Consumer Discretionary


  • Ransom sought for stolen Dominos customer data Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 12:39 PM ET

    Anonymous Twitter user threatens to publish stolen customer data unless Dominos Pizza Inc pays cash ransom.

  • Target: Network device defect caused outage     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Target is saying its system outage had nothing to do with security. The issue has since been resolved.

  • NY Times chief has surgery to remove kidney growth Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    The New York Times building in New York City.

    New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet disclosed that he had a malignant tumor on his kidney that was removed over the weekend.

  • Target's checkout glitch     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    A look at video of long lines at Target during a checkout outage, which was reportedly not security related, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Domino's adds 'Siri'-like bot for mobile orders Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:58 AM ET

    The pizza chain will introduce a function on its mobile app that lets customers order by speaking with a computer-generated voice, "Dom."

  • Hillshire drops bid for Pinnacle after Tyson deal Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    Tyson Food and Hillshire Brands food products

    Hillshire Brands said it will withdraw its recommendation to its shareholders to vote for its acquisition of Pinnacle Foods.

  • Is there a smartphone in Amazon's future? Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:04 AM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

    Amazon is expected to introduce a smartphone this week, a long-rumored project that aims to close any remaining gap between impulse and buying. The NYT reports.

  • Another credit card issue at Target     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    The giant retailer says it's not related to security but frustration builds among shoppers, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Automakers crowding banks out of car loan market Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 5:53 AM ET
    Customers shop for used vehicles at a CarMax Inc. dealership in Lexington, Kentucky.

    Banks looking to get in on a booming market for financing new-car sales have run into a formidable competitor: the auto manufacturers themselves.

  • Another card-related nightmare hits Target Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 11:24 PM ET

    A glitch in its customer checkout systems caused delays and long lines at some Target stores across the country Sunday night, the company said.

  • Starbucks offers shocking new perk for workers Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 4:15 AM ET

    Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at a steeply discounted rate.

  • HBO cashing in on 'Game of Thrones' licensing Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    This publicity image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from "Game of Thrones."

    HBO is raking in the cash from its most popular series by licensing it for beers, cookies, jewelry and more.

  • PF Chang's swipes cards manually after breach Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 5:07 PM ET

    In wake of data breach, PF Chang China Bistro will begin to manually swipe payment cards.

  • Amazon being investigated for worker’s death Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    OSHA is looking into the death of a worker in an incident at an Amazon warehouse, Re/code reports.

  • Airline carry-on limits don't seem fair? Here's why Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 3:35 PM ET
    A Spirit Airlines employee demonstrating the airlines carry-on baggage template.

    If a carry-on bag fits in the sizer, but sticks out one inch, it may or may not be allowed. Rules aren't fair or clear, and things probably won't change.

  • A look inside One Madison     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    This high-rise is one of NYC's most exclusive residences, the penthouse comes with killer views and a record breaking price-tag. Among the Super-Rich neighbors: Tom & Giselle.

  • A mountainside village built for two     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Alan Hamel has a secret to staying young (and super-rich). He runs a health and fitness company, sleeps with a famous TV actress, and lives in one of the most incredible homes in the California desert.

  • Big money in breeding     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    The real money in horse racing is NOT anywhere near the racetrack ... it's hundreds of miles away in a quiet barn where big money is being made on breeding horses.

  • A $120 million car lover playground     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    This quarter-mile stretch of asphalt with no speed limit attracts the super-rich who love to drive super-fast, but with luxury multi-million dollar villas where their super cars can sleep at night, a spa, and pools, this is no ordinary race track.

  • These 4 US cities could host the 2024 Olympics Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:31 PM ET
    The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during the closing ceremony of the 1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles, 12th August 1984

    Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.