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  • Honda recalled cars with Takata air bags in 2002 Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:26 PM ET
    A man arranges airbag cushions at a plant for Japanese car parts maker Takata Corp.

    Honda Motor recalled a small number of cars equipped with Takata Corp air bags in March 2002, two years before the first known injury.

  • Holiday shopping goes mobile     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    How people are doing their holiday shopping this year. Jay Henderson, IBM Smarter Conference, says online shopping is through the roof.

  • 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.

  • US demands Takata issue national airbag recall Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's current crash-testing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

    The U.S. is threatening fines and legal action against Takata for failing to admit that its driver's-side air bags are defective.

  • 'Solid' Obamacare start: More than 1M apply Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:18 PM ET
    Counselors help clients navigate the second round of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act in Manassas, VA on November 15, 2014.

    Less than a month into Obamacare's second open-enrollment season, HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell says "we're off to a solid start."

  • Shoppers set to splurge on this holiday gift Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    Jewelry is expected to see renewed interest over the next few weeks, with more consumers planning to purchase it—and hoping to receive it.

  • 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.

  • From Kickstarter to 6,000 stores in 2 years ... Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    GoldieBlox

    Debbie Sterling's story-based GoldieBlox construction sets and action figures are being sold in 6,000 stores worldwide, two years after taking Kickstarter by storm.

  • 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.

  • Seattle mayor pardons a new kind of fowl Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    With Thanksgiving in his heart, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has pardoned a soybean-based roast.

  • From regifting to ungifting—cheap holiday ideas Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    On a fixed income or tight budget? Here are some smart ideas for holiday gift giving. USA Today reports.

  • Most buzzed-about retailers ahead of Black Friday Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    Macy's facebook page ahead of Black Friday.

    Wal-Mart, Target, Macy's and Kohl's are among the stores leading the pack in terms of audience size across three big social media platforms.

  • 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.

  • Stores shouldn't open on T'gving: Toys R Us ex-CEO Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:51 AM ET
    A customer pays for his items at Toys'R'Us in Times Square on November 28, 2013 in New York City.

    Former Toys R Us chief Jon Eyler talks turkey, saying it doesn't make sense on moral or economic grounds for stores to be open on Thanksgiving.

  • 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.

  • Will Black Friday disappoint this year?     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    The Thanksgiving weekend traditionally is a very important retail holiday, but despite growing momemtum in the U.S. economy, shoppers seem to be more reticent this year.

  • 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.

  • Christmas came early for Amazon, time to sell? Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:12 AM ET
    A screen showing Black Friday deals on Amazon.com

    When Amazon's stock rises before Thanksgiving in anticipation of a strong holiday, the shares tread water the rest of the year, history shows.

  • 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.

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