Consumer Discretionary


  • The hottest global retail market is... Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 1:36 PM ET
    People on Rue du Faubourg Saint Honore, Paris.

    Paris ranked as the most popular global retail market last year, according to a new study by commercial real estate firm CBRE.

  • Dropbox CEO Drew Hudson: No IPO planned just yet Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 1:31 PM ET
    Drew Houston

    Dropbox CEO Drew Houston says an initial public offering isn't a priority.

  • Recall: What GM can learn from other past disasters Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    GM has to start thinking about how to regain American consumers' trust. Here's what it can learn from other corporate disasters and crises.

  • NHTSA ripped for ignoring advocates' reports Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.

    Consumer advocates are pressing NHTSA to scrap a policy that limits its access to information that could result in a safety recall.

  • LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner reveals growth strategy Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    Jeff Weiner, chief executive officer of LinkedIn Corp.

    LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner told CNBC how he plans to continue to grow the social media company.

  • Intel shows off next wearable...the shirt Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    Intel's CEO Brian Kzanich introduced the company's latest wearable at the tech-heavy Code Conference: a shirt.

  • Millennials don't want to shop where you may think Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    Millennials are the only generation that prefers shopping malls over shopping carts, according to a new study.

  • Analyst: Why we're probably not in a tech bubble Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    With all the talk about excessive valuation in tech stocks well known Internet analyst Mary Meeker says any comparison to 1999 is overstated.

  • Comcast CEO defends Time Warner Cable takeover Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Brian Roberts, chairman and chief executive officer of Comcast Corp.

    Comcast's $45 billion takeover of Time Warner will not inhibit competition of broadband or video, CEO Brian Roberts told CNBC.

  • Hippeau: Next big media thing     Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    Eric Hippeau, Lerer Ventures managing director, reveals the next big thing media industry and discusses the importance of net neutrality to start-ups. Without accessible, fast broadband our economy is going to stall, Hippeau says.

  • Blackstone sells landmark Hotel del Coronado Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego.

    The oceanfront resort made famous in "Some Like it Hot" has sold in a deal that values its rooms in excess of $1 million each.

  • Google pushing tech innovation     Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Lauren Goode, Re/code tech reporter, discusses Google's electric-powered self-driving car and the innovation happening on a global scale in technology. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • China to beat US as top cellphone market in 2014 Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    China will overtake the U.S. as the world's largest mobile phone market this year for the first-time ever, according to research out on Wednesday.

  • Driverless car: No steering, no brakes, no problem     Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Jon Linkov, Consumer Reports managing editor for autos, discuss the future of automated cars and what the biggest obstacles are for the tech giant getting these cars out on the road.

  • What's pressuring KORS     Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, breaks down the earnings of luxury retailer Michael Kors and explains why the stock is fully valued right now.

  • Limitations of Google self-driving car     Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Google has unveiled its driverless car. Bob Lutz, General Motors former vice chairman, discusses what this means for the auto industry and explains what the prototype car cannot do.

  • Deadly pig virus strikes again Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    The farm acknowledged a reemergence of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, which has killed up to 7 million pigs since it was first identified.

  • Cheap Beats? Apple may pay less for deal: Report Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 9:18 AM ET
    Jimmy Lovine and Dr Dre, co-founders of Beats.

    A deal between Apple and Beats Electronics may come this week, but with a smaller price tag than originally thought, the New York Post says.

  • Here's who to watch at tech's big confab Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    Investors, take heed. From Apple to Comcast to Wal-Mart, some of the biggest corporate giants will be in the spotlight Wednesday at the Code Conference.

  • Ahold suffers margin squeeze in US, Netherlands Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 1:37 AM ET

    Dutch supermarket chain Ahold posted a first-quarter operating profit below analyst expectations, as margins fell in the United States and the Netherlands.