Apparel Retail


  • 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."

  • Nike Is 'Just Doing It' on Earnings     Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    The stock is trading sharply higher after reporting a third quarter earnings beat, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Nike Shares Jump 8% After Earnings Beat Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.

  • H&M Battling Tough Climate: CFO     Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    Jyrki Tervonen, CFO at H&M, tells CNBC why the company's results are reasonable given the current macroeconomic climate.

  • Seeing Through Lululemon's Results     Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    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's 'Sheer Bottom' Line     Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    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.

  • See-Through Yoga Pants or Not, LULU Still a 'Buy': Pros Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    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.