Apparel Retail


  • Thatcher Handbag Sales Soar Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    While Britain paid its respects to former PM Margaret Thatcher, the market is still feeling the force of her economic impact.

  • Here Are Retail Stocks Worth Shopping For: Pro Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    Shoppers walk towards a Home Depot store in Silver Spring, Maryland.

    Despite signs the consumer may be starting to pull back, discount stores and home retailers remain attractive investment opportunities, says one analyst.

  • JCP Allowed to Sell Some Martha Products for Now Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Terry Lundgren

    In the latest twist of the courtroom battle between Macy's, J.C. Penney and Martha Stewart's company, the judge says that J.C. Penney will be allowed for now to sell some Stewart products. Still, Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren said he plans to appeal if his company ultimately loses in court.

  • Stock in 60 Seconds: Fast Retailing     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at shares of Fast Retailing in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment, which swung heavily after releasing Q2 operating profits that missed expectations.

  • Martha Stewart Loses Bid to Dismiss Macy's Claim Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:03 PM ET

    Martha Stewart's company lost a bid to dismiss a claim by Macy's that it violated their contract when it designed certain products for JC Penney.

  • Should Investors Exit JC Penney Stock?     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 12:27 PM ET

    The FMHR pros reveal the top three trades of the day. And, Kimberly Greenberger, Morgan Stanley, is negative on the retail space for now.

  • Three More Ex-Apple Execs Out at JC Penney: Report Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Three more top executives at J.C. Penney have left the ailing retailer, the New York Post reported, following the ouster of Chief Executive Ron Johnson.

  • M&S Results: Bad Management or Tough Times?     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Anthony Fry, chairman of Espirito Santo Investment Bank, debates whether Marks and Spencer's poor results are reflective of the pressure on the high street or poor management in the company.

  • Ian Poulter: I’m Taking This to My Grave     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:48 AM ET
    Ian Poulter of England hits an approach shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

    English pro golfer Ian Poulter discusses his quest to win the 2013 Masters Tournament and capture the "green jacket." Only one Englishman has ever won at Augusta: Nick Faldo, three times.

  • Johnson's Big JC Penney Loss     Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    Shareholders lost 51 percent during former JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson's stewardship, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. A look at what it cost Johnson himself. George Bradt, PrimeGenesis, and Charles Elson, University of Delaware professor, weigh in.

  • CEO Pay! What Do They Really Make? Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:41 AM ET
    Christie Hefner

    There needs to be more transparency in the way companies value the compensation of their chief executives, said former Playboy chief Christie Hefner, now at the Center for American Progress.

  • Next to Try and Sell Soccer in America: Lionel Messi Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 10:35 AM ET
    Lionel Messi

    Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world but he's virtually unknown in the United States. However, Adidas believes Messi is such a transcendent star, it just launched a global retail brand of shoes and apparel that are all about him.

  • Prolonged Winter Puts Retail Sales in Deep Freeze Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 4:39 PM ET

    Abnormally cold weather curbs consumer demand for spring goods and apparel, but some companies, including drug chains and dollar stores, are benefiting from the spring’s delay.

  • Wal-Mart's New Delivery Idea     Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 2:40 PM ET

    Wal-Mart is saying the talk of having customers deliver products to online shoppers is "just an idea," reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • PVH CEO: Europe Is Huge Opportunity For Us     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    PVH Corp. CEO Manny Chirico, offers insight on his company's acquisition of Warnaco, and also on international growth. "Jeans is a category that goes in cycles, and I think we're buying Warnaco at just the right time," he says.

  • JC Penney Tries Turn Around     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports JC Penney is changing its pricing strategy; and the "Street Signs" crew discusses.

  • Google Selects People to Test Glasses     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    JC Penney is embracing a new sales tactic, and Google has selected 8,000 people to test its glasses, making them pay $1,500 and fly to New York, Los Angeles, or San Francisco to get their hands on them. CNBC's Cindy Perman and Bob Pisani discuss.

  • Talking Numbers: Buy Gap or Lululemon?     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    Technical analyst Enis Taner likes the charts for a well-known clothing retailer, but fundamental analyst Jeff Tomasulo isn’t convinced. (2:21)

  • Yogawear Showdown: Gap's Athleta vs. Lululemon     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 3:23 PM ET

    Gap opened five Athleta locations in Q4, and its products are priced lower than Lululemon, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Caveat Emptor: Just Looking Could Cost Big Bucks Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Just browsing? That'll cost you at some retailers. These fees are the latest company tactic in the fights against counterfeiting and "showrooming."