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  • Nike Shoe Sensors Boot Up Performance Data Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 3:11 PM ET

    When Nike first got into the data-collection game it stuck sensors to elite athletes running, jumping, spinning and generally doing those impossible things they do. The idea was that the data collected would point Nike designers and engineers toward building better shoes.

  • Cramer’s Ultimate Growth Stocks for 2012 Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 9:51 AM ET
    Cramer’s Ultimate Growth Stocks for 2012Instead of just panicking, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer said investors can actually profit from selloffs. After all, a down day provides investors the opportunity to buy high-quality growth stocks at discount.Investors should look for companies with “powerful long-term secular growth stories; the kind of rapid yet consistent growth that’s coveted in an environment where economies around the globe seem to be slowing,” Cramer explained. These stocks have grow

    The "Mad Money" host compiled a list of his favorite high-growth stocks. Read on to find out who they are.

  • Lululemon Ducks the Radar and Lands in London Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 11:11 AM ET
    shot from interior of LULU's London showroom.

    Lululemon Athletica ventured out of its core North America comfort zone this weekend and officially landed in London. You didn’t hear the news? That is probably because it was not in the news and that is the way the company prefers it.

  • Mandarin Becoming the Second Language of Luxury Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | 8:28 PM ET

    Recent reports from the worlds of retailing, real estate and education suggest that speaking Mandarin is becoming a prerequisite to making high-end sales.

  • Cramer Adds Lululemon to His Fave Growth Stocks List Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 7:39 PM ET

    Find out why the “Mad Money” host likes the yoga apparel maker’s growth prospects.

  • Cramer's Growth Play on LULU     Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer reviews his ten point growth checklist to determine if Lululemon is worth buying into weakness.

  • For Growth, Cramer Suggests Ross Stores' Stock Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 8:44 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host adds the retailer to his "Ultimate Growth Portfolio for 2012."

  • Dov Charney's Fiery Interview with Jane Wells     Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    In his first financial interview in years, American Apparel's controversial CEO, Dov Charney discusses the turnaround in his company, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • American Apparel CEO: Tattered, but Not Torn Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 4:34 PM ET
    Dov Charney

    American Apparel has gone through the ringer like a worn out T-shirt. However, its controversial CEO says that not only his clothing, but his business model, will be more durable than anything made in China.

  • American Apparel CEO Speaks     Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 10:55 AM ET

    One year ago, American Apparel was warning of a possible bankruptcy and facing a new round of sexual harassment allegations against its CEO. Have things changed? CNBC's Jane Wells spoke with Dov Charney, the company's CEO, to find out.

  • Comeback Brands Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 2:42 PM ET
    Popular brands don’t always stay popular. Many fight to stay at the top of the heap, and it’s not uncommon for brands to spend their commercial lives persevering through bankruptcies, restructurings, and plain obsolescence.It’s also not unheard of for a brand to fall out of favor with consumers, get left for dead, but still return to the marketplace later on. Sometimes these brands have even managed to come back in better positions than they held before being written off. It’s rare, but it happe

    See the brands that defied conventional wisdom and came back after everyone counted them out.

  • Cramer: Stop Penalizing Nike Stock!     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why Nike's so-called disappointing quarter was actually quite good, and reminds investors that future orders are the key metric when deciding whether or not to buy the stock.

  • Nike's New NFL Jersey Designs     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 12:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Darren Rovell speaks to Charlie Denson, Nike president about the 32 redesigned NFL jerseys.

  • J.C. Penney vs. Kohls     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    JPMorgan is reducing J.C. Penney's F12 same-store sales estimates since sales trends appear softer than anticipated, with the Fast Money traders.

  • HSN CEO on Growth     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 12:10 PM ET

    Mindy Grossman, the CEO of HSN, offers her view on strategic initiatives.

  • Nike Sues Reebok Over Tebow NY Jet Apparel     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 10:58 AM ET

    CNBC's Darren Rovell reports that Nike is suing Reebok to receive compensation from revenue Reebok earned from selling Tim Tebow NY Jet jerseys.

  • PVH Corp CEO on Earnings Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 7:22 PM ET

    Emanuel Chirico, PVH Corp. chairman & CEO, breaks down the company's numbers.

  • PVH Corp CEO on Earnings     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Emanuel Chirico, PVH Corp. chairman & CEO, breaks down the company's numbers, and looks ahead at expected strength in the second half of the year, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • 'Hunger Games' Boosts Hot Topic Sales     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 5:29 PM ET

    Lisa Harper, Hot Topic chairman & CEO, discusses the company's big sales boost with its line of "Hunger Games" merchandise, and the best plays off the film, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Neiman Marcus Chases China Boom With Ecommerce Launch Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus announced plans to launch an ecommerce website in China by year-end to cash in on the country’s strong interest in high-end brands and growing spending power.