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  • How Dov Charney could return to American Apparel Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:49 PM ET
    American Apparel CEO Dov Charney poses for a portrait at one of the company’s retail stores in New York.

    If ousted American Apparel CEO Dov Charney is exonerated, company co-chairman Allan Mayer said, "I will be the first to apologize to him."

  • TGI Fridays' move could spark trend: Pro Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:52 PM ET
    TGI Fridays' loaded potato skins, one of the choices for "Endless Appetizers for $10."

    TGI Fridays' endless appetizer promotion may have a ripple effect across the already challenged industry, one restaurant analyst said.

  • Alaska Airlines getting bigger overhead bins Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:45 PM ET
    There is now more overhead bin space on Alaska Air.

    Alaska Airlines will be the first carrier to get Boeing’s new Space Bins, designed to stow six standard-size, carry-on bags, NBC News reports.

  • Bottoms up! US brewery count tops 3,000 Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    The Brewers Association says the total number of breweries in operation has topped the 3,000 mark, crossing a barrier not likely seen since the 1870s.

  • Birchbox to open first brick-and-mortar store Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 2:11 PM ET
    Birchbox store in New York's Soho.

    Birchbox is launching its first brick-and-mortar store where customers can book appointments, test and purchase products.

  • Uber driver kidnaps rider, leads high-speed chase Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    A visitor to the nation's capital was kidnapped by an Uber driver and led on a high-speed chase through the city.

  • Online beauty shop Birchbox to open first store Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:31 AM ET
    Birchbox retail store.

    After testing the waters of a physical store experience through a series of pop-up shops, Birchbox will open its first store on Friday.

  • TV ads gone too far  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Richard Greenfield, BTIG media and technology analyst, discusses his new advertising note called "Ad Nauseam" where he addresses online and TV ad strategies.

  • Crumbs nears lifeline from investors; Stock soars Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Marcus Lemonis plans to provide financing for the struggling cupcake chain as a prelude to an acquisition.

    Shortly after shuttering its stores, Crumbs Bake Shop is close to securing financing from a prominent investor group.

  • Lawsuit claims United delays bags for cargo profit Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    A lawsuit seeking class-action status says passenger bags sometimes get bumped to make way for paid cargo, Crain's Chicago Business reports.

  • Tech-free dining…What’s Applebee’s cooking? Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    In a dining environment where cellphones have become as ubiquitous as breadbaskets, one recent trademark filing stands out.

  • Aereo's new play  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports from Allen & Company's media conference where many are talking about Aereo's new plan to operate as a cable company.

  • Boomers boost luxury travel biz  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:49 AM ET

    Matthew Upchurch, Virtuoso chairman & CEO, discusses the baby boomers' big impact on the travel industry.

  • Boomers hit the road in style  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the "baby boomer" generation are hitting the road and they're doing it in style.

  • Family Dollar profit falls by a third Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:22 AM ET
    Family Dollar store

    Family Dollar's earnings fell by a third as the company resorted to discounts to clear inventory and competition intensified.

  • Retail 'funk' keeps sales depressed  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Gerald Storch, fomer Toys R' Us chairman & CEO, provides his take on Ron Johnson's strategy to turnaround JC Penney, and weighs in on the slump in the retail sector.

  • Former JCP CEO: I resigned three times  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:50 AM ET
    Ron Johsnon, CEO, JC Penney

    JC Penney's former top executive told a classroom full of students he tried to leave the company he couldn't seem to turnaround three times, report's CNBC's Joe Kernen.

  • Carwow founder on getting the best auto deals  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    James Hind, CEO and founder of Carwow, discusses how his website can help users find a new car and compare different prices between dealers.

  • Costco same-store sales beat on higher fuel prices Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:57 AM ET
    A Costco store in Richmond, Calif., March 6, 2014.

    Costco Wholesale reported a 6 percent rise in June same-store sales that beat analysts' estimates, helped by higher fuel prices.

  • Commercial aviation market soaring: Boeing Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    A Southwest Airlines Co. Boeing 737-7H4.

    Increasing demand from low-cost airlines and booming airline travel in Asia – China in particular – drove Boeing to raise its forecast for new planes.