NEW YORK, Aug 27- U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, holding near record highs on a day of light volume, though a number of retail stocks traded heavily after reporting results. Both Tiffany& Co and apparel retailer Express Inc rose after posting quarterly revenue that topped expectations and raising their full-year profit views.» Read More
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.
Eighty-nine percent of the 20 companies reporting beat, according to RetailMetrics, way above the 64 percent who normally beat. Why?
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.
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.
Nike plans to roll out a $315 Lebron James basketball shoe, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
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.
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.
After Coach's lackluster quarter, could trouble be brewing in the US retail space? The "Mad Money" host offers his perspective.
A look at how the specialty retailer is designing profits and raising its sales guidance for 2012, with David Dyer, Chico's FAS CEO.
Here are profiles for seven retail — or in Walt Disney’s case “partly retail” — stocks that have tested all-time highs in June.
Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney takes an annual look at which emerging markets are ripe for retail expansion.
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.
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.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports Nike is beginning the process of divesting itself from the Cole Haan and Umbro brands to focus on its core brands, Jordan, Converse and Hurley.
Cramer reveals how this once ailing retailer made a successful comeback.
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.
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.
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.