Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers.» Read More
Jim Cramer’s right-hand researcher Nicole Urken takes a look at specialty retail and beyond.
The mobile shopping app Kickshop rewards consumers for just being in a store.
While many believe the economy has improved compared to this time last year, Americans remain conservative in their holiday shopping plans.
The Dow and S&P finished higher Wednesday, boosted by a batch of upbeat economic reports and optimistic comments from China's new leader, while Apple's sharp drop pushed the Nasdaq into negative territory.
Futures were off their best levels Wednesday, but optimistic comments from China's new leader helped limit losses.
A change at the top of Microsoft, two companies that will go private, the two top NFL teams by year end and more predictions.
Maria Bartiromo, Jim Cramer, Joe Kernen, Larry Kudlow, and Tyler Mathisen prognosticate.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.
Consumers turned out in droves for Cyber Monday deals, as sales figures show a record shopping day.
Retail companies did well if they integrated their online and bricks-and-mortar presence well, Booz & Co. Chief retail analyst Thom Blischok said Monday on CNBC.
Just as Black Friday spilled over into Thanksgiving night, Cyber Monday has gone from being a one-day event to a tentpole for more than a week’s worth of promotions and discounts, NBCNews.com reports.
The national obsession with shopping – which gave birth to the retail bonanza best known as Black Friday – may be in the process of victimizing itself because of its own success.
This is a critical Black Friday for Best Buy, which has suffered through a rough year, management shakeups, and a disappointing quarter.
The top five mobile applications you must have, with Scott Gamm, HelpSaveMyDollars.com founder.
An estimated 1,000 people waited in line at a local Best Buy in California, for the doors to open on Black Friday, reports CNBC's Jane Wells; and Matthew Shay, National Retail Federation president & CEO, forecasts how the fiscal cliff might impact holiday shopping this season.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports long lines are forming outside the struggling electronics chain, as the official start to the holiday buying season begins.
Eight states now charge sales taxes on online transactions, including Amazon's. But the taxes won't slow down Amazon's ability to match prices of competitors, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Three retail companies are poised to cash in big on Black Friday, J Rogers Kniffen CEO Jan Kniffen said Wednesday on CNBC.
Every year it seems the holiday season gets more competitive for retailers. First it was free shipping, now it’s free layaway and price-matching in guaranteed, speedy in-store pickup. Promises, promises. But do the programs really work?