Trends & Fads


  • Ridiculously expensive supercars you'll never own Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 1:55 PM ET
    Lamborghini Veneno Roadster

    Unless you have a spare million, these cars won't end up in your garage. But we can all dream, so here’s a list of ridiculously expensive supercars.

  • Engaged employees bring back customers: Pro     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    Why Panera Bread, Toyota and Tesla lead the 2013 customer loyalty list, with Chris Malone, Fidelum Partners founder and managing partner. "Panera has built tremendous relationships with its customers," he says.

  • 10 hottest cars at the LA Auto Show Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 2:56 PM ET

    Featuring vehicles taking their first international bow, the exhibition offers fun and functionality as well as excess and efficiency.

  • Amazon begins Black Friday deals early     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    Amazon made Black Friday into a week-long celebration. Craig Berman, Amazon.com vice president, provides insight. "The partnership with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver on Sundays is going to be fun to see this season," he says.

  • Taking back Thanksgiving     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    Bob Williams, co-founder of upscale furnishers Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, discusses its full-page advertisement about being closed on Thanksgiving.

  • Wal-Mart's preparation for the holiday     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    Retailers take months of complicated planning to make sure Black Friday deals are in place, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Will you spend more this year?     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 10:19 AM ET

    The NRF says there will be about 7 million fewer people this year shopping over the 4 day weekend. CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to consumers in Huntington Beach, California.

  • Retailers open early: More sales?     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    Black Friday is actually the biggest sales day. Discussing whether retailers get more sales if they're open longer, with Jan Rogers Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen WWE CEO.

  • Kosher beer for your 'Thanksgivukkah'     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 6:51 AM ET

    A look at top shelf craft, as well as kosher beer, with Jeremy Cowan, Shmaltz Brewing founder and CEO. "Kosher Supervision of America accepted by the Orthodox Union," has blessed the beer, he explains.

  • A day in the life of a Xbox One     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 6:28 AM ET

    From its manufacturing to the store shelves, CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on a day in the life of an Xbox One.

  • The 10 greatest sports cars of all time Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 5:30 PM ET
    Jaguar E-type Heritage Coupe

    Some sports cars have stood the test of time and become truly iconic. Check out CNBC.com's definitive collection.

  • Gap is reporting Q3 EPS of $0.72 on revenue of $3.98 billion. Roxanne Meyer, UBS retail analyst, and Richard Jaffe, Stifel retail analyst, discuss whether it's time to gamble on this stock just ahead of the holiday season.

  • Gap illustrates great consistency: Analyst     Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    "Shoppers are gravitating towards deals," says Oliver Chen of Citigroup. Gap reported Q3 revenue of $3.98 billion, and Chen discusses the quarter and recent trends in retail.

  • Breadth & death of promotions?     Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Gap and its Banana Republic and Old Navy brands are flooding consumers' inboxes with discounts every day, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Low end retail 'cautious': Pisani     Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani explains why he sees high end retail doing better than low end retail.

  • Confident in NJ internet gambling: Caesars CEO     Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 10:55 AM ET

    New Jersey is rolling out internet gambling today with a 5-day trial. Mitch Garber, Caesars Acquisition president & CEO, offers insight on the trial and projected growth in the U.S. He thinks the U.S. will see one state bet on online gambling one by one.

  • Borderfree's global reach     Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    Borderfree detects which country a consumer is searching the internet from to help retailers reach global customers. Its CEO Michael Desimone discusses shopping patterns, and how it is helping the e-commerce market.

  • Cars that missed… but should have been hits Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 1:04 PM ET
    2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

    These cars should have been hits with consumers, but were sadly overlooked. All were offered on the U.S. market, and all fell short of sales expectations.

  • The class divide: Marriage as a ‘luxury good' Saturday, 26 Oct 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    People with a college degree are more likely to get—and stay—married than their less educated counterparts, according to new research.

  • Ten of the hottest new modern-day muscle cars Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 4:51 PM ET
    2014 SRT Viper

    Muscle cars are part of a high-speed subculture originating in the 1960s. But the era isn't over, and 2014 cars are debuting in showrooms right now.