Consumer Discretionary


  • Buscemi Brand's luxury consumer view     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    Former stockbroker Jon Buscemi, co-founder and creative director of Buscemi Brand, provides insight to expansion plans for the luxury brand. He doesn't think "price matters when the quality is high."

  • Bieber boost for luxury Buscemi shoes     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Former stockbroker Jon Buscemi, co-founder and creative director of Buscemi Brand, discusses his plan to keep his shoe products limited and high quality, as well as his social media strategies.

  • Intel's MICA smart bracelet     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Intel and Opening Ceremony are debuting their new smart bracelet, which includes a USB port inside the clash, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. The FMHR traders debate whether it matters more of how it looks or what it does.

  • Future of headphones & wireless audio     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Kevin Lee, Sol Republic CEO, discusses the next wave in music services and the launch of their new campaign with Olympian Michael Phelps called "Music Made Me Do It."

  • Intel's fashionable smart bracelet     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Intel is set to release a smart bracelet that will go on sale at Barneys in time for the holiday season. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Slava Rubin, Indiegogo, provide insight.

  • Would you buy from a tweet?     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Twitter is rolling out a "buy" button on tweets. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America; Slava Rubin, Indiegogo; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, debate if they like the move.

  • Assessing Alibaba's issues     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Discussing the big issues surrounding Alibaba's IPO, with Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America; Slava Rubin, Indiegogo; and CNBC's Jon Fortt

  • Panera asks customers to leave the guns at home Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:11 AM ET
    A customer exits a Panera Bread Co. location in New York, U.S.

    The request places it on a growing list of companies asking guests to refrain from toting firearms into their locations.

  • British retail chain details plan to take America Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    File photo: Handbags sit on display in a Primark store at the Westfield Stratford City Mall in London, U.K.

    Primark, the UK's biggest clothing retailer by volume, has said it will open 10 stores in the US by 2016. The Financial Times reports.

  • Twitter tests 'buy now' button     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Twitter is announcing its testing a "buy now" button to allow users to purchase products directly from a Tweet.

  • Bill Ford warns auto industry on 7-year car loans Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:59 AM ET
    Bill Ford Jr.

    With auto sales roaring back to life, the executive chairman at Ford Motor warned on CNBC that lenders and consumers should not fall back on old habits.

  • New video shows 'lighter, faster' iPhone 6: Report Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:39 AM ET

    Ahead of a highly anticipated launch, video of a fully functional Apple iPhone 6 has leaked, 9to5Mac reports.

  • Struggling restaurant chain Olive Garden is pulling out all the stops to get patrons back through its doors. The chain is now offering a "Never Ending Pasta Pass" that costs $100 and lasts seven weeks.

  • Airline amenity kits good enough to collect Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Singapore Airlines’ Ferragamo-branded amenity kits are unusual in that they contain perfume and cologne.

    Not all airline amenity kits are created equal, even among the first-class crowd.

  • Facebook expands its video realm by news feed Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:36 AM ET
    ''For us, Facebook has become the primary platform that we use to communicate content to fans,' a Beyonce rep says.

    YouTube is still the big gorilla, but news feed has helped Facebook fuel its rapid growth in the video space. Just ask Beyonce's rep. The NYT reports.

  • Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    Barry Rosenstein, founder and managing partner of Jana Partners

    Walgreen is naming Jana founder Rosenstein to its board and the activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director.

  • Ford downgrade an opportunity: Bill Ford     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Bill Ford, Ford Motor executive chairman, discuss Morgan Stanley's downgrade of Ford Motors. I feel very good about our future, says Ford. We have a lot of new launches coming to the marketplace.

  • Bill Ford Jr.

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Bill Ford, Ford Motor executive chairman about the future of autonomous driving. It will be an evolution, says Ford.

  • Microsoft is showing off the results of its strategic efforts with a redesigned MSN.com. Re/code reports.

  • Olive Garden: $100 for 7 weeks of pasta Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    Olive Garden is about to try a pretty outlandish gimmick to lure folks in the door: pasta up the kazoo. USA Today reports.