Consumer Discretionary


  • Could GM CEO emerge with her reputation intact? Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra speaks at a press conference to provide an update on GM's internal investigation into the ignition switch recall at the General Motors Technical Center on June 5, 2014 in Warren, Michigan.

    Barra won kudos for her efforts to be transparent while pushing for much-needed changes within GM's flawed culture.

  • Chrysler recalls 10,700 SUVs Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    2014 Jeep Cherokees

    Chrysler said it was recalling about 10,700 SUVs to fix a defect that leads to unintended acceleration in cruise-control mode.

  • Alan Mulally: Fields will take Ford flying  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company president & CEO, discusses the leadership of incoming Ford CEO Mark Fields.

  • Alan Mulally's farewell tour  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer and Phil LeBeau speak to Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company president & CEO, about the automaker's progress during his tenure and Ford's investment in the China market.

  • Oops! Hertz to restate 3 years of financial results Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    Hertz Global Holdings said it would restate financial results for the past three years to correct accounting errors from 2011.

  • Wal-Mart's annual shareholders meeting  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on the hot topics at Wal-Mart's annual meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas, where CEO Doug McMillon shares his vision for the company.

  • Wal-Mart appoints Walton relative vice chairman Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Doug McMillon, Walmart

    Wal-Mart's appointment of 44-year-old Penner puts him in a position to succeed Chairman Rob Walton, his 69-year-old father-in-law.

  • Fuggedaboutit! 'Game of Thrones' tops 'Sopranos' Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    "Game of Thrones"

    "Game of Thrones," HBO's Emmy-award winning fantasy epic, has surpassed "The Sopranos" as its most popular series ever, the cable network said.

  • Why you should still invest in Asos  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Adam Cochrane, retail analyst at UBS, says he still has a buy rating on Asos despite the profit warning as the group remains the "best U.K. retailer" and because of its investment strategy in other markets.

  • Tai Tong: Consistency was our biggest challenge  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 12:52 AM ET

    Charles Chen-I Hsu, Chairman of Tai Tong Food & Beverage Group, explains why consistency was the firm's main challenge when it started its business in 1990.

  • Nano-materials in Dunkin Donuts' products?  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:46 PM ET

    Andrew Behar, CEO of shareholder advocacy group As You Sow, explains why it is calling for an investigation into the risks of nano-materials used in Dunkin Donuts' products.

  • Prada sales decline is surprising: Analyst  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:36 PM ET

    Paul Swinand, Equity Analyst at Morningstar, highlights the strengths of the Italian luxury brand, which was unable to boost first-quarter retail sales.

  • How Dunkin' Brands is luring the lunch crowd  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Nigel Travis, Chairman and CEO, Dunkin' Brands, introduces a new product - the flatbread sandwich - and its role in the firm's push into the lunchtime market.

  • Dunkin' celebrates global donut day  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Nigel Travis, Chairman and CEO, Dunkin' Brands, discusses how its business strategy differs in the U.S. and Asia. He also elaborates on the firm's expansion into China later this year.

  • Cramer: Technology could transform Dunkin' Brands? Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:20 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    This company’s treats are delicious but the stock has been a little hard to swallow, lately. Could new technology change that?

  • Beastie Boys awarded $1.7 million in Monster case Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:06 PM ET
    Adam Yauch, Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz of Beastie Boys

    A New York City jury has awarded the Beastie Boys $1.7 million in a copyright violation case against drink company Monster Beverage.

  • Bobby Flay: I don't want to scare the consumer away Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:03 PM ET
    Chef Bobby Flay

    Bobby Flay talks about the state of the consumer and rising food costs.

  • Carnival’s new CEO faces choppy waters Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:02 PM ET
    President and CEO of Carnival Corporation, Arnold W. Donald, center, rings the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on April 16, 2014.

    Carnival's new CEO made a career at Monsanto overseeing Roundup weed killer and later led a company manufacturing the artificial sweetener Equal.

  • Victoria's Secret turns attention to college girls Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 2:37 PM ET
    Victoria's Secret PINK Model Sara Sampaio host PINK Nation Spring Break Beach Party on March 13, 2014 in Destin, Florida.

    Victoria's Secret is putting its more youthful Pink segment on the fast track, with plans to open about 30 stores this year.

  • Barra came across as 'same old GM': PR expert  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    Discussing the results of General Motors' internal investigation, and the road ahead for its CEO Mary Barra, with David Johnson, Strategic Vision CEO, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.