• Power still out for thousands     Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Thousands of homes from Michigan to Maine remain without power after a weekend ice storm. NBC's Dylan Dreyer reports.

  • Mega miscalculation: FedEx & UPS fail to deliver     Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick explains how major underestimations in holiday volume by FedEx and UPS lead to thousands of packages not getting delivered in time for Christmas.

  • Widespread power outage may continue until Friday Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 9:28 AM ET
    A driver reaches out to clear their windshield of snow and ice while navigating the Leverett Connector, Boston.

    Those without electricity since last weekend's ice may not get their power back for another day — or longer.

  • UPS and FedEx are drawing criticism after experiencing Christmas delivery problems, reports NBC's Gabe Gutierrez.

  • Wacky weather impacts retail     Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    The Weather Channel's Paul Walsh says volatile weather happened at the "exact wrong time" for retailers.

  • Cold air pushing East     Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports on sheets of ice falling from an Oklahoma store; and the Weather Channel's Maria LaRosa provides insight into expected weather for the holiday week.

  • Who hasn't started holiday shopping yet?     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 3:11 PM ET

    According to the latest NRF data, 32 million shoppers have not started holiday shopping. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on procrastinating holiday consumers.

  • A mall crash is coming: Pro     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    Columbia Business School professor Mark Cohen discusses the Internet's "disruptive influence" on shopping, particularly during the holidays.

  • Greg McBride, Bankrate.com senior financial analyst, addresses a new survey that says 40 percent of shoppers will spend less this holiday season and what obstacles are keeping consumers from upping their spending.

  • Plan for tornado shelters thwarted by Okla. tax cut Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 7:57 AM ET
    Residents search through rubble after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma.

    There's something more ominous than tornadoes these days in one of the nation's most conservative states: taxes and borrowing.

  • Winter weather hits retailers     Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at how snow, sleet and freezing rain affected shoppers on the penultimate weekend before Christmas.

  • Retailers are upping their online presence. Channel Advisor is up 170 percent since its IPO. Scot Wingo, CEO and co-founder of Channel Advisor, discusses the impact of colder weather, and who its customers are.

  • Snowstorm arriving for the weekend     Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace tracks the big winter weather system approaching the Northeast and where it will hit hardest.

  • The outlet shopping sector is good: Expert     Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    Trinity D'Andrea-Almiger, Lodi Station Outlets General Manager, discusses if the weather will keep consumers inside during the holidays and which retailers are driving sales at the malls.

  • Tanger CEO with the outlook on outlets     Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    Steven Tanger, president and CEO of Tanger Factory Outlets, discusses this season's holiday shopping trends.

  • Deep freeze damages California citrus crop Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 5:10 PM ET
    Frozen oranges with misters running to avoid as much damage as possible during a cold snap affecting the San Joaquin Valley citrus crop, Dec. 6, 2013 in Traver, Calif.

    A week of freezing temperatures has damaged California's citrus crop, but it will take several weeks to quantify losses, industry officials said.

  • Parker Liautaud, Willis Resilience Expedition leader, has traveled to Antarctica to conduct research to better understand climate change and to raise awareness of global warming. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.

  • The new paradigm shift in retail     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    Davis Berman, Durban Capital founder, breaks down the "new paradigm" shift and the secular decline in retail. Berman says, for the first time in history the weakness in traditional retail is not representative of the consumer.

  • Significant snowstorm hits Northeast     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 3:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports winter storm Dion has dropped 3 to 6 inches on the tri-state area and more than 1650 flights have been cancelled across the country due to inclement weather.

  • Winter storm rolls through Northeast     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:21 AM ET

    The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel reports, the latest details on "quick hitting" winter storm Dion sweeping up the East coast.