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  • Lululemon CEO Taking Inventory     Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Christine Day, Lululemon CEO, discusses the products that are boosting its stock price more than 250 percent since its 2007 IPO, and reveals the company successful strategy against its competition.

  • Options Traders Hate On J.C. Penney, Love the T.J. Maxx Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    Yesterday's unusual options activity focused on two different clothing retailers.

  • J. Crew's CEO: 'There Are Too Many Retailers' Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 1:50 PM ET
    Mickey Drexler

    To compete in an industry that J. Crew CEO Millard "Mickey" Drexler said already contains many brands and designers, retailers must guard against overexpansion and growing merely for growth's sake.

  • Why August Retail Sales Were Stronger Than Expected Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 11:11 AM ET

    Eighty-nine percent of the 20 companies reporting beat, according to RetailMetrics, way above the 64 percent who normally beat. Why?

  • At Auctions for Rare Handbags, Bargains Get Rarer Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 12:24 PM ET
    Hermes Red Alligator Birkin Bag

    Increasingly frequent auctions for high-end handbags have begun to set records. A Hermes Birkin sold last year for $203,150; blue crocodile version at the same auction sold for $113,525.

  • $315 Nikes? That's a Really Big Shoe Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 5:25 PM ET
    The LeBron X from Nike.

    Men now aspire to do what women have aspired to for a long time —spend a month’s grocery bill to cover up their feet. The latest proof is the Lebron X shoes expected from Nike, which carry a pricetag of $315.

  • Woman shopping for clothes

    Looking for back-to-school buys for your portfolio? This season’s consumer is on the hunt for value and brands, driving some companies that emphasize brands rather than private labels to outperform, one analyst said.

  • Back-to-School ‘Buys’ for Investors: Analyst Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:26 PM ET
    Woman shopping for clothes

    As U.S. retailers head into the crucial back-to-school season, one analyst shared some of her top picks and argued that retailers’ past momentum could augur future strength.

  • Cramer: What’s Happening in the US Retail Space? Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    After Coach's lackluster quarter, could trouble be brewing in the US retail space? The "Mad Money" host offers his perspective.

  • Chico's CEO: Ringing in Sales     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:40 AM ET

    A look at how the specialty retailer is designing profits and raising its sales guidance for 2012, with David Dyer, Chico's FAS CEO.

  • Retail Bubble Stocks Are Vulnerable Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 12:26 PM ET

    Here are profiles for seven retail — or in Walt Disney’s case “partly retail” — stocks that have tested all-time highs in June.

  • Retail’s Hottest Emerging Markets, 2012 Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 1:08 PM ET
    Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney takes an annual look at which emerging markets are ripe for retail expansion.  ranks the top 30 emerging countries and grades them on many factors, including an assessment of country risk, population size, wealth as well as the country’s current retail saturation. With anemic growth in the U.S. and Europe, retailers realize that global expansion is more important than ever. This has prompted retailers to search the globe for untapped consumer market

    Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney takes an annual look at which emerging markets are ripe for retail expansion.

  • Lululemon Pulls an Apple, Market Overreacts Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    Despite weak earnings guidance, this investor expect Apple-like results, albeit on a smaller scale, from Lululemon Athletica later this year.

  • The "Mad Money" host details what he calls one of the "greatest retail turnarounds of our era."

  • Momentum feeds on momentum, but the "Mad Money" host warns investors to watch out for uber-growth stocks like beauty brand Ulta Salon.

  • Australia Loves Shopping on the Internet Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | 11:46 PM ET

    As a continent with big distances between its city centers, Australia might not seem an obvious leader in online retailing given the costs of delivery. But the country boasts one of the highest levels of online sales penetration among developed nations, with much of the growth driven by offshore retailers. The FT reports.

  • How Gap Stores Turned Things Around Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 6:25 PM ET
    Gap Store

    Cramer reveals how this once ailing retailer made a successful comeback.

  • America’s Best Dressed CEOs Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 3:45 PM ET
    When Dress For Success came out in 1975, it set rigid rules for executive attire: The “proper” colors for a suit were blue, gray and beige; the most “authoritative” suit was a dark pinstripe; and the “most acceptable” dress shirt was white or solid colors. (No dresses here; The Women’s Dress For Success Book didn’t come out until 1977.)Today, there are no rules, other than being put-together from head to toe, no detail spared. The proper colors are ones that work with your coloring, the most aut

    These days there are no dress-for-success rules, other than being put-together from head to toe, no detail spared. Here are the CEOs who have it down pat.

  • Where Have I Seen That Outfit? Monday, 21 May 2012 | 5:20 PM ET
    Every so often, a movie or television show depicts a character in an outfit that becomes iconic. It probably isn’t the intention of most filmmakers to inspire fashion revolutions with their movies, but the makers of “Flashdance” probably didn’t mind when America’s teenage girls started blowing their entire allowances on legwarmers.Not every movie or television show can achieve such a feat on that kind of scale, but many try, with varying degrees of success. What follows is a list of those that m

    What follows is a list of those that made an article of clothing famous, made characters famous for fashion sense, or managed some combination of the two.

  • Power Dressing for Success Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 2:33 PM ET
    “Dress for the job you want” goes the old adage. Today’s power dresser knows that clothes are an important part of projecting an image of success and confidence in the corporate jungle.“Power dressing is about learning to present yourself in the most dramatic way,” said Alan Flusser, owner of a New York City-based custom shop for men. “It’s about dressing in a manner that projects importance or success.”The road to haberdashery success is not as clear-cut as in years past, since employees have m

    Seeking to land that promotion or nail that key meeting? Power-dressing experts shared their top tips for projecting an image of success as you climb the corporate ladder.