CHICAGO, Dec 18- Despite a disappointing Thanksgiving weekend, U.S. holiday sales may squeak by expectations if steeper and longer-running discounts lure enough shoppers. An uptick in last-minute shopping trips on the all-important weekend before Christmas is likely to benefit consumer electronics chains like Best Buy and home improvement retailers...» Read More
CNBC's Courtney Reagan breaks down the big box retailers first quarter results.
Rob Enderle, President and Principal Analyst at Enderle Group, talks Icahn's Dell bid, and whether Dell will be able to turn itself around in this new cloud services industry.
U.S. retailer Best Buy is selling its 50 percent stake in a joint venture with Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse Group back to its European partner for about 500 million pounds (or $775 million).
IDC report shows much greater declines in PC shipments than expected, but a long piece on the semiconductor industry by Barclays is also getting a lot of attention.
Tim Daniels, TMT sector strategist at Olivetree Securities, discusses why PC sales have recorded their biggest quarterly drop since 1994 and what the future holds for Microsoft.
Retailer Best Buy is offering a 30 percent discount on its current stock of Apple iPad 3 tablets in the United States, a spokeswoman for the world's largest consumer electronics chain said.
Just browsing? That'll cost you at some retailers. These fees are the latest company tactic in the fights against counterfeiting and "showrooming."
Alan Rifkin, Barclays Capital analyst, has the investor play on the electronics retailer.
Best Buy said its founder Richard Schulze is coming back to the company as chairman emeritus.
Apple stock jumped Monday amid speculation of a share buyback and dividend. The stock was also getting a bounce from key technical levels.
Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray analyst, explains why he upgraded the electronic retailer to "overweight."
Daniel Binder, Jefferies analyst, explains why he upgraded the electronic retailer to a "buy" and raised the price target to $24 per share.
Michael Lasser, UBS analyst, breaks down the big box retailer's quarterly numbers, and discusses why the company's business model still works, but in the future its stores will become a focal point to launch their online business.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides a look ahead to the retailer's quarterly numbers.
Is Hewlett-Packard playing offense in the PC market? And what changes have occurred in the last few years? Dan Costa of PC Magazine, shares his opinions.
Reacting to Hewlett-Packard's Q2 earnings, with Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies; David Garrity, GVA Research; and CNBC's David Faber.
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Dell reported a 31-percent drop in profit, hurt by a shrinking consumer business, but the results topped analysts' expectations. This came just over a week after founder Michael Dell offered to take the company private.
Retail sales barely rose in January as tax increases and higher gasoline prices restrained spending. Separately, import and export prices rose slightly less than expected in the month.
Logitech International CEO Bracken Darrell discusses the PC industry, and how is company his staying relevant.