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  • How about a $1.5 million TV for Christmas? Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    Nieman Marcus's Christmas Book isn't just a marketing gimmick anymore. Nieman's CEO said they actually sell half the fantasy gifts in the book each year.

  • Apple big holiday winner   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    Apple big holiday winner

    Shares of the tech giant are bucking the trend and moving higher after its upgrade at UBS, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • The real lessons from Black Friday traffic Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 12:55 PM ET
    Shoppers walk with bags at the Somerset Collection shopping mall on November 29, 2013 in Troy, Michigan.

    Breaking down the reasons for the contrasting Black Friday weekend shopping data released by the National Retail Federation and ShopperTrak.

  • Retail is a zero-sum game: Pro   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 12:39 PM ET
    Retail is a zero sum game: Pro

    Durban Capital portfolio manager Steve Kernkraut discusses his retail investment strategy and if e-commerce has put an end to traditional retailers.

  • Classic buying opportunity on Tesla: Pro   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 12:20 PM ET
    Classic buying opportunity on Tesla: Pro

    Adam Jonas, Morgan Stanley head of global auto research, discusses his bullish call on Tesla and why Morgan Stanley has made it a top stock pick.

  • Wal-Mart's hottest Black Friday item: A towel Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Customers wait in line to enter a Wal-Mart on Thanksgiving Day in Troy, Mich.

    Wal-Mart's biggest Black Friday seller was a 29-cent towel, suggesting that while corporate profits are up, most Americans are still struggling. NBC News reports

  • How Disney plans to keep kids hooked on TV forever Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    Cable and content kings worry about cord-cutting, but a recent move by Disney suggests streaming content for kids is a plan to keep kids hooked on TV.

  • Jerks on a plane: Elan versus 'Diane' decoded Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    Twitter user 'Elan Gale'

    An epic battle between two passengers on a US Airways flight over Thanksgiving unfolded on Twitter. Too bad it was all a hoax.

  • Forget Pandora! This worries SiriusXM CEO more ... Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:38 AM ET
    Sirius XM

    Pandora cannot work without a "lot more advertising," SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer told CNBC. "The competition for me has always been free" radio, he continued.

  • Neiman Marcus CEO: New shopper generation between channels

    Neiman Marcus president & CEO Karen Katz discusses how her company is approaching the holiday season, and consumer behavior. "70 percent of our customers go online to do research before they come into the store," she says.

  • Tips for snagging luxury gifts at deep discounts Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 9:06 AM ET
    Women browse handbags at a Macy's Inc. store in New York.

    There's no need to pay full price for luxury gifts on your Christmas shopping list. Many can be bought for 50 percent off, or better.

  • Fast-food strikes planned for 100 cities Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job this Thursday, organizers say.

  • Ascena CEO: Customer is being 'really selective'   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 8:16 AM ET
    Ascena CEO: Customer is being 'really selective'

    David Jaffe, Ascena Retail Group president & CEO, thinks his company is "well positioned," and discusses the difficult retail environment in 2013.

  • Holiday spending highlights US wealth gap: Nomura Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 7:10 AM ET
    Customers shop at the Somerset Collection shopping mall in Troy, Michigan.

    One strategist believes consumer spending this holiday season will show that the U.S. Federal Reserve's "wealth effect" simply isn't working.

  • Early figures point to blockbuster 'Cyber Monday' Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    U.S. online sales are expected to hit $2 billion on "Cyber Monday," for the first time since comScore has been tracking such information.

  • Mobile having a 'breakout year': Pro   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 6:55 AM ET
    Mobile having a 'breakout year': Pro

    Jay Henderson, IBM global strategy director says yesterday's Cyber Monday was the "largest online shopping day of the year" thus far. "Mobile sales accounted for 25 percent of overall online sales," he says.

  • The Great Shoppers' Migration   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:35 PM ET
    The Great Shoppers' Migration

    Mark Mahaney, Internet Analyst at RBC Capital Markets explains what's driving the shoppers' migration from offline to online with mobile platform also gathering pace.

  • Big box stores in trouble: Expert   Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Big box stores in trouble: Expert

    Sucharita Mulpuru-Kodali, Forrester Research, and Jonathan Rettinger, TechnoBuffalo, provide their thoughts on the future of brick and mortar stores, as online sales keep ticking up.

  • Cyber Monday to shatter records Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 3:26 PM ET
    Ad on Macys.com

    The Black Friday creep that pinched sales on the holiday weekend doesn't appear to be affecting Cyber Monday.

  • Court bans political ads on public stations Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 2:57 PM ET
    Judge's gavel

    U.S. court upheld a ban on political ads on public television and radio stations, rejecting an argument it violates the First Amendment.

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