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  • Retail Update: Big miss for Abercrombie   Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 8:25 AM ET
    Retail Update: Big miss for Abercrombie

    Shares of teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch are down double-digits on weaker-than-expected Q2 results, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Target almost hits the mark   Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 10:08 AM ET
    Target almost hits the mark

    Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners analyst, explains why he is still very bullish on the discount retailer despite falling short on revenue this quarter.

  • Retail: It's (almost) all bad news Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:07 PM ET
    A shopper carries a Macy's shopping bag along the Magnificent Mile shopping district in Chicago.

    With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.

  • Chilly fall = hot retail season?   Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:11 AM ET
    Chilly fall = hot retail season?

    Back-to-school sales could see a big jump this fall thanks to cooler weather. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the outlook on retail sales this season.

  • Is the department store biz model dead?   Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    Is the department store biz model dead?

    It was a surprising miss for Macy's earnings this morning. Robin Lewis, The Robin Report; and Evan Clark, Woman's Wear Daily, discuss what's ailing struggling retailers.

  • Rare miss for Macy's   Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 10:01 AM ET
    Rare miss for Macy's

    Macy's is trading lower after reporting Q2 earnings this morning. Retail analysts Matthew Boss, JPMorgan; and Richard Jaffe, Stifel, break down the report.

  • Allen Questrom: 'Ackman did what was best for board'

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports the latest comments from former Allen Questrom on the state of JC Penney.

  • Ackman quits JC Penney board   Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:06 AM ET
    Ackman quits JC Penney board

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin has the latest on the drama at JC Penney. Activist Bill Ackman has resigned from the company's board and has indicated he does not plan to sell his shares.

  • Do retail stocks look like a buy?   Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Do retail stocks look like a buy?

    Jonathan De Mello, head of retail consulting at CBRE, tells CNBC that retail in the US is in recovery mode and longer term looks like a good buy.

  • Is Bill Ackman the solution to JCP's woes?   Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 4:22 PM ET
    Is Bill Ackman the solution to JCP's woes?

    Starbuck's CEO Howard Schultz is defending JC Penney's CEO Mike Ullman, who is under fire by activist Bill Ackman. Is Ackman the problem or solution for a JCP turnaround? Jason Rotman, Lido Isle Advisors; Sanjay Sanghoee, "Killing Wall Street" author; and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale school of Management, weigh in.

  • What to expect from retail earnings   Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 10:45 AM ET
    What to expect from retail earnings

    Retail sectors have a big month ahead with both earnings and back-to-school season. David Berman of Durban Capital shares how investors will be watching shoppers. "Retail is weak—not the consumer," he said.

  • Stocks close in the red   Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 7:33 PM ET
    Stocks close in the red

    Traditional retailers have warned about weaker than expected July sales, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan; and digging into the latest market action, with Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG.

  • Teens are shopping—just not at traditional malls Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 3:23 PM ET

    Teens are shopping, but their back-to-school wish lists have changed. Many are mixing designer handbags and fast fashion, making it tough on traditional teen retailers.

  • JCP source says Ackman's facts are incorrect   Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 11:04 AM ET
    JCP source says Ackman's facts are incorrect

    Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Company, discusses his outlook and $15 price target on the retailer's stock. And CNBC's Scott Wapner has the latest in the JC Penney board saga.

  • Ralph Lauren stock falls on weaker margins   Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:07 AM ET
    Ralph Lauren stock falls on weaker margins

    Shares of the luxury retailer had a big move down following a 6.2 percent drop in first-quarter earnings, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Retail stars and duds   Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 2:05 PM ET
    Retail stars and duds

    Nearly every retail stock is down today. CNBC's Courtney Reagan looks at winners and losers in the sector. Mary Epner, Mary Epner Retail Analysis; Corinna Freedman, Wedbush Securities; and Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises, weigh in.

  • You asked for it trades   Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    You asked for it trades

    The Fast Money team has the trade on CBS & Time Warner Cable's fee feud, Sony's rejection of Dan Loeb's spin-off proposal, and the plunge in shares of American Eagle. And Kimberly Greenberger, Morgan Stanley, breaks down Michael Kors' blowout earnings. Also, Mike Murphy has the trade on JC Penney.

  • Two retailers head in opposite directions: KORS & AEO

    Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors president, provides perspective on which retailers are moving in the right direction. "This space is not for the faint of heart, it's very volatile," she says.

  • Teen angst: Sales forecast sparks broader concern Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:18 AM ET

    Wall Street braced for a possible ricochet effect on retailer results after American Eagle Outfitters slashed its guidance and teen retailer stocks plunged.

  • Michael Kors beats estimates; expects sales to soar

    Faye Landes, Cowen & Company analyst Michael Kors Holdings, breaks down the luxury retailers first quarter results and explains why she has an outperform rating on the stock and $71 price target.