Consumer Discretionary


  • GoPro CEO Woodman focusing on long-term growth Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET
    Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of GoPro, speaks during the company's IPO at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City.

    A day after GoPro reported quarterly results and its stock slumped, CEO Nick Woodman emphasized the video camera maker's long-term growth strategy.

  • The Biz Fix: No food around the office? Eat this. Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Food truck owners Debbie and Derek Kaye sell Japanese-inspired Mexican food at Takumi Taco. Marcus Lemonis of "The Profit" advises the entrepreneurs.

  • Colorado considers a new look for edible pot Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:28 AM ET
    Medical marijuana patients sample the brownies at Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary.

    Regulators are considering new rules to make pot-infused treats look different even when they're out of the packages.

  • The votes are in: Home robot or home security? Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    From left: JIBO and blink app

    The votes are in. Find out which crowdfunding home device is this week's Tech Crowd leader: robot assistant or smart home security.

  • Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    The side profile of a red Harley-Davidson FXDL Dyna Low Rider motorcycle.

    Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 bikes because engine vibration can turn the switches from 'run' to 'accessory.'

  • Fiat investors approve Chrysler merger Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Should all those that voted against the merger exercise their exit rights, the move could still fail.

  • Expedia CEO: Travel market expanding     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia president & CEO, breaks down the company's earnings beat in part due to a rise in gross bookings. Khosrowshahi says the travel market is expanding and online growth allows more spending and investment.

  • Victoria's Secret PINK Model Sara Sampaio host PINK Nation Spring Break Beach Party on March 13, 2014 in Destin, Florida.

    Victoria’s Secret has lost a trademark battle with high-end U.K. shirt maker involving its "PINK" clothing line.

  • Ebola case in US: How will hospital handle it? Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 9:01 AM ET
    A picture taken on June 28, 2014 shows a member of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated.

    A patient with the Ebola virus will be brought to the U.S. for treatment at a sophisticated isolation unit. NBC News reports.

  • US auto sales growth slowed in July Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 10:51 AM ET
    A worker installs tires on a 2014 Jeep Wrangler as it undergoes assembly at the Chrysler Toledo North Assembly Plant, May 7, 2014 in Toledo, Ohio.

    Gains in U.S. auto sales have been stronger than the overall economy since the recession.

  • Summer gas price hikes take a holiday Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    The average price of gas posted the largest July decline in six years, according to the latest survey by AAA. Here's why.

  • Tesla Motors earnings handily beat Street estimates Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 4:08 PM ET
    Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of American electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors, poses with a Tesla during a visit to Amsterdam on January 31, 2014.

    The electric car maker posted second-quarter earnings per share of 11 cents, excluding items, compared to 20 cents a share a year ago.

  • New Target CEO has a 'rare combination' of skills Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    It's logical for retailers to extend their search outside of the retail industry, so long as they come from a business that's' "wired to consumers."

  • Main Street reacts to selloff     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    Entrepreneur Liz Hollingsworth; David Meyers, Common Man Investor LLC; and Ben Becker, University of Missouri MBA student, discuss today's selloff and share their investment strategies.

  • Cowabunga! Surf's up at Germany's Munich Airport Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    Passengers hanging out at Munich Airport in Germany can now hang 10 as well. Free surfing, with complimentary loaner surfboards and wetsuits, NBC.

  • Agenda for new Target CEO     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    Discussing the resume for new Target CEO Brain Cornell and what he must do to help the company succeed, with Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors.

  • Under Armour's big bet on women     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says his company is embracing not only the female athlete, but the athletic female, and is not scared of competition in the fitness apparel industry.

  • Retail survivors in 25 years     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the results from a survey over which retailers participants think will still be around in another 25 years.

  • Work from home? Watch out for hackers Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    The same remote access software that allows employees to work from home opens data up to hackers, Homeland Security said. NYT reports.

  • How millennials will shape retail in 25 years Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Just as the Great Depression shaped the spending habits of Americans who grew up during that era, experts predict millennials will be driven by deals.