses Black Friday deals and the hottest electronics items being sold. Payne said the e-tailer sold an iPad mini every second at midnight.
Matthew Shay, National Retail Federation president & CEO, discusses Black Friday crowd control, the economy and the struggles consumers face. Shay says you will have a tough holiday season if you do not execute this week.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on analyst calls that tech could overtake clothing this holiday season.
Eddie Gindi, Century 21 co-founder, discusses Black Friday sales and the decision not to open on Thanksgiving. Gindi says being closed on Thanksgiving does not affect their bottom line.
Ben Willis, Albert Fried & Co. managing director, discusses the bull market and if he thinks the ride will end. Willis says the only game today is arbitrage in the retail sector.
CNBC's David Faber reports on a fight over televisions that allegedly broke out among shoppers at a Wal-Mart in North Carolina.
Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. senior equity research analyst, discusses the catalyst for Best Buy's current stock price and whether he thinks the retailer is a strong buy now.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the Black Friday retail action and what electronics are at the top of consumers shopping lists. Reagan says IBM reports online retail sales are were up 11.5 percent on Thanksgiving Day.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on protests over low wages at stores around the country. Only 3 of the 75 or so protesters outside a Chicago store are actually employees, he reports. Wal-Mart CEO Bill Simon says he is going to all he can to assist employee advancement.
Claudio Del Vecchio, Retail Brand Alliance (Brooks Brothers) CEO, discusses why they do not discount on Black Friday and explains and the actual difference in quality of high-end luxury materials compared to low-end.
Bobby Kotick, Activision Blizzard CEO discusses gaming ratings and parental responsibility when it comes to monitoring "inappropriate" games.
Steve Bratspies, Wal-Mart EVP of general merchandise, discusses the state of the American consumer and if lower pump prices have impacted customers.
Steve Bratspies, Wal-Mart EVP of general merchandise, discusses if the retailer is, so far, hitting sales expectations and what products are the best sellers. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Wal-Mart averaged 41,000 transactions per minute last night minute.
Robert "Bobby" Kotick, CEO, Activision Blizzard, talks about the economy and how business is looking at job growth and the opportunity for wealth creation.