Consumer Discretionary


  • 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.

  • LinkedIn to face lawsuit over email addresses Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    LinkedIn Corp must face a lawsuit by customers who claimed it violated their privacy by accessing external email accounts.

  • Size matters for this 12-pound retail catalog Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Restoration Hardward catalogs on display as print catalogs begin to make a comeback.

    Restoration Hardware has embraced print catalogs to build its brand. Here's why.

  • Google directs World Cup searches to ESPN coverage Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    As part of a new deal, Google will direct U.S. searchers to ESPN, which is showing games and providing in-game highlights. Re/code reports.

  • Why are American pigs dying? Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus—PEDv—is raising awareness about biosecurity, and the global nature of our food supply.

  • Shaking up online fashion world  Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    Indochino offers customized men's suits online. Its co-founder and CEO Kyle Vucko, and Jeff Mallett, Yahoo former president and Indochino principal investor, discuss their business model and how they plan to attract customers.

  • Collision of tech and retail  Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Bonobos is the largest apparel brand ever launched over the web in the U.S. Its co-founder and CEO Andy Dunn, explains his plans to revolutionize retail with a showroom idea.

  • Driver crashes into CNN Center lobby Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    A car crashed into the lobby of CNN this morning.

    A car crashed into the lobby of the CNN building in Downtown Atlanta Friday morning.

  • Consumer sentiment in June unexpectedly slips Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    A customer carries a Walmart paper shopping bag during the grand opening of a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

    U.S. consumer sentiment fell in June as views by consumers with the lowest incomes soured, a survey released on Friday showed.

  • GM to recall Chevrolet Camaros, three other models Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:52 AM ET
    2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

    GM will recall 511,528 Chevrolet Camaro cars, mainly in North America, because a driver's knee can bump the key fob and cause a loss of power.