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  • 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's Duke will step down

    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
    Vince CEO: People buy compelling product

    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
    Retailers compete ahead of holiday

    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
    Jimmy Choo: Japan is our fastest growing market

    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 CEO pressuring Men's Wearhouse

    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.

  • Former Kohl's president: Customer seeks great bargains

    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
    Looking ahead to 'Super Saturday'

    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
    Cramer: The holiday season will be good

    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 CEO: Mobile's been phenomenal

    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
    Zulily debuts; Top internet retailer picks

    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
    The schizophrenic market: Pro

    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 CEO: Entering Q4 confidently

    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

    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
    Kniffen: JC Penney continues to grow

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