Consumer Discretionary


  • Presidential suite in San Fran's Fairmont     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 1:56 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank shares a sneak peak of tonight's episode of "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" on CNBC, which takes a tour of the presidential suite inside San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel.

  • True love: The $777,777 Valentine's Day package Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 1:12 PM ET
    Detail from Robert Indiana's LOVE.

    Where to find love Feb. 14 if you're willing to spend thousands on a hotel.

  • A 'tsunami' of store closings seen hitting retail Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:58 PM ET
    Customers leave a Sears store in Chicago.

    Get ready for the next era in retail—one that will be characterized by far fewer shops and smaller store footprints.

  • After Target breach, the fight's on for smart cards Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    The National Retail Federation is calling on the banking industry to switch from the easy-to-hack magnetic stripe to the more secure PIN and chip.

  • Buy retailers with strong e-commerce: Trader     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan dissects the latest action in the retail sector, saying retailers need to ensure a strong online presence. FMHR trader Pete Najarian agrees the best names in e-commerce are buys.

  • New regulations sought for child car seats Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Federal regulators plan to propose a long awaited test for side crash protection in child safety seats Wednesday.

  • Cramer: How did they go from ‘first to worst?’ Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Luxury handbag maker Coach posted missed earnings estimates Wednesday, leading to a harsh critique from CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Former U.S. chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra, weighs in on the state of data security and cybersecurity policy in the U.S. "We are in a world today where cybersecurity policy is still an open question for the country," Chopra says.

  • Big retailers to close stores: Pro     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    John Kernan, Cowen & Co. vice president, discusses if turning retailers like Sears and J.C. Penney into a REIT-like entity is an alternative.

  • Coach missed the holidays     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    Coach stock is getting slammed after a 13.6 percent drop in Q4 same store sales. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports.

  • Cramer: Coach has JCP feel     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    Coach reported weaker-than-expected earnings as comp sales fell 13.8 percent for the period. The "Squawk on the Street" team breaks down the Coach miss. Coach is over-stored and has the wrong price point, Cramer says.

  • Liberty's media metamorphosis     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 8:13 AM ET

    Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global, discusses the future of the media industry and reshaping the way people consume content. My kids don't get off the cable box anymore, says Fries. We're all about the bundle, he adds.

  • Starwood expansion story on a tear     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Frits Van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide president & CEO, shares his thoughts on growing global demand in the lodging industry and weighs in on travel trends in 2014. I think we will offer more services and actually lower costs because of technology, says Van Paasschen, explaining how his business model is unlike the airline industry.

  • No small warning: Minicars not good in crash tests Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Fiat 500

    A new set of crash tests involving minicars has a safety group telling consumers to be wary of very small vehicles.

  • Marriott acquires South Africa's Protea     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:22 AM ET

    Arne Sorenson, CEO & President of Marriott International, discusses his hotel's plans for global expansion and creating jobs in the industry.

  • Washington grinds to a halt as winter storm rages on Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 10:47 PM ET
    Snow crews clear clear the sidewalk January 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. The DC area is embracing a snowstorm which could bring as much as 10 inches of snow.

    The nation's capital was at a standstill Tuesday evening as snow continued falling at a rate of about an inch an hour.

  • Vinay Dube, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Delta Air Lines, explains how the yen's weakness hit the carrier's topline and shares his outlook on capital spending.

  • Political unrest deals blow to Thai billionaire Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 7:36 PM ET
    Dhanin Chearavanont, billionaire and chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Co. (CP Group), pauses while attending a conference hosted by the Thailand-China Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Thailand.

    A local currency hit by months of political unrest, and skittish consumers spending less are keeping the pressure on Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont.

  • Another snowstorm hits the urban Northeast Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 5:31 PM ET
    Two people jump over a puddle during a snowstorm that is moving through the Northeast on January 21, 2014 in New York City.

    A swirling storm snow clobbered the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights and closing government offices.

  • Private jets in scrimmage for Super Bowl slots Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    One of the country's most congested air spaces is expected to get worse with the addition of about 1,200 private jets during Super Bowl week.

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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.

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