Consumer Discretionary


  • Black Friday shopping madness  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at what deals and incentives are keeping shoppers shopping this Black Friday.

  • Black Friday auto deals  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    Automakers and dealerships are pushing hard to steer buyers to special deals on Black Friday, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Blue laws & Black Friday  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Brian Earley, NPP Development, discusses "Blue Laws" in some states that prohibit shopping on Thanksgiving.

  • Wal-Mart workers walkout  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Wal-Mart employees are striking for higher wages and better working conditions, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Toys go Hollywood this holiday  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at this season's hottest toy brands, including Elsa beating out Barbie as the top girl toy.

  • Retail better prepared this Black Friday: Analyst Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 8:54 AM ET
    A customer shops for TV deals on Black Friday at Kmart in Griffith Indiana.

    Retailers are more primed this year to capture Black Friday dollars than in shopping seasons past, Dana Telsey said.

  • Winners and losers of Black Friday's deal parade Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 3:09 PM ET
    A woman looks for information at Macy's Herald Square after the store opened its doors at 8 pm Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.

    Crowds flocked to Wal-Mart, Target and Toys R Us locations around the U.S. to snatch up doorbuster deals.

  • Internet changing Black Friday game: Expert  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    Steve Sadove, NRF chairman, and Matthew Shay NRF CEO, discuss how omni-channel is changing the way consumers shop and its impact on retailers.

  • Top toys for tots  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    Laurie Schacht, Toy Insider Mom CTO, reveals which toys are the hottest gifts this year for the holidays.

  • What's in at outlet malls: Expert  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    Jim Hanson, Fashion Outlets of Chicago, discusses what's driving sales at the outlet malls.

  • Black Friday ringing in holiday sales  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has an update on Black Friday shopping.

  • Gauging omnichannel shopping  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 7:11 AM ET

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen CEO, and Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO, share their thoughts on the omnichannel retail experience.

  • Macy's Black Friday push: CEO  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Terry Lundgren, Macy's chairman & CEO, provides a preview of Macy's expectations this season.

  • Shopping malls draw early traffic  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    Cory Scott, Tysons Corner Center, provides an early outlook on consumer shopping this season.

  • Black Friday's classic 'prisoner's dilemma': Pro  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    Gerald Storch, Storch Advisors CEO, discusses whether it makes sense for retailers to open their doors early on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

  • Thanksgiving shopping good business?  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 6:36 AM ET

    Nate Forbes, The Forbes Company, shares his thoughts on whether it pays for retailers to open their doors on Thanksgiving Day. Also a look at what's moving in the luxury goods space.

  • Shoppers out in force  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 6:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at Black Friday shopping activity as consumers head to the malls.

  • Retailers well-prepared this year: Expert  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    It feels better this year than last, says Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO, providing her thoughts on the pulse of the holiday shopping season.

  • Shoppers flood toy land  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    This is the official kickoff of the holiday season, says Hank Mullany, Toys "R" Us president, providing a look at Black Friday shopping traffic.

  • Early shoppers queue up, analysts see stellar deals Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 1:14 AM ET
    A customer shops for TV deals on Black Friday at Kmart in Griffith Indiana.

    Economists are closely watching whether retailers can entice shoppers to spend during what retailers consider the biggest shopping weekend of the year, the NYT reports.