Teens are shopping, but their back-to-school wish lists have changed. Many are mixing designer handbags and fast fashion, making it tough on traditional teen retailers.
Investors will be scanning retail earnings reports, due out over the next few weeks, for the lessons they hold about the back-to-school shopping season, the second-busiest retail period.
T.J. Maxx plans to open an online store this year, as does rival Saks' Off Fifth outlets, making 2013 the year tech may have caught up with the speed of fashion.
Looking for a way to boost sales, more retailers have begun looking north in search of a less skittish Canadian consumer who doesn't have as many shopping choices.
Saks agreed to sell itself to Hudson's Bay Co., the Canadian parent of Lord & Taylor, for about $2.4 billion in a deal that will bring luxury to more North American locales.
Amid the fervor over surging gun sales at Cabela's, experts cite another reason for the company's success: Its use of customer data.
Washington offers businesses and their employees a competitive landscape that is not only economically vibrant, but breathtakingly beautiful.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Neiman Marcus files registration papers for an initial public offering as its private equity owners eye an exit for their long-held investment.
Growth has quickened slightly this year, but most people are still pinching pennies, and companies that try to boost their prices risk making customers angry.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
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Dudley-Bullard: one-two dovish punch fuels rally. It's no secret most of the Street has been trying to anticipate the anticipated Fed "tapering" of bond purchases.
After trying its products this Hollywood star bought an equity stake in the company. Could her endorsement lead to an IPO?
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Stocks ended near session lows Thursday pressured by a handful of weak economic data and as some Fed officials stated their openness to tapering the central bank's bond-buying program in the coming months.
U.S. stock index futures were flat Thursday as investors digested a handful of weaker-than-expected economic data against upbeat earnings report from Cisco.
Communities making and selling. Social sharing as shopping. Retail is invoking the rhetoric of democratization. Introducing CNBC's Retail Disruptors.
As the popularity of yoga grows, so does the need for yoga attire with larger waistlines. Brands are finding there is demand for plus-sized yoga apparel.