Consumer Discretionary


  • Airlines ban in-flight calls, whatever FCC does Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    No matter what the FCC decides, there will be no in-flight phone conversations by passengers on Delta or JetBlue, the airlines say.

  • Shoppers, rejoice! A license to procrastinate Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Holiday shipping deadlines are fast approaching, but shoppers may have until Christmas Eve to place—and receive—Christmas orders.

  • Some retailers showing signs of panic: Analyst     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Barbara Kahn, University of Pennsylvania, and Laura Champine, Canaccord Genuity Securiites, discuss online versus in-store shopping. The use of the mobile phone is an interesting phenomenon, it's the gateway to purchasing, says Kahn.

  • Ford's shares hammered on Europe, LatAm woes Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    Ford said it expects lower pretax profit in 2014, and that targets for global automotive operating margin are at risk.

  • Buffett's wealth soared $37 million a day in 2013 Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 10:27 AM ET
    Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Sheldon Adelson.

    Warren Buffett gained more wealth than any other U.S. billionaire, adding $37 million a day, according to one study.

  • Ford shares down 5%     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 9:31 AM ET

    A look at what's driving Ford's lowered outlook for next year, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Retail scorecard: Big box vs. online     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    Gian Fulgoni, ComScore executive chairman & co-founder, provides an update on this season's e-commerce winners and losers. The multichannel's strategy to begin the holiday shopping season on Thanksgiving Day "backfired" and sales dropped, declares Fulgoni.

  • The $10K question: How to buy an engagement ring Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    'Tis the season to get engaged, and more shoppers are spending $10,000-plus on a ring. How to get the most bling for your buck.

  • Time to blame gmail for challenging holiday sales? Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Some e-commerce marketers are having a challenging holiday season, and they blame Google for it. The New York Times reports.

  • You can bet on brick and mortars: Pro     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 3:16 PM ET

    With e-retailers dominating the holiday shopping season, Steve Kernkraut, Berman Capital Management co-portfolio manager & partner, and John Morris, BMO Capital Markets senior retail analyst, discuss if traditional brick and mortars can make a comeback and gain market share. CNBC's Courtney provides insight.

  • Who hasn't started holiday shopping yet?     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 3:11 PM ET

    According to the latest NRF data, 32 million shoppers have not started holiday shopping. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on procrastinating holiday consumers.

  • High cost of cheap goods?     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    What's behind low holiday prices? Krishna Andavolu, Vice Media associate editor, explains why undocumented and temporary workers are being treated unfairly.

  • Jerry Seinfeld delivers a dose of comedy to Acura Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 2:37 PM ET

    Jerry Seinfeld has teamed up with Acura on a series of Web-only commercials.

  • Shoppers, beware: Time is running out for online Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 2:18 PM ET
    An Amazon.com employee loads boxes onto a conveyer belt for shipping at the company's distribution center in Phoenix.

    Shoppers time really is running out for online holiday shopping. Here are the shipping deadlines you need to know.

  • Storms walloped retailers, shoppers stayed home Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 2:17 PM ET
    The Westfield North County Mall in Escondido, Calif.

    Although they had only two weekends left to shop before Christmas, people stayed home Saturday, according to a report from ShopperTrak.

  • In-store foot traffic data     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    According to ShopperTrak, in-store shopper traffic fell nearly 26 percent on Saturday, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Millionaires' new nickname: The family bank Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    The wealthy are handing out so much money to needy family members that they've earned a new nickname: "the family bank."

  • Whole Foods CEOs: We want 1,200 stores in US Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    Whole Foods wants to expand to 1,200 stores throughout the U.S., nearly three times the number it currently operates worldwide.

  • Time Warner & Viacom will double: Gabelli     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 12:17 PM ET

    Discussing media stocks including Time Warner and Viacom, with Mario Gabelli, Gabelli Funds Chairman and CEO. He discusses media mergers.

  • A mall crash is coming: Pro     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    Columbia Business School professor Mark Cohen discusses the Internet's "disruptive influence" on shopping, particularly during the holidays.

Most Popular Video

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

Providing instant analysis to Google's quarterly numbers, with Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets; Andrew Stoltmann of Stoltmann Law Offices; CNBC contributor Michael Yoshikami; "Fast Money" trader Tim Seymour; CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Dominic Chu.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich discusses some signs of stability in enterprise in the mature markets, and whether the emerging markets area steadying as well.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, explains what played into yesterday's market reversal and tells what sectors are back in favor today.