One expert names those top execs who excelled in the high-stakes rescue, restructuring and reinvention roles.
How the fiscal cliff talks may impact holiday spending, and the state of retail now, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Neil Cole, Iconix president & CEO.
There is one week left to wrap up your holiday shopping. From Abercrombie & Fitch to Costco, Roxanne Meyer, UBS retail analyst, and Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group, discuss which retailer is set to see top sales this season.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Jan Kniffen, CEO of J. Rogers Kniffen, discusses JC Penney's new twenty percent discount plan for family and friends.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche and John Carney discuss Google's offshore tax strategies, and JC Penney's new twenty percent "friends & family" discount plan. Also, will Mayor Bloomberg move to buy the Financial Times or LinkedIn?
Shares of JC Penney are popping today despite a cautious note from JPMorgan on the stock, with the FMHR traders.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Lululemon may be firing on all cylinders but shares are also trading at a sky-high multiple. Now what?
Here's what's moving Thursday midday:
A change at the top of Microsoft, two companies that will go private, the two top NFL teams by year end and more predictions.
JC Penney sales were down 23 percent in Q3, and the Fast Money traders discuss how to play the stock's dive; and Tom Stemberg, Highland Consumer Fund, weighs in.
Bill Ackman says Ron Johnson is transforming the old JC Penney into a "new JCP." CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin explains.
Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO, weighs in on Bill Ackman's defense of JC Penney, and provides an outlook on this year's holiday shopping season.
Activist investor and Pershing Square Capital CEO, William Ackman explains why he is giving the retail company several years to turnaround, despite its recent sales plunge.
JC Penney is banking on a new strategy of low prices and no coupons; however the company sent mail with a coupon. Rick Snyder, Maxim Group retail specialist, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg, weigh in.
Shares of JC Penney are tumbling more than 4 percent today after a huge earnings miss, and Apple shares, though up today, entered bear market territory this week. Steve Cortes, Veracruz LLC founder and Enis Taner, RiskReversal.com, weigh in.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Jim Cramer discuss JC Penney's disappointing earnings; and Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital senior analyst, explains why she has an outperform rating on the stock.
Shares of JC Penney are taking a hit after reporting a quarterly loss of $0.93 per share compared to estimates for a $0.07 loss. Matthew Boss, JPMorgan retail analyst, offers insight.