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  • Men are actually registering for wedding gifts Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 3:21 PM ET
    Man shopping online

    MyRegistry.com is eyeing male consumers as a key part of its growth strategy for 2015.

  • Home Depot hiring more than 80K workers for spring Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:14 AM ET
    Sign outside a Home Depot store in Hawthorne, New York.

    Home Depot said it has started to hire more than 80,000 seasonal workers for the spring selling season, the company's busiest period.

  • Storm forecast for business: No big deal Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:03 AM ET
    Stranded passengers due to a massive snowstorm spent the night on cots at New York's Laguardia airport on Jan. 26, 2015.

    Record snowfall failed to accumulate in the Northeast as forecast, and the impact should be muted for businesses in the affected areas, analysts told CNBC.

  • Early movers: UNH, AAPL, NSP, NFLX, AMD & more Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:05 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • TORONTO/ MONTREAL, Jan 15- Target Corp's abrupt decision to withdraw from Canada is troubling news for many mall owners, as the most obvious potential buyer of property assets- Wal-Mart- is expected to cherry-pick from Target's 133 locations. Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's biggest retailer, already has stores near most Target locations, said Jim Danahy, chief...

  • Experts crown their retail winners, losers Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 9:44 AM ET
    People shop at the Toys R Us in New York.

    Retail experts Joseph Feldman and Paul Swinand name their retail winners and losers and give insight on retail's outlook for 2015.

  • US retailers may only just meet holiday sales forecasts Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    A woman pushes a shopping cart past Christmas decorations displayed for sale at a Wal-Mart.

    Consumers slacked off on the final holiday shopping days, suggesting traditional retailers will just meet sales forecasts amid deep discounts.

  • Hedge funder's top stock picks Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    3 stock picks from hedge fund manager Nili Gilbert.

  • This company loves to move in where Sears fails Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:37 PM ET
    A Sears store in Peoria, Ill.

    Home decor chain At Home is growing at a blistering pace thanks to cheap real estate abandoned by the likes of Sears and Target.

  • Holiday season stock market winners?: Not retail Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 3:40 PM ET
    A shopper has his receipt checked before leaving a Best Buy store in Westbury, New York.

    Looking for stocks that are winners during the holidays? Don't look where you might expect them to be—many retailers have underperformed.

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Target Corp, Best Buy Co Inc and Lowe's Cos Inc and other merchants are combining in-store pickup with lower online prices to draw shoppers to their stores. "Most retailers are still trying to figure out where is the right place to position this additional inventory... a lot of them aren't quite prepared," said Michael DuVall, a supply chain...

  • Cheat sheet: Retailers' Black Friday openings Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    A Black Friday sign outside an H&M store in New York.

    Still figuring out your Black Friday battle plan? This road map of store openings can help.

  • You've never gone holiday shopping like this Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:33 PM ET
    Nordstrom retail, design your own shoes

    When you do your holiday shopping this year, don't be surprised if you see some new retail technologies at the mall.

  • Fed minutes back on Wall Street's radar Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:58 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The last time the Fed released minutes, the market had its biggest rally of the year—but watchers doubt it will be a hawkish tone this time around.

  • No-fail Black Friday stocks? Behind the trade Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A woman looks for information at Macy's Herald Square after the store opened its doors at 8 pm Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.

    With Thanksgiving just a week away, investors may already be shopping for the very best trade for the holiday season.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- Starts for U.S. single-family homes rose for a second straight month in October and building permits neared a 6-1/ 2- year high, suggesting the housing market was still on a recovery path. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday groundbreaking for single-family homes, which account for more than two-thirds of the market, increased 4.2...

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1630 GMT /11:30 AM ET Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama might be open to using the Keystone pipeline as leverage with Republicans if they cooperate on other aspects of his long-stalled domestic agenda, such as investing in infrastructure, closing tax loopholes or reducing carbon emissions. U.S. regulator seeks nationwide recall of Takata air bags. WASHINGTON- The U.S. auto...

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1600 GMT /11:00 AM ET Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama might be open to using the Keystone pipeline as leverage with Republicans if they cooperate on other aspects of his long-stalled domestic agenda, such as investing in infrastructure, closing tax loopholes or reducing carbon emissions. WASHINGTON- The U.S. auto safety regulator has told Japanese supplier Takata Corp and...

  • UPDATE 3-Lowe's raises fiscal-year profit, sales forecasts Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    Nov 19- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement chain, on Wednesday raised its fiscal-year profit and sales forecasts as an improving job market encourages home owners to increase spending on renovations. Lowe's raised its full-year profit forecast to $2.68 per share from $2.63. Wall Street was expecting $55.78 billion.

  • European markets strong, retailers mixed Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    A trader speaks on the phone in front of the index board in Frankfurt, Germany.

    European markets are having a moment, while retailers turned in mixed results on quarterly earnings on Wednesday.