Consumer Discretionary


  • Cereal industry ponders future as appetites change Saturday, 28 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Here are three ways Americans are taking a different approach to breakfast. Who may be the winners and losers of the shift?

  • GM's settlement plan for victims  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Lance Cooper, The Cooper Firm, discuss how General Motors will likely compensate families impacted by the automaker's faulty ignition switches.

  • Andy Coulson to face retrial  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 5:24 AM ET

    Former News of the World editor, Andy Coulson will face retrial on several charges which could potentially leave News Corp vulnerable to corporate charges, CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • Blank Label latest web retailer eyeing walk-in shops Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 11:59 AM ET
    Blank Label's first Boston showroom.

    Blank Label joins the ranks of retailers bucking the offline to online trend, instead establishing a presence on the web first.

  • George Lucas to open 'Star Wars' museum in Chicago Saturday, 28 Jun 2014 | 9:51 AM ET
    George Lucas plans to open a museum in Chicago that focuses on storytelling.

    The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art aims to open in 2018, based on the personal collection of the "Star Wars" director.

  • Aereo to 'pause' operations in wake of court ruling Saturday, 28 Jun 2014 | 9:38 AM ET
    Chet Kanojia, chief executive officer of Aereo Inc.

    Online TV service Aereo will "pause" operations in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the company violates copyright law

  • Amazon's new service could disrupt quickly: Pro Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 6:08 PM ET
    Amazon.com page for "The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon" book

    AmazonFresh "could be a very quick disruption" for grocery stores, Deutsche Bank's Karen Short says.

  • Big brands, teenagers, and YouTube stars collide Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 5:37 PM ET
    Attendees rolling around at Vidcon in Anaheim, California on June 27, 2014.

    VidCon, the largest digital video convention in the world, attracts 18,000 content creators, fans, and increasingly advertisers.

  • GM recalls 428,000 vehicles in four safety recalls Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 5:18 PM ET
    New cars sit on the lot of a Chevrolet dealership in Colma, California.

    The recalls affect certain Chevy Cruzes, Corvettes, Silverados, Sierras, Tahoes and Suburbans, among others.

  • Meet the Domino's pizza delivery car of the future Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 5:10 PM ET

    The chain has unveiled a new type of delivery car complete with a built-in pizza warmer and extra-large drink holders.

  • Steady growth in RV industry  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    Bob Martin, Thor Industries CEO, discusses what RV sales are saying about the state of the consumer.

  • Look ahead for carmakers  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau shares some predictions for the auto sales and carmakers in the second half of the year.

  • Clock winds down on West Coast port talks Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    The Port of Los Angeles

    The contract between shipping companies and unionized West Coast port workers is set to expire Monday at midnight.

  • New tech answer to Panera's problems: Analyst Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    Panera has seen traffic slowing since 2012, but restaurant analyst Stephen Anderson thinks the move to tech will help the company grow.

  • Best media plays in second half  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    David Nelson, Belpointe Asset Management, and Jason Moser, The Motley Fool, discuss where they see opportunity in cable and media in the second half, and reveal which stocks are set to break out.

  • Second half media outlook  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look what investors can expect from the media sector in the second half of the year.

  • Food prices + gas prices = Stressed consumers Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 3:22 PM ET

    Both food and gas prices are on the rise, and the link between them could cause more consumer headaches this summer.

  • Brutal drought to bring even higher food prices Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 3:07 PM ET
    File photo of a rancher inspecting a dead cow in Colorado.

    Consumers are paying more for food at the check-out stand. But prices could go even higher due to the drought hitting the Southwest.

  • ESPN crushes records with USA-Germany game Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    Although Germany may have won the game, and the U.S. may have advanced, ESPN came out as the winner of Thursday's big soccer match.

  • Bezos refuses to think small  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides insight to Amazon's one-day delivery service; and inside CNBC's upcoming documentary "Amazon Rising," with CNBC's David Faber.