CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest disappointing earnings from retail names like JCPenney and Nordstrom.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew talks about the rough week for retailers as earnings show weak sales and Amazon continues to take market share.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday as traders digested key economic data to close out the week.
Americans stepped up their spending at auto dealers, hardware stores and e-commerce outlets as retail sales rebounded from two sluggish months.
Department stores have to reinvent themselves, says Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisors Group CEO, discussing retail's dismal quarter and what they must do to bring back consumers and remain competitive in the retail game.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
April retail sales should see a solid gain after a weak March, signaling a stronger start to the second quarter.
Shares of department stores are tumbling today, but one trader is making a big bet on an earnings surprise from Nordstrom.
The chain has been under increasing pressure of late from activist investor Starboard to make money off its vast real estate empire.
Digital sales are becoming a more vital component to many retailers' businesses, as Amazon poses tough competition, Jan Kniffen tells CNBC.
In an interview with the Chicago Tribune, Sears CEO Eddie Lampert spoke about the retailer's latest turnaround efforts.
Jim Cramer explained the external pressure causing this consumer goods play to crumple.
Stocks shrugged off the plunge in oil prices, but oil, consumer inflation and retail sales could be important in the week ahead.
Jim Cramer looked ahead at next week's stocks and events to see how investors can maneuver Washington's promises.
Just like last year, economic growth in the first quarter looks stagnant, but many economists expect a bounce back in the second quarter.
Although Under Armour posted its first-ever loss, it was not nearly as bad as some had feared, sending shares up sharply.
Retailers from J.C. Penney to Target had been extremely vocal about the impact a border adjustment tax would have on their business.
Department store closures are giving the country's top mall owners an opportunity to reinvent their properties.
Department store vacancies can provide landlords an opportunity to reinvent the space for more in-demand tenants.
Jan Rogers Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide CEO, discusses slumping sales in mall traffic. Retail's issue is not the consumer, it's brick and mortar sales.