Apparel Retail


  • Cramer: Bad time for shake-up at biggest retailer Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    Wal-Mart's decision to announce a big leadership change during a big week for the retail industry came at the wrong time, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • Wal-Mart's Duke will step down  Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 10:02 AM ET

    Wal-Mart says CEO Mike Duke's decision to retire was a personal one, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Doug McMillon was elected to take over.

  • J.C. Penney dropped from S&P 500 index Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 6:29 PM ET

    J.C. Penney is getting booted from the Standard & Poor's 500 index after losing more than half of its market value this year.

  • Vince CEO: People buy compelling product  Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    Jill Branoff, Vince CEO, discusses the apparel maker's big IPO move and their growth strategy. You don't have you discount if you sell compelling product, she says.

  • Retailers compete ahead of holiday  Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    Discounts for retailers are a necessary evil to win sales and traffic during the holiday season, explains CNBC's Courtney Reagan. A look at how the retailers are competing this season.

  • Jimmy Choo: Japan is our fastest growing market  Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 9:46 PM ET

    Pierre Denis, CEO of Jimmy Choo explains how Japanese customers have become one of their top clients.

  • Eminence CEO pressuring Men's Wearhouse  Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    Eminence Capital is pushing for Men's Wearhouse to consider a merger with Jos. A. Bank. Eminence Capital founder, CEO/CIO Ricky Sandler says he has "never seen a board that has acted this irresponsibly in front of an opportunity like this," in regards to Men's Wearhouse.

  • What to expect from this year's holiday shopping season, with former Kohl's president, Jay H. Baker. "The key is to take market share from your competition," he says.

  • Looking ahead to 'Super Saturday'  Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    The 2 strongest days for jewelry will be "Super Saturday," reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. It's also one of the busiest days for clothing sales during the Christmas rush.

  • Nothing in-between? The wealth gap alters retail Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Robert Barakett $59.50 men’s white T-shirt versus Kmart’s Basic Edition $6.98 white T-shirt.

    The market now is a place in which even basic goods such as socks and razors are either incredibly cheap or extremely expensive.

  • Cramer: The holiday season will be good  Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 9:02 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss the pessimism surrounding holiday sales forecasts.

  • Zulily CEO: Mobile's been phenomenal  Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Zulily, a women and children discount clothing website, debuts on the Nasdaq Friday. Its CEO Darrell Cavens discusses his focus on the long-term, its mobile business and why they chose the Nasdaq.

  • Zulily debuts; Top internet retailer picks  Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    Ed Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets, thinks Nordstrom remains competitive against Zulily in its mobile platform. Richard Jaffe, Stifel retail analyst, shares his top internet retail picks now.

  • The race to muscle Lululemon out of its turf Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Gap’s high-end activewear brand Athleta could emerge as the biggest winner from Lululemon’s quality control questions.

  • Kohl's shares stumble after bad earnings miss Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Kohl's shares fell sharply Thursday after the retailer posted earnings and revenue that fell short of market expectations.

  • The schizophrenic market: Pro  Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 3:45 PM ET

    Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, and Bob Keiser, S&P Capital IQ, discuss retail spending, what they expect from the Fed in 2014 and how it will translate to the market.

  • Crocs courts Blackstone, others, to go private Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 3:23 PM ET
    Crocs shoes

    Crocs wants to go private and is talking with several private equity firms, including Blackstone. Its shares gained more than 9 percent.

  • Macy's CEO: Entering Q4 confidently  Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 11:48 AM ET

    Macy's reaffirmed its full year guidance, and beat on the top and bottom lines in Q3, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Revolution Growth co-founder on CustomInk investment  Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Groupon Chairman Ted Leonsis explains why his Revolution Growth Fund invested in an e-commerce social shopping company called CustomInk. "There's lots of upside to this company," he says.

  • Kniffen: JC Penney continues to grow  Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    JC Penney sales rose 0.9 percent in October. Jan Kniffen of Worldwide Enterprises, still sees monthly improvement in sales and margins.