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  • 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.

  • JC Penney Posts a Huge Loss; Shares Tumble Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    J.C. Penney delivered the latest dismal retail news, reporting a much larger-than-expected loss as same-store sales fell 32 percent. Shares skidded after-hours.

  • Talk of Coach Sale Sparks Stock Rally Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 10:25 AM ET

    Following an unconfirmed report that upscale retailer Coach is exploring a sale of itself, the company's shares rose in early trade.

  • JC Penney's Stealth Rally  Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 2:40 PM ET

    JC Penney has been on a stealth rally for the past 3 trading sessions. Mary Epner of Mary Epner Retail Analysis and CNBC's Herb Greenberg, discuss.

  • Scenes From the Inaugural Lingerie Fashion Week Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    Showcasing the latest in the big business of skimpy, several designers hit the runway during the inaugural Lingerie Fashion Week.

  • Retail-Palooza Preview  Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan offers a preview of the retailers reporting quarterly earnings next week; and Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital senior analyst, and Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO, provide perspective.

  • If you loved fashion week, you'll love it with even less clothes! Several designers will hit the runway this weekend in the first ever Lingerie Fashion Week.

  • Caution Signs Ahead as Retailers Report Earnings Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    Next week is the biggest one of the earnings season for the retailers. While each will have different nuances, and wrap up the key holiday quarter, Wall Street will be focused on the sales forecast for the current quarter.

  • Stock Picking Is the Best Strategy: Pro  Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Ramon Vega, founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, tells CNBC that the luxury market has to come back to fundamentals of quality over quantity.

  • Stock in 60 Seconds: Billabong  Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 10:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Matthew Taylor takes on the challenge of the daily 'Stock in 60' segment and looks at shares of Billabong, which tanked more than 4% after revealing first half numbers.