In their panic to compete, brick-and-mortar stores overlook what really matters to their customers—service, according to a Gallup poll.
As Coke pours money into World Cup ads to salvage falling sales it faces another crisis: its future market, India, is resisting.
Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor, has been found guilty of conspiring to hack phones while Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all charges, CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.
Dov Charney’s dismissal raises all sorts of thorny corporate-governance questions for investors and boards about iconic — and notorious — leaders.
Cosmetics maker Avon Products said it would cut about 600 jobs, including in its North America unit, as the company struggles to return to profit.
U.S. airlines collected $790 million in bag fees in the first quarter of 2013.
The consumer discretionary space has been the worst performing sector this year. CNBC's Seema Mody shows which losing stocks in the index are looking to rebound.
So far Nike has missed out on the Dow's run to 17,000 and is down significantly versus the S&P. Andrew Keene, Keene on the Market founder, and Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki, discuss if Nike is a buy at these levels.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Lululemon founder and 28 percent stakeholder Chip Wilson is evaluating his strategic options and talking to bankers, and American Apparel founder Dov Charney was ousted and owns 27 percent of the company. CNBC contributor Jan Kniffen, shares his opinions on both stories.
One company's stock surged 5 percent following a new report detailing strong attendance at the chain during World Cup matches so far.
Todd Rosenbluth, S&P Capital IQ, shares his top stock picks in the consumer discretionary space.
What's dragging down the consumer discretionary sector this year, with CNBC's Seema Mody.
Popular media outlet Vice is seeking its own TV network through a corporate deal, and major media companies are biting. The NYT reports.
American Apparel co-chairman said the company was not for sale and that the search for a new chief executive had generated "enormous interest."
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, shares his thoughts on the corporate board battles taking place at Lululemon and American Apparel.
Quirky is setting up a separate company, Wink, whose main technology is software helping seamlessly connect automated home devices.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson is not seeing eye to eye with some board members and may be gearing up for a proxy fight.
European airlines, which may experience up to 52 percent losses in operating profits due to oil costs, have seen their stocks fall. The FT reports.
An eco-friendly car service seeks to take on the app-dispatched, ride-share companies.
GM is nearly ready to begin compensating those left injured by the defective ignition switches that led to the recall of 2.6 million vehicles.