Retail Sales


  • Holiday case for retail: Santa vs. Scrooge     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Steve Liesman debate the performance of retailers over the holiday season. Mark Cohen, former Sears Canada CEO, provides perspective.

  • Holiday stock picks     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    Peter Dixon, Fidelity Investments, provides his outlook for retail sector and reveals what stocks he is buying right now.

  • Amazon's holiday history     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu breaks out the Kensho Stats Box and takes a look at what's in store for Amazon investors this time of year.

  • Black Friday hot toy frenzy     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    The Disney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa Doll

    Providing his outlook for Black Friday and the toy sector, Gerrick Johnson, BMO Capital Markets toy analyst, previews what toys will be winners and losers this holiday season.

  • Ohio bill seeks extra retail pay on Thanksgiving Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:23 AM ET
    Children pose for pictures with Santa Claus at a Sears store during the Family and Friends evening sale inside the Del Amo shopping mall in Torrance, California.

    A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving.

  • Shopping malls not dead yet: CEO     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    Terry Brown, Edens Investment Trust CEO, discusses why he thinks the open-air shopping experience will continue to attract consumers.

  • Have retailers gone too far?     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at the early jump some retailers are taking into the holiday shopping season.

  • Black Friday early start 'doesn't make sense'     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    I am totally opposed to opening on Thansksgiving, says John Eyler, former Toys "R" Us CEO, sharing his thoughts on retailer's early jump on the holiday shopping season.

  • Black Friday boom?     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    Century 21 co-owner Eddie Gindi, discusses expectations for Black Friday and what kind of boost the retailer may get from its diverse shoppers.

  • Survey: Wall Street spending to pop     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox discusses the results of survey on consumer spending that says Wall Streeters are expected to spend an average of $900 on their spouse.

  • Five things to watch on Black Friday Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:24 PM ET

    Here are five things retail analyst Brian Sozzi will be looking out for on Black Friday.

  • Apple breaks $700 billion     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    Apple has reached a market cap of $700 billion. The FMHR traders play the performance of the monster stock.

  • Consumer confidence falls, despite expected rise Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:40 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk past an Old Navy store with discount signs, New York.

    Despite expectations that low oil prices would mean more confidence, consumers are feeling the worst about the economy since June.

  • Luxury goods to be a favorite for Christmas?     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Dana Telsey, CEO and chief research officer at Telsey Advisory Group, talks about what to expect from Tiffany & Co's third-quarter earnings, and says there will be "strong increases" in the luxury goods sector during holiday season.

  • Jim Lineweaver, founder and CEO of Lineweaver Financial Group says whilst the drop in oil prices should benefit consumers and retail, we should be "cautiously optimistic" on the U.S markets.

  • Holiday retail winners and losers     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    Tom Stemberg, Staples co-founder and former CEO, previews which retailers will perform the best this holiday season. Stemberg thinks the Kmart and Sears brand will "go into the gutter."

  • Holiday season most mobile ever: Google     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Google says this holiday shopping season is likely to be the most mobile ever. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss how Google stands to benefit from the uptick in mobile shopping.

  • FedEx & UPS cope with demand surge     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    David Ross, Stifel analyst, provides his outlook for shipping outfits FedEx and UPS this holiday season, and how fuel is impacting their bottom lines.

  • The Week That Was: Banks behaving badly     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories, including an investigation into some investment banks' metal commodities businesses.

  • Holiday economic forecast     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Steve Liesman tells us the forecast for how much consumers will spend this holiday season and what that says about the U.S. economy.