Fashion's Night Out began last year as the brainchid of Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who felt that stores could coax recession-wary shoppers to spend if they created unique events and excitement. There will be no shortage of that. Retailers and designers are pulling out the stops to woo fashionistas to their events and build buzz around their brands. But will the strategy work?
Looks like even the nation's largest toy retailer can afford to get even bigger at Christmastime. Toys 'R Us unwraps plans to expand its reach with "pop-up" stores, boutiques within its Babies 'R Us stores, and additional outlet stores.
The TV retailers HSN and QVC were once synonymous with gimmicky, novelty items with a slightly cheesy edge, but now they are more likely to be rolling out exclusive product lines and forging partnerships with fashion forward, status brands that broadcast the message: “This is not your mother’s home shopping channel.”
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Aug. 9.
Santa may be off sunning himself on the beach, but inside some retail outlets it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And why not, there are only 164 shopping days left until the big day.
The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is the biggest annual gathering of media moguls. See some of this year's Sun Valley power players.
Liberty Media Group Chairman John Malone is "quite concerned" about a lot of things ... even here in Sun Valley, where he and other media bigwigs are hobnobbing at the Allen & Co. confab.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, May 7 .
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 25.
The Right Start chain has gone wrong again and again. It has been in bankruptcy three times since 2003, most famously after it went on an acquisition spree, including the purchase of FAO Schwarz, even changing its name to FAO Inc.
Despite a pull back in the U.S. equity markets last week, the S&P and Nasdaq Composite are having their best September since 1998 so far, while the Dow is on track for its biggest % gain in September since 2007. Even though September ranks as the worst month historically on average for all three indices, the Nasdaq Composite has traded up 12 sessions out of 19 as of Monday's close while the Dow and S&P have finished up 11 days of 19.
As we approach another quarter and month end, with just four days to go, the Dow is on track for its best third quarter since 1939, the S&P is on course for its biggest Q3 gains since 1970, and the Nasdaq Composite is having its best Q3 since 1997, based on September 24 closing levels. Will the markets continue to hold on to gains or sell off by the end of the year?
As CNBC spends the month examining the economic melt down one year ago and how far we've come, Michael Moore takes the one-year anniversary to release his new documentary, "Capitalism: A Love Story" which skewers the financial system. The documentary doesn't look at the big banks that failed, but at the people who suffered. And yes, the title is ironic: Capitalism is the bad guy.
As investors look ahead, following the Dow and S&P 500 best 6-month performance since 1933, here is a look at how both equity indexes performed 6-months and 12-months after a 6-month rally greater than 30%.
All major US indices break four weeks of consecutive gains, closing to the downside on Friday, after a drop in consumer sentiment data in August.
Liberty Media was up more than 5 percent yesterday with bullish options activity ahead of its earnings results today.
The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite are trading at levels not seen since the Fall of 2008. As the stock market gains steam, the following statistic may provide guidance to investors as per where the markets stand relative to previous levels.
Strong earnings from Apple after the closing bell yesterday, pushed the NASDAQ Composite to positive territory during Wednesday's trading session for the eleventh consecutive day. The last time the Nasdaq Composite had 11 days of consecutive gains was on September 20, 1996. Here is a look at the best performing companies during the current 11-day rally.
Time Warner and Comcast's partnership to bring cable TV content to the Internet is adding more big brand-name partners.