Specialty Retail


  • PetSmart CEO on Consumer Spending     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 8:18 AM ET

    An outlook on what Petsmart expects in service sales, with Robert Moran, PetSmart CEO, who shares the company's plans for expansion.

  • Takeaway Gems: World’s First Diamond ATM Launched Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 6:39 AM ET
    Flawless pear-shaped 72.22-carat diamond

    Indian jewelry retailer Gitanjali has launched the world’s first gold and diamond ATM machine, adding the gems to its offering of precious metals vending machines as it seeks to capitalize on the craze for jewelry in India.

  • Time to Take Profits from DKS?     Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Just because a company has compelling long-term prospects is not a reason to buy the stock, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer. Go with something that's doing better right now, like VF Corp or Deckers, if it sells off after it reports on Thursday.

  • Zagg Faces Tough Competition     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer takes a look at battleground stock, ZAGG, and says although it makes very cool and popular covers for all kinds of portable gadgets, it faces price competition from other companies. Discussing how the company plans to keep its competitive edge, with Robert Pederson, ZAGG chairman/CEO.

  • QVC Thriving In A Tough Economy     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    Sharing positive earnings and business strategies at QVC, with Mike George president/CEO.

  • Start Something That Matters

    Blake Mycoskie is the brains behind TOMS, a for-profit company with a feel-good twist, that aims to make philanthropy fashionable, while growing a global brand. Armed with his new book, Mycoskie talks about growth, conscious capitalism and his thoughts on taking his company public.

  • Woman shopping for clothing

    As we head into the thick of retail earnings season the threat of higher input costs is still weighing on investors’ minds. Most retailers were forced to start passing through select price increases in Q2, and we will hear just how that went over with the consumer as earnings hit the tape. While it is early in the game indications are so far so good.

  • Sex Toy Sales Surge Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 10:52 AM ET

    Sex sells, duh. And, apparently, during an economic recession, sex-related sales—from Trojan condoms to wine and chocolate—have been particularly hot.

  • Off the Charts: ZAGG     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    Charting the outlook for electronic accessories, with Robert Pedersen, ZAGG CEO.

  • Widlitz: The Grinch is Coming to a Store Near You Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 10:43 AM ET

    Even though most consumers are just starting to work on their summer tan, retailers are already plotting how they will convince you come Black Friday that you can’t live without that must-have sweater, over-priced pair of boots or flat screen TV. With rising input costs, food inflation and continued heavy prices at the pump my prediction is The Grinch and Heat Miser will wipe the floor with the Snow Miser.

  • Two women look at a jewelry display in a luxury shopping mall in Shanghai. Following in the footsteps of Japan, China has become the world's second-largest consumer of high-end fashion, accessories and luxury goods.

    The upcoming listings of retailers Coach, Prada and Samsonite in Hong Kong are a sign that the future growth of the retail and luxury industry is in China, according to one analyst.

  • CNBC's David Faber reports on battle between Ron Burkle and Leonard Riggio to acquire controlling shares of the bookseller.

  • Retail Stocks Slammed!     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 2:11 PM ET

    Discussing weakness in the retail sector and which companies are thriving despite the downturn, with Jamie Cox, Harris Financial Group, and Carter Worth, Oppenheimer Asset Management.

  • Profiting From China's Luxury Appetite     Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 9:53 AM ET

    A look at the luxury picks that are seeing an increase of sales in China. Stacey Widlitz, independent analyst/retail consultant, takes a look at how Tiffany and Coach are on the rise in China's trend of brand consciousness.

  • Dollar Stores Cash in on Gas Prices     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 3:25 PM ET

    Dollar store retailers are cashing in on higher gas prices. CNBC's Courtney Reagan with a look at what's driving profits.

  • Luxury Retail: Overvalued or Room to Run?     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    Despite the slowing global economy, the luxury retail sector is thriving, with Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray and Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen.

  • Pet Signs     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 2:53 PM ET

    Bob Vetere, American Pet Products Association president, with a look at the $50 billion pet products industry.

  • US Luxury Spending by Rich to Rise: Poll Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 1:59 AM ET
    The backside of a Patek Philippe watch is pictured in a mirror.

    Spending by rich Americans on luxury goods is set to grow by $26.6 billion in 2011, with the number of affluent families planning to spend more almost doubling in the past three years, a poll found Friday.

  • Phillips-Van Heusen CEO     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer talks to Phillips-Van Heusen CEO Manny Chirico about his company's earnings and outlook.

  • Smelly Stocks Near Highs     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 10:19 AM ET

    Sniffing out opportunities in fragrance stocks, with Sam Yake, BGB Securities, Inc.