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  • Jos. A. Bank board urges Men's Wearhouse rejection Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 5:57 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk by a Jos. A. Bank retail store on October 9, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

    Jos. A. Bank's board recommended that the company's shareholders reject a $1.61B hostile bid from Men's Wearhouse, calling it inadequate.

  • New GM CEO to earn up to $4.4 million a year Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 3:53 PM ET
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra attends the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Hall on January 16, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.

    General Motors announced a new pay structure for its top executives that includes a cash base salary of $1.6 million for Chief Executive Mary Barra.

  • How the Target hackers did it Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    Hackers that stole credit and debit card information from Target likely used tools that have been in the computer underground for a long time.

  • How retailers can fight Amazon: Former CEO Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    A pedestrian walks past a Diesel S.p.A., store in New York.

    The co-founder and former CEO of Staples, Thomas Stemberg, tells CNBC retailers must cut prices to compete with Amazon.

  • Widespread retail attacks still underway: Report Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    There are at least six ongoing attacks at US merchants whose systems are infected with the same type of software used to steal data from Target.

  • AB InBev in talks over $4.5B Oriental Brewery deal Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:53 AM ET
    Bottles of Oriental Brewery Co. beer are displayed for sale in Incheon, South Korea, on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.

    AB InBev is in advanced discussions to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery from private equity owners KKR& Co LP and Affinity Equity Partners.

  • McD's faces fallout for calling cops on elderly Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    Young Jin Kim of the Korean American Business Council of New York, Christine Colligan, Stephen Kim and Mi Shim of the Korean Parents Association of New York speak to reporters outside a McDonald's in New York, Jan. 16, 2014.

    After a McD's appeared to disrespect several older Korean people, some called for a boycott of the fast-food giant. NYT reports.

  • Surprise! British retail sales surge in December Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 5:16 AM ET
    Christmas shoppers fill the pavements of Oxford Street

    British retail sales came in way above expectations in December, official data showed, posting the largest annual rise since 2004.

  • Richemont seeks entry into India's luxury retail market Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 6:59 PM ET
    Shoppers pass a Cartier luxury store, operated by Cie. Financiere Richemont SA, in the Galeries Lafayette SA luxury department store in Paris, France.

    Luxury goods group Richemont is joining other global retailers in entering India since New Delhi relaxed investment rules.

  • No coal here! Retail's few holiday winners Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:27 PM ET
    An employee rings up a customer at Macy's in New York.

    It's hard to drown out all the negative noise coming from the retail sector this year, but not everyone had a bad holiday.

  • Gov't releases confidential retail report   Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 3:40 PM ET
    Gov't releases confidential retail report

    The Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service have distributed a confidential report to retailers that describes the techniques used by hackers. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports.

  • US warns merchants on Target hackers' methods Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    The government sent a 16-page technical bulletin to retailers and other merchants that describes the techniques used to attack Target late last year.

  • Wait to buy Best Buy: Pro   Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    Wait to buy Best Buy: Pro

    Mike Binger, Gradient Investments, explains why he prefers to buy Target over Best Buy. Mike Vogelzang, Boston Advisors president and CIO, weighs in.

  • Tough retail environment: Pro   Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    Tough retail environment: Pro

    Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO, discusses JC Penney's decision to close 33 stores. Herb Greenberg, TheStreet.com columnist, weighs in on the retail sector.

  • Best Buy CEO to CNBC: Promotional climate 'extreme'   Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:04 PM ET
    Best Buy CEO to CNBC: Promotional climate 'extreme'

    Best Buy reported a disappointing holiday season with U.S. comps down 0.9 percent. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports.

  • Is Best Buy broken?   Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    Is Best Buy broken?

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Best Buy's stock is getting pounded after holiday sales dropped nearly 1 percent. The FMHR traders weigh in on the scuffling retailer.

  • Popular McDonald's calls cops on lingering elderly Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    A group of elderly Korean-Americans gather at a McDonalds where they are engaged in a long-running dispute with management over how long they should be allowed to linger, in New York, Jan. 14, 2014.

    For the past several months, a number of elderly Korean patrons and a McDonald's they frequent have been battling over the benches inside. NYT reports.

  • Short-sellers targeting UK grocers: Pro   Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Short-sellers targeting UK grocers: Pro

    Simon Colvin, analyst at Markit, explains that U.K. retailers, particularly supermarkets, have been "heavily targeted by short-sellers" since the holiday season.

  • This rusted out Ferrari could fetch $2 million Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    Rusted but wanted? The '67 Ferrari up for auction

    A rare 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS is rusted out, and the engine won't start, but it could fetch $2 million at auction this weekend.

  • Patriots president on Tom Brady's sickness Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 10:20 AM ET
    Tom Brady

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be on the field this weekend for the big game, said team President Jonathan Kraft, looking to reassure concerned fans.

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