March 4- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co said the factors that led to a drop in sales in the fourth quarter- a strong dollar and weak demand for clothing featuring its name and logo- would persist in the first half of its fiscal year. Abercrombie& Fitch shares fell as much as 15 percent to a six-year low of $20.37 in morning trading on Wednesday.» Read More
“We may lament the loss of the family business, but let's celebrate the gains that these two gems can make for you as they annihilate the competition,” Cramer said.
As the world’s biggest watch a jewelry fair opens its doors to 100,000 visitors in the Swiss town of Basel on Thursday, chiefs from some of the most exclusive luxury brands told CNBC they were optimistic about 2012.
When a stock has had the run Lululemon has had — up 40 percent so far this year — it is worth questioning how far it can go from there. Clearly, Credit Suisse analyst Christian Buss expects the trend to continue. Buss upgraded Lululemon shares to outperform from neutral Wednesday, citing increasing confidence in the athletic apparel retailer’s ability to continue to sustain its double-digit same-store sales growth.
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The “Mad Money” host explains its recent move to the upside.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, highlights a "Mad Money" theme to look out for throughout 2012—how innovation is a key driver for names across sectors.
Under Armour may be a few points off its 52-week high, but the “Mad Money” host is still a buyer.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains why he thinks of serial innovator, Under Armour as a new tech company.
Go long on Billabong, “Fast Money” pro Karen Finerman said Monday.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the retail play, and Erika Maschmeyer, R.W. Baird retail analyst, breaks down the Q4 numbers on retailer, Nordstrom, and its outlook for 2012.
These mistakes could have been avoided if short-sellers followed Cramer’s advice.
If retailers are looking for growth in clothing sales, they might want to focus on men. IBM projects that men’s apparel sales will rise nearly 8.3 percent in the first quarter, far outpacing other retail categories.
New York Fashion Week kicks off its fall runway shows Feb. 9, and the “Fast Money” traders highlight stocks with pizzazz.
Stock picking among the best of breed has been a profitable strategy, Cramer noted.
We set out to reinvent the department store five years ago and we have had massive changes in our company, says Terry Lundgren, Macy's chairman/president/CEO, who adds that re-branding stores to the Macy's brand set the ball in motion, and re-organizing the company has helped Macy's growth in sales.
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CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on New Era, a company that opened it's 11th flagship store in Los Angeles this month and provides headware for sports teams. Also, Pete Augustine, New Era president weighs in.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports many retailers are counting on the days following Christmas for a boost in holiday sales.
Breaking down the trends in the retail space, with Chris Christopher, IHS senior principal economist.