Apparel Retail


  • *Strong results from Richemont, Aegon, H&M help support sentiment. Traders were looking to euro zone GDP and inflation figures, both due at 0900 GMT, to gauge the odds of more monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank. Insurers Aegon, clothing retailer H&M and jeweller Richemont traded from 2.4 percent to 4.7 percent higher after releasing their results.

  • Dark horse retail picks     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    Eric Beder, Brean Capital retail analyst, and Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital senior retail analyst, discuss the beaten-down retail sector and provide their top retail plays right now.

  • Shrinking Sears looking to sell     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Sears Holdings is looking to sell its 51% stake in Sears Canada, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Macy's clear winner: Analyst     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    Matthew Boss, JPMorgan senior retail analyst, breaks down Macy's earnings and weighs in on the state of the American retail consumer.

  • Etsy expands in Brooklyn     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Chad Dickerson, Etsy CEO, discusses job creation and explains why Brooklyn, New York, is the perfect place to build their online retail shop.

  • E-commerce edge helps British retailers expand abroad Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 4:32 AM ET

    *UK retailers competitive on choice, prices, delivery. BERLIN/ PARIS, May 13- Marks& Spencer Plc is making a new push to expand abroad, hoping e-commerce will give Britain's biggest clothing retailer a better chance to succeed than earlier attempts to enter new markets.

  • Easy to be long Ralph Lauren stock: Trader     Friday, 9 May 2014 | 12:24 PM ET

    Jim Lebenthal, Lebenthal Asset Management, and "Fast Money" trader Josh Brown debate their position on Ralph Lauren. Lebenthal says consumption is picking up and today's Gap buyer is tomorrow's Ralph Lauren buyer. Buy the clothes not the stock, counters Brown.

  • The Nasty Gal brand     Friday, 9 May 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    Nasty Gal founder & CEO Sophia Amoruso, went from selling vintage clothing on eBay to creating a $100 million online clothing retail business. Amoruso explains how she gained the experience necessary to start her company.

  • 'Barefoot running' shoes not so healthy after all Friday, 9 May 2014 | 11:09 AM ET
    Vibram FiveFingers shoes

    Vibram USA has announced it would offer refunds to buyers to settle a class action lawsuit that said its health benefit claims went too far.

  • Lauren sales outlook overshadows strong year Friday, 9 May 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    A weak sales outlook overshadowed strong fourth-quarter and annual earnings at Ralph Lauren, sending shares almost 6 percent lower.

  • 10 top brands Buffett’s Berkshire owns Monday, 5 May 2014 | 11:59 AM ET
    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett flips over a Dairy Queen Blizzard treat, the most successful product ever released in the history of Dairy Queen.

    About 38,000 people flocked to the shareholder meeting in Omaha this weekend. Here's a highlight of top brands Berkshire Hathaway owns.

  • Times Square's Naked Cowboy gets underwear deal Monday, 5 May 2014 | 9:47 AM ET
    The Naked Cowboy in Times Square, New York.

    The Times Square street performer will soon don Fruit of the Loom boxers along with his hat and guitar, as part of a marketing campaign.

  • Skechers jumps into fray for LA Clippers Friday, 2 May 2014 | 9:20 AM ET

    Skechers waded into the crowd of potential investors mulling taking a bid for the LA Clippers.

  • KORS eating COHs lunch?     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    Adrienne Tennant, Janney Capital Markets, makes her call on retailers Michael Kors and Coach. Trader Pete Najarian says Kors will continue to take share from Coach.

  • Nike CEO: Expanding reach of Nike Fuel     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Mark Parker, Nike president & CEO, discusses the future of Nike's FuelBand and addresses speculation of a collaboration between Apple and Nike.

  • Nike's world cup play     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Mark Parker, Nike president & CEO, showcases Nike's latest product line developed for the World Cup in Brazil this summer, including the new Nike Mercurial Superfly designed for the fastest players in the world.

  • Yummie: Not your grandma's girdle anymore     Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 6:50 AM ET

    It's not a dirty little secret anymore, says Heather Thomson, Yummie by Heather Thomson founder, discussing how her company is redefining the shapewear industry and carving out a piece of the market.

  • *Sees third-quarter loss of $0.29- $0.32/ share vs est loss of $0.15/ share. April 22- Women's apparel retailer Bebe Stores Inc warned of a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as extremely cold weather in parts of the United States cut sales. Bebe said it expected a net loss of 29- 32 cents per share for the third quarter ended April 5.

  • Apparel retailer Bebe warns on results as sales slide Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    April 22- Women's apparel retailer Bebe Stores Inc estimated a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss due to a 5.7 percent decline in comparable store sales. The company said it expects a net loss of 29- 32 cents per share for the third quarter ended April 5. Sales declined 17.2 percent to about $93 million, below the $108.0 million analysts were expecting.

  • What will drive Lululemon's story     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    Lululemon is having its first analyst day since its new CEO took over in January. Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, provides perspective.