Trends & Fads


  • Target's breach takes a toll on sales     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    A report from Kantar Retail reveals 33 percent of U.S. households said they did shop at Target during January. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports this is the lowest response in 3 years.

  • Cubicle neighbors you don’t want to sit next to Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    You can pick your friends, but you can’t pick your office neighbor. Here are some types of cubicle dwellers you hope you won't sit next to.

  • Apple might consider subscription model: Pro     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    There are reports Apple is asking record companies for more exclusive releases. Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, discusses the tech giant's competition with Spotify.

  • Mall of America to double its size     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    The Mall of America in Minnesota plans to get bigger and better. Maureen Bausch, Mall of America executive VP of business development, provides insight into the planned construction.

  • Coupons.com CEO Steven Boal provides insight on the timing of its IPO, as well as what distinguishes his company from its competitors like Groupon.

  • J. Crew in preliminary talks to be sold: WSJ     Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting on preliminary talks between J.Crew and Japan's Fast Retailing, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • JC Penney 'getting better': Kniffen     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    How far is JC Penney away from its solvency? Jan Kniffen and CNBC's Courtney Reagan, share their opinions.

  • Wannabe a hipster? Get a facial hair transplant Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    Facial hair transplants appear to be a growing trend in New York, where more and more men want to adopt the hipster look. But the surgery is not cheap.

  • Godiva CEO: Dark chocolate on fire     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    "Chocolate is more popular than ever," explains Godiva CEO Jim Goldman, in discussing just how popular Valentine's Day is for his stores. He discusses high cocoa prices right now.

  • Kraft: US not creating jobs like we should     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 8:54 AM ET

    Bob Kraft, CEO of the Kraft Group, as well as NFL Broadcast chairman and owner of the New England Patriots, sharing his views on unemployment and economic growth. "A lot of people have left the labor force, and they're our fans," he said.

  • Kraft Group CEO, NFL Broadcast Chairman and New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft discusses "NFL Now" and Jonathan Kraft's involvement.

  • Kraft Group CEO, NFL Broadcast Chairman and New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft says "this Super Bowl was made to play in the elements," in discussing potential weather trouble for the game this weekend.

  • The 'next Cabbage Patch'     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    GoldieBlox founder & CEO Debbie Sterling, provides insight on her toy to inspire women and girl engineers. "The Apprentice" Season 1 winner Bill Rancic, and Brad Smith, Intuit president & CEO, discuss the process to picking Sterling.

  • JetBlue CEO: Record earnings in Q4     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    Discussing competition and health in the airline industry, with JetBlue CEO David Barger.

  • $4 million for 30 second Super Bowl spot     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    BBDO Worldwide CEO Andrew Robertson provides insight on the success of ads during Super Bowl for brands, as well as the impact of Twitter.

  • It tells you how people are going to behave in the coming year but it doesn't tell you what the outcome is going to be, says Glenn Hutchins, Silver Lake Partners co-founder, providing some key takeaways from the economic summit in Davos. Everybody seems very optimistic about the global economy right now, adds Hutchins.

  • Trucker hiring as an economic indicator     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC Executive News Editor Patti Domm discusses what truck tonnage, trucker hiring and traffic indicate about the economy.

  • Ten trends that will shape Asia in 2014: Carnegie Wednesday, 1 Jan 2014 | 9:22 PM ET
    Map of eastern hemisphere highlighting Asia

    Global think tank Carnegie Endowment for International Peace outlines the ten trends to shape the landscape for investors in Asia this year.

  • The 'great holiday screw-up'     Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 10:48 AM ET

    Should consumers blame shipping companies for delays or Amazon for inaccurately forecasting demand? CNBC's Josh Lipton provides insight.

  • 2014 will be mobile tipping point     Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin shares her social media predictions for 2014 including the rise of social shopping.