Consumer Discretionary


  • Toyota issues second recall in a week Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 10:06 AM ET
    The 2012 Toyota Rav4 are part of a recall to address a braking problem.

    Safety systems on 261,114 Lexus and Toyota vehicles in the United States, including stability control and anti-lock brakes, could fail.

  • Love this: Pricing out your Valentine’s dinner Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    With food prices fairly stable, this year's special dinner won't set you back much more than last year's. But next year? Watch out.

  • Tips for dating on Wall Street—yep, you're a jerk Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 9:12 AM ET
    Wall Street guys never used to have to work this hard to get the girl.

    Saying you worked on Wall Street used to have status. Now, the ladies think you're just a jerk who ruined the economy. Here's how to win her over.

  • Airlines struggle back from worst travel day yet Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 12:03 PM ET
    Storm-weary travelers sleep in the baggage claim area at Dulles International, Feb. 13, 2014.

    Hundreds of more flights are canceled as airlines struggle with storm-battered Valentine's weekend schedules.

  • How to become FlightAware     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Daniel Baker, CEO of FlightAware, explains how his online flight tracking service can help travelers navigate through flight cancellations and delays.

  • Home Depot's southern exposure     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Chris Waits, Mid-South Regional VP at Home Depot, shares some winterizing tips for homeowners and explains how the brutal weather has impacted snow supplies.

  • Will icy weather chip away at earnings?     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Mike Thompson, S&P Capital IQ, shares his thoughts on the economic outlook and the impact of this winter's weather on the retail sector.

  • Frozen skies place airline fares on ice     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    Airlines could lose as much as $250 million to $500 from the winter storms, says Michael Boyd, The Boyd Group chairman, discussing the impact of this winter's weather on the airline industry. Despite the weather it is going to be a very good year for the airline industry, predicts Boyd.

  • Winter puts freeze on air travel     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on how the frigid weather has impacted travelers and the airline industry this winter.

  • For Comcast, industry shifts may aid its TWC bid Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 6:55 AM ET
    A Comcast Corp. field service technician, arrives to install cable service at a residence in Reading, Pennsylvania.

    Comcast’s bid for Time Warner Cable comes amid seismic change, with consumers abandoning cable and instead streaming TV shows online.

  • Pax's impact on airlines     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    Savanthi Syth, Raymond James analyst, provides perspective on how the airlines have fared during the deep freeze, and its likely impact on airline earnings.

  • Jos. A Bank buys Eddie Bauer     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    Gilbert Harrison, Financo chairman, shares his thought on Jos. A. Bank's acquisition of Eddie Bauer in a $825 million cash and stock deal. It's a great deal for the company and shareholders, says Harrison.

  • Retailer Jos A Bank to buy Eddie Bauer for $825 mln Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    A shirt and tie are displayed at a Jos. A. Bank retail store on October 9, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers said it would acquire the Eddie Bauer from private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $825 million.

  • Tapping Chinese shoppers on Valentine's Day     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 8:53 PM ET

    Yan Leng, Director of one of the leading mall operator in Hong Kong, Wharf Holdings, describes the company's special tricks to lure shoppers this Valentine's Day.

  • China’s Jade Rabbit springs back to life Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 6:42 PM ET
    A Long March-3B carrier rocket carrying China's Chang'e-3 lunar probe takes off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center on December 2, 2013 in Xichang, China.

    State media struggled to report on the latest twist in China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover, which malfunctioned on Wednesday night then restored at dawn.

  • Smartphone sales growth to slow this year: Gartner Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 4:05 PM ET
    Motorola Droid 4 smartphone.

    Growth in global smartphone revenue is expected to slow this year as cheaper devices hit the market and weigh on average selling prices, Gartner said.

  • Orbitz CEO: Focused on building rewarding site     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Orbitz CEO Barney Harford says mobile is a huge strategic focus for the travel site and weighs in on a "great 2014."

  • CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Robert Frank take a look at two branding icons, business baroness Martha Stewart and media mogul Oprah Winfrey.

  • Brookstone may file for bankruptcy: Report Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    A Brookstone store in Santa Monica, California.

    The seller of gadgets, wine accessories, and furniture is in talks with firms about investing. The WSJ reports.

  • Winter weather retail woes     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen looks at how the severe winter weather is impacting big business. Sam Poser, Sterne Agee senior research analyst, provides his best "snow day" trade in the retail space.

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