Aug 21- Apparel retailer Gap Inc raised its full-year profit forecast, encouraged by strong sales of its lower-priced Old Navy clothes, and said it would open 40 stores in India as part of its strategy to expand in emerging markets. Gap said it is partnering with Arvind Lifestyle Brand Ltd, a unit of textile manufacturer Arvind Ltd, for opening the stores in India.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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 is saying the talk of having customers deliver products to online shoppers is "just an idea," reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
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.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports JC Penney is changing its pricing strategy; and the "Street Signs" crew discusses.
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.
Technical analyst Enis Taner likes the charts for a well-known clothing retailer, but fundamental analyst Jeff Tomasulo isn’t convinced. (2:21)
Gap opened five Athleta locations in Q4, and its products are priced lower than Lululemon, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Just browsing? That'll cost you at some retailers. These fees are the latest company tactic in the fights against counterfeiting and "showrooming."
The stock is trading sharply higher after reporting a third quarter earnings beat, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.
Jyrki Tervonen, CFO at H&M, tells CNBC why the company's results are reasonable given the current macroeconomic climate.
The yoga-wear retailer saw a 48 percent rise in Q4 profits but warns a recall could reduce first quarter earnings, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis. And, Liz Dunn, Macquarie Research analyst, discusses the outlook on the company and why she maintains a "neutral" rating on the stock.
Lululemon is down nearly 12 percent in the past 3 trading sessions after its yoga pants debacle. Faye Landes, Cowen & Co. and Samuel Poser, Sterne Agee, discuss.
Following Lululemon's announcement that it expects a yoga pant shortage and a "significant impact" on its financial results due to a see-through pant recall, the stock posted its worst three-day loss since August.
Roxanne Meyer, UBS analyst, explains how a recall at Lululemon has lowered the company's first quarter revenue forecast.
J.C. Penney shares surged Monday after a research note flagged promising early customer response to the department store chain's weekend launch of Joe Fresh shops within its stores.
BTIG initiated coverage of JC Penney with a buy, and Martha Stewart believes in the company's turnaround. CNBC's Courtney Reagan; Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO; and William Frohnhoefer, BTIG Director of Research, discuss.