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Traders will be watching earnings to see if the rebounding consumer will now be the engine of economic growth, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
Fans at the MLB All-Star Game will get to pour themselves beer with the only self-serve technology in major U.S. sports.
The rich are buying expensive cars at a record pace, and one manufacturer has limited production to maintain exclusivity. NBC News reports.
Mom-and-pop nudist resorts are folding while larger more luxurious options are thriving, The Economist reports.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks to the launch customer of Airbus' revamped A330neo - Air Lease Corp. Chairman and CEO Steven Udvar-Hazy. He discusses the healthy demand in the aviation business.
Pizza Hut will roll out nationally an almost-pizza-sized chocolate-chip cookie, cut into eight slices. USA Today reports.
Average gas price prices fell over the past three weeks in reaction to declining costs of crude oil, according to the Lundberg survey released.
Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country Magaine, discusses this year's top luxury getaway destinations for the very wealthy, including philanthropic travel packages, and visiting "The Brando."
The child character in Singapore's anti-gambling ad was mocked for worrying his father bet the piggybank on Germany. But the followup tips no payout.
Donald Williams, CIO of Platypus Asset Management, says a "sweet deal" for Country Road and the potential of losing $50 million make it unlikely for Solomon Lew to derail the merger proposal.
The 24-year-old stood up for the future of music in her op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal, saying he believes there's still value in albums
Crumbs secured financing from a investor group—a prelude to the joint venture's goal of buying its assets out of bankruptcy and reopening.
Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup will have no impact on the elections in October, President Dilma Rousseff predicts.
The passage of "Pop the Cap" in 2005, local food movements, and arriving big craft brewers have poised N.C. as craft beer's new hotbed.
For all the attention Lyft has drummed up from investors, government regulators in New York are far from impressed.
Burberry shareholders rejected a 20 million pound remuneration package for its new chief executive, Christopher Bailey. The Financial Times reports.
Discussing if consumers are to blame for retailers' poor performances, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, and Ed Yruma, Keybanc Capital Markets, provide perspective.
Several retailers are blaming a consumer funk for negative earnings news. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports.
If not the weather, what can retail CEOs blame for sluggish traffic? It's the economy, some say.
Grocers must create an "in-store sensory experience...that can't be packaged and delivered by mail," an expert says.