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  • 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.

  • See-Through Pants a LULU of a Problem  Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    Roxanne Meyer, UBS analyst, explains how a recall at Lululemon has lowered the company's first quarter revenue forecast.

  • JC Penney Shares Jump on Joe Fresh 'Brightspot' Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:36 PM ET

    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.

  • Martha Stewart Defends JC Penney  Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 2:16 PM ET

    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.

  • Is China's Role as 'World's Factory' Ending?  Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 6:42 PM ET

    In China, with wages rising rapidly and shifts towards moving up the factory food chain, CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at one garment factory's efforts to stay competitive.

  • Earnings Preview: Retailers on the Radar Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 12:48 PM ET

    As the markets continue their march higher, investors will look to the tail end of fourth quarter earnings season for signs that corporate revenues and profits are improving. Next week, several retailers are expected to issue reports.

  • Retail Growth Challenges Ahead: Analyst Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    Despite poor weather and consumer spending headwinds, retail same-store sales gained momentum as February progressed. Still, one analyst sees a challenging environment.

  • Should JCP's Johnson Step Down?  Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    Is JC Penney laying off another more employees? Discussing whether the retailer's CEO Ron Johnson can turn things around with CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Kayla Tausche.

  • Confidence Back? Several Retailers Top Sales Forecasts Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:39 AM ET

    After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.

  • Another Tough Day For JC Penney  Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Oppenheimer and Citi have both downgraded JC Penney; and Jessica Bornn of Merchant Forecast and Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO, provide perspective.

  • JC Penney Down 23% YTD  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:39 PM ET

    What level would JC Penney have to reach in order to get bullish on the stock, with Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital.

  • Stock in 60 Seconds: Fast Retailing  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 10:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at shares of Japan's Fast Retailing for the daily 'Stock in 60 Seconds' segment as the stock hit an all-time high after reporting February same-store sales jumped nearly 10 percent.

  • Salesforce.com Q4 Revenue of $835 Million  Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the details of Salesforce.com's earnings.

  • Gap Earnings Out  Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 4:07 PM ET

    Gap is reporting Q4 earnings per share of $0.73, and revenue of $4.73 billion, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Gap Beats on Earnings, Raises Dividend 20% Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 4:01 PM ET
    The Gap's flagship store in San Francisco

    Gap's latest quarterly report topped forecasts. The mall clothing chain also raised its dividend by 20%.

  • JCP Shares Off Lows of Day  Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    JC Penney is off its intraday lows, but still down more than 15 percent, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Cost-Cutting Help Sears Post Forecast-Beating Earnings Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    Sears posted a smaller fourth-quarter loss as it reduced its inventory and expenses, while sales at its namesake stores rose slightly.

  • The decision to do away with sales last year had no testing behind it. So it is not a mystery why J.C. Penney has done a 180 when it comes to its promotional stance.