Specialty Retail


  • 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.

  • Japan Fears And The Retail Sell-Off Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 12:27 PM ET

    Retail stocks continue on their slide as investors worry about the world's second largest consumer market. NetNet spoke with Brian Sozzi, a StarMine top-ranked Equity Research Retail analyst, about his outlook on the sector.

  • Specialty Retail Slide Show Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET