Apparel Retail


  • Target's Plan for Brides: Say Yes to the Dress Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 9:51 AM ET
    Target's new bridal collection

    Attention, busy brides-to-be, you can now add wedding gown to your Target shopping carts since the discount retailer has become the the latest retailer to move into the increasingly crowded space.

  • Guess Shares Shine After Earnings Top Forecast Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    Guess shares surged more than 9 percent Friday following better-than-expected profit despite a significant decline from a year earlier, reports TheSteet.com.

  • Most Surprising Stock: JC Penney     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    JC Penney has proven to be the "most surprising stock" because it is not down more than 10 percent since the start of the year. What to make of the stock's moves, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Jan Kniffen, J Rogers Kniffen.

  • Teen Retailers Keeping Cool?     Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 4:39 PM ET

    Some teen retailers have failed to turn demand into profit, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • One in Five UK Shops to Disappear by 2018 Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    The U.K. will have the highest online retail sales of any country by 2018 as a greater number of shoppers shun the High Street, forcing the closure of one in five shops over the next five years.

  • Abercrombie's Q1 Loss     Friday, 24 May 2013 | 2:30 PM ET

    Same-store sales dropped at Abercrombie & Fitch in its first quarter. Stacey Widlitz of S.W. Retail Advisors, discusses how to play the stock, and Sapna Maheshwari of BuzzFeed explains her claim that top Abercrombie execs are concerned about its CEO's power within the company.

  • Adidas CEO on Expanding Soccer in the US     Friday, 24 May 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    Herbert Hainer, CEO of Adidas, tells CNBC how they are helping to grow soccer in the United States in partnership with Major League Soccer.

  • Ralph Lauren Doing Very Well: Pro     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Faye Landes, senior retail analyst at Cowen, tells CNBC that expectations for Ralph Lauren continues to be very bullish.

  • As Retailers Report, Sales Growth in Focus Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 2:33 PM ET

    While 94 percent of the companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index have already reported quarterly earnings, this week remains a key week for the retail industry with 24 retailers reporting earnings—12 of which are S&P 500 components.

  • Burberry Profit Rises 14% Helped by China Demand Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 2:24 AM ET

    British luxury group Burberry posted a 14 percent rise in full-year pretax profit and said profit for the first half of its new fiscal year would be below last year's as it reduces its wholesale business in favor of retail markets.

  • Urban Outfitters Q1 Revenue: $648 Million     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on Urban Outfitters' Q1 earnings data.

  • Internet Is Changing the Game for Macy's: Pro     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Rick Snyder, retail specialist at Maxim Group, tells CNBC that Macy's should offer a very good performance with a 58 cent quarter.

  • It's Not a Stretch to Offer Plus-Size Yoga Attire Monday, 13 May 2013 | 2:22 PM ET

    As the popularity of yoga grows, so does the need for yoga attire with larger waistlines. Brands are finding there is demand for plus-sized yoga apparel.

  • Why Investors Should Mind the 'Gap' Monday, 13 May 2013 | 11:55 AM ET

    It's good to remember that some turnarounds have happy endings. For retailer Gap, the current outcome is a positive one as investors are again falling into the Gap.

  • Stanley Thai, Founder and Executive Chairman of Supermax tells CNBC how he built the world's second largest glove maker.

  • 49ers Strike Deal to Name Stadium After Levi's Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    The San Francisco 49ers and Levi Strauss have reached an agreement for a $220 million, 20-year naming rights deal for the team's future stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

  • Abercrombie's PR Problem     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:43 PM ET

    Is Abercrombie's customer base shrinking? Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO and Robin Lewis, The Robin Report CEO, the future of Abercrombie & Fitch and JC Penney.

  • Don't Look at Short-Term Retail Trends: Pro     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, tells CNBC that confidence among consumers has been on a very slow long-term upwards trend for about two years.

  • Reputations on the Line: Retailers Rethink Sourcing Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:45 PM ET
    Bangladeshis protests over the collapse of a factory complex.

    Major retailers like Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney, Gap, Nike and Target are feeling a new degree of pressure to re-assess global sourcing strategies. And that may prompt them to take some potentially costly steps.

  • Northeast Cold Snap Takes Bite Out of Retail Sales Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    Cooler than usual weather is taking a bite out of retail sales in the Northeast. The situation could impact first quarter margins – when retailers report quarterly earnings.