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  • Beware of holiday ID thieves  Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    We are headed into the busy season for scammers and identity thieves who hope to take advantage of holiday shoppers online and at the store. Herb Weisbaum explains what to watch out for and how to protect yourself.

  • Kmart isn't the greedy one — it's consumers Saturday, 16 Nov 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    Kmart's taking some heat for its rent-to-own policy. But it's not the company that's greedy, it's consumers, says Carol Roth.

  • First to get paid in Forbes sale: Bono? Saturday, 16 Nov 2013 | 4:21 PM ET
    Bono stole the stage with his Bill Clinton impression ahead of a panel discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

    If Forbes is ultimately sold, Irish rocker Bono and his partners would actually get the majority of the proceeds, Fortune reported on Saturday.

  • How this ale became craft's most popular brew Saturday, 16 Nov 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Harpoon IPA

    Craft beer sales are booming, but one beer style is standing out from all the rest: the India Pale Ale. But it wasn't always this way. A look how IPA became so popular.

  • Consumer confidence on the mend: Retailer  Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 7:46 PM ET

    Paul Trible, Ledbury co-founder and CEO, is cautiously optimistic for the holiday season. He feels more people have disposable income in their pockets.

  • Cutting back on Christmas? Holiday 'naughty' list  Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan explains how payroll taxes and higher health expenses may affect consumer spending.

  • Will a divided recovery hurt holiday sales? Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    Despite a sluggish economy, the National Retail Federation expects a strong holiday shopping season.

  • Cutting back on holiday retail?  Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reveals her holiday retail naughty and nice list, and explains how payroll taxes and higher health cost may factor into consumer spending.

  • Forget Thanksgiving — Let's shop! Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 2:08 PM ET

    Stores are facing a backlash for opening on Thanksgiving but trader Todd Schoenberger asks: Does anyone really like making small talk with Uncle Frank? C'mon This is America. Let's shop!

  • Scenes from Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013 Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 2:05 PM ET
    Victoria's Secret models during the finale of the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York.

    Wearing millions of dollars of diamonds, Swarovski crystals and lingerie, Victoria's Secret Angels hit the catwalk during the annual runway event.

  • Yet another magazine eyes the auction block Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 12:46 PM ET
    Cover of Forbes magazine

    Following the sale of The Washington Post, yet another big publishing brand name is looking to put itself on the block.

  • Zulily CEO: Mobile's been phenomenal  Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Zulily, a women and children discount clothing website, debuts on the Nasdaq Friday. Its CEO Darrell Cavens discusses his focus on the long-term, its mobile business and why they chose the Nasdaq.

  • Zulily debuts; Top internet retailer picks  Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    Ed Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets, thinks Nordstrom remains competitive against Zulily in its mobile platform. Richard Jaffe, Stifel retail analyst, shares his top internet retail picks now.

  • Will consumers spend cash saved on cheaper gas? Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 10:13 AM ET
    Gas prices at this Sunoco station hover at around $3 in New Jersey on November 13, 2013.

    Cheaper gasoline has put billions back in the pocket of consumers, but it’s unclear how much of it will go to holiday shopping.

  • Comcast to sell movies through boxes, web: Report Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 9:13 AM ET
    The Comcast Corp. XI3 cable box that will run on the X2 TV guide platform.

    For Comcast subscribers, it would provide a way to purchase movies they can watch anytime through a TV, computer or mobile devices.

  • Jos. A. Bank finds Men's Wearhouse bid didn't suit Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 8:10 AM ET
    A Men's Wearhouse in New York

    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers terminated its proposal to buy Men's Wearhouse, although Jos. A. Bank did not rule out another bid for its larger rival.

  • Beer in baggage claim tops off airport revenues Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    Passengers sampling liquor at the Liquor Library at baggage claim at McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas.

    Passengers are spending more at airports, due in part to unique offerings. In 2012 travelers spent $630 million on retail items in U.S. terminals.

  • Why retailers are taking on Silicon Valley Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 6:54 AM ET

    Target, Kohl's, and QVC are among retailers opening technology test labs in the San Francisco area to improve their websites and create mobile apps.

  • Holiday shopping looks bleak for Wal-Mart, Kohl's Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 5:49 PM ET

    Wal-Mart forecast a disappointing Thanksgiving-to-Christmas season, saying it expects sales to be flat, and Kohl's said it would spend more on ads.

  • The race to muscle Lululemon out of its turf Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Gap’s high-end activewear brand Athleta could emerge as the biggest winner from Lululemon’s quality control questions.

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