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  • Phuong Nguyen, director of advertising for the U.K. at eBay, highlights that consumers start looking for Chritsmas gifts in August and that this represents a "huge opportunities" for retailers.

  • Netflix has 'good prospects' in Europe: Pro     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Richard Broughton, director of broadband analysis at IHS, says Netflix's European prospects are good as it prepares to launch in new markets and records "rapid growth" in markets it's already in.

  • Is China over-taxing foreign cars?     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Philippe Houchois, autos analyst at UBS, says the high Chinese car prices are mainly due to taxation and discusses car sales in the country.

  • Chocolatier Barry Callebaut takes aim at Asia     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:45 PM ET

    Denis Convert, VP, Gourmet, Asia Pacific, Barry Callebaut, introduces the firm's attempt at breaking the Guinness World Records for the "World's Tallest Chocolate Fall". He also discusses his outlook for Asia.

  • Qunar CEO: Why mobile is the way to go     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Zhuang Chenchao, CEO & Co-Founder of Qunar, expects the Chinese travel website to transition into a mobile company within a year, driven by rapid growth in its mobile revenue.

  • Intime Retail: Diversification is key to growth     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    Chen Xiaodong, President & CEO, Intime Retail Group, describes the firm's diversification plans. He also explains why the partnership with Alibaba complements its e-commerce platform.

  • Severe staffing crunch hits Japanese firms Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 7:40 PM ET

    Japanese firms are finding it difficult to secure sufficient workers, hit by a labor shortage that is pushing up hiring costs and eating into profits.

  • Why you should take note of US consumer stocks     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    John Carey, EVP & Portfolio Manager at Pioneer Investments, says consumer stocks will likely benefit from improved consumer confidence and a better Christmas season ahead.

  • China to double domestic spending on tourism Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 7:11 PM ET
    A general view of the Badaling Great Wall in Beijing, China.

    China aims to double domestic spending on tourism by 2020 by offering financial and other support, as it seeks to spur economic growth.

  • Home Depot taps Craig Menear as CEO Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    Home Depot named Craig Menear as CEO and president on Thursday effective November 1, 2014.

  • Home Depot names Craig Menear new CEO     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    Home Depot names U.S. retail president Craig Menear the new CEO of the company, effective November 1st. Outgoing CEO Frank Blake will remain chairman, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Gap a relative safe haven: Trader     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:06 PM ET

    Mark Hake, president of Hake Capital Management; "Fast Money" trader Tim Seymour; and CNBC's Kate Kelly provide instant analysis to Gap's quarterly numbers.

  • Gap beats by a penny     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:05 PM ET

    Gap is reporting EPS of $0.70 ex-items on revenue of $3.98 billion, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Fir Tree says Hertz CEO has 'lost credibility' Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    Mark Frissora, CEO and chairman of Hertz

    Fir Tree Partners stepped up its calls to replace the car rental company's chief executive, saying CEO Mark Frissora "has completely lost credibility."

  • Little Leagues, big money: Series draws dollars Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 3:20 PM ET
    Mo'ne Davis of Pennsylvania pitches during the United States division game at the Little League World Series tournament at Lamade Stadium on August 20, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

    The Little League Baseball World Series, which holds its championship this weekend, has become a big-money sports event.

  • Cadillac considers leaving Detroit for Manhattan Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:33 PM ET

    General Motors' premium Cadillac group is considering expanding its offices from Detroit to Manhattan.

  • Brixmor's view of shopping centers     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    Discussing low supply in the shopping center space, and the future for mall properties, with Michael Carroll, Brixmor Property Group CEO.

  • Infomercial king and his alleged pyramid scheme Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:58 PM ET
    Kevin Trudeau

    Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau, who made millions off books and products and is now behind bars, also masterminded a pyramid scheme.

  • Here's how you finally fix Sears, says Cramer Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    Though Sears has now posted nine straight quarters of losses, CNBC's Jim Cramer has an idea on how to turn things around.

  • Buzzkill! Drought saps California honey production Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Honeybees at work on their hive.

    California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.