Consumer Discretionary


  • Fullscreen: Future of media?     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    Fullscreen is a global network of channels and brands on the Internet. George Strompolos, Fullscreen CEO, discusses the company's business model and comments on recent acquisition interest from Yahoo.

  • Panera's $42 million upgrade     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at Panera Bread's high tech play to change the way fast food works.

  • Wal-Mart cuts prices on iPhone 5 models Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 3:34 PM ET
    Various smartphone devices are displayed for sale at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in American Canyon, California.

    Starting Friday, the retailer will roll out a promotion cutting prices considerably on all of its iPhone 5 models, according to Engadget.

  • Second half retail outlook     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan outlines the biggest retail events to keep an eye for in the second half of the year.

  • Preparing for a meeting with Jeff Bezos     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:47 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew look ahead to CNBC's upcoming documentary "Amazon Rising," and just how demanding the company's CEO Jeff Bezos is of his management employees.

  • Where Nike is scoring     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    Discussing how Nike is growing their running sector and how much the World Cup is impacting sales, with Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst.

  • $17 for a sandwich?! Why food trucks are so pricey Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A crab salad sandwich from Feelin’ Crabby.

    The popularity of food trucks has exploded in recent years—and so have the prices. Here's why.

  • Crumbs Bake Shop set to delist Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Following a sharp decline in its stock, the cupcake chain will delist from the Nasdaq. NYT reports.

  • High cost of port strike     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Matthew Shay, National Retail Federation, provides insight on the negotiations, looming deadline and the likely ripple effect of supply chain disruption.

  • Irish bar takes job applications on Snapchat Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    Sober Lane bar's Friday nights are described as "wild", so it comes as no surprise that the bar is using Snapchat in its hiring drive.

  • Crafts retailer Michaels raises $473 million in IPO Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 5:58 AM ET
    Reusable shopping bags are displayed beneath a checkout counter at a Michaels craft store in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Michaels said it had raised about $472.6 million in its initial public offering after pricing shares at $17, the lower end of an expected range.

  • UK consumers at most confident in over 9 years Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:18 AM ET

    British consumer morale reached its highest since March 2005 this month, adding to signs the economy is recovering.

  • Sa Sa: Hong Kong retail slowdown hit sales     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Guy Look, CFO & Executive Director, Sa Sa International, says the firm saw slower growth in first quarter sales compared to a year ago, due to the slowdown in Hong Kong's retail sector.

  • Amazon to launch new local takeout service: Report Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Amazon is rolling out a new takeout food service to rival industry leaders GrubHub, Seamless and DeliveryHero, TechCrunch reported Thursday.

  • GM recalls 29,019 Chevy Cruze vehicles: DJ Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 5:55 PM ET

    The recall comes one day after the company asked North American dealers to stop selling the cars.

  • Nike reports Q4 earnings     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    Nike is reporting Q4 EPS of $0.78 on revenue of $7.46 billion, with CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • Traders eye Nike China sales     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    Nike has reported Q4 EPS of $0.78 on revenue of $7.46 billion. Robert Plaza, Key Private Bank, shares his view of the stock.

  • Nike earnings beat estimates; shares edge higher Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    Nike reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.

  • Energy battle: Hydrogen vs. electric cars     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    Toyota announced plans for its first hydrogen powered car. Alec Gutierrez, Kelly Blue Book , discusses which technology will reach mass market success, hydrogen or electric cars.

  • Ikea to raise wages, as pressure mounts for others Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 2:34 PM ET
    Ikea opened the doors of a new store in 2011.

    As Ikea announced plans to raise the average, hourly minimum wage at its U.S. stores, the pressure is on for other businesses to lift pay.