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  • Got The Right Stuff To Become A Trader? Monday, 14 May 2007 | 1:14 PM ET

    Close your books and pick up your pencils. It’s time to see if you’ve got what it takes to make it as a trader. In this feature, Dylan poses a scenario and our guests must quickly come up with smart trades. Could you do it?

  • U.S. Retailers Set to Deliver Weak April Sales Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | 2:46 PM ET

    April showers bring May flowers, and, for retailers the analogy is apt: April sales were extremely dreary, but conditions are looking up for May and June.

  • Limited Near Deal to Sell Apparel Units - Report Tuesday, 24 Apr 2007 | 1:15 PM ET

    Women's clothing and lingerie retailer Limited Brands, which owns Express and Victoria's Secret, is close to selling its apparel business, a trade publication reported today.

  • Limited Brands February Sales Rise 3% Thursday, 8 Mar 2007 | 7:43 AM ET

    Apparel retailer Limited Brands said Thursday its same-store sales, or sales at stores open at least a year, a widely watched performance gauge, grew just 3% in February, in line with the company's revised expectations but below initial guidance.

  • Limited Brands Profits Drop Despite 14% Revenue Gain Wednesday, 28 Feb 2007 | 5:17 PM ET

    Limited Brands said its earnings fell 15% in its fourth quarter, despite strong sales at Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works.

  • Cashing In On Cupid Wednesday, 14 Feb 2007 | 10:53 AM ET

    Americans will spend almost $17 billion to celebrate Valentine's Day, on flowers, cards, jewelry and more. Some businesses, such as Godiva Chocolatier, are institutions in the Valentine’s market. In a CNBC.com video interview, President Jim Goldman talks about why chocolate continues to be a perennial favorite.

  • Frigid winter winds blew life into U.S. retailers' January sales as consumers snapped up cold weather clothes.

  • The Skinny On Fashion: Will Designers "Beef Up?" Friday, 2 Feb 2007 | 4:06 PM ET

    Fashion Week kicks off today in New York City – although the event itself seems to be taking a bit of a backseat to the backlash the fashion industry faces over “super-skinny” models. Teri Agins is the fashion reporter for The Wall Street Journal. On “Street Signs,” she spoke of the worldwide protest....

  • Retailers reported mixed sales for December, as unusually warm weather hurt sales of winter apparel but stores with high-end or big-ticket items lured shoppers at the end of the month.

  • Attention holiday shoppers: Waiting until the last minute may land you a few deals, but you may not find the gift you're looking for.

  • Retailers Profit From Unused Gift Cards Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | 10:47 AM ET

    Shoppers across America have millions of gift cards tucked away in envelopes, drawers and wallets. And some of the nation's largest retailers are profiting as a result.

  • Victoria’s Secret Sales Get Hotter Monday, 4 Dec 2006 | 6:00 PM ET
    Adriana Lima

    The weather outside is frightful, but the sales are so delightful at Victoria’s Secret Stores. Sharen Turney, the CEO of Victoria’s Secret, was joined by sultry supermodels Adriana Lima and Selita Ebanks on the NYSE floor, where they gave CNBC’s Bob Pisani the inside scoop on the company’s success.

  • After being out of vogue for years, department stores are making a big comeback this holiday season.

  • Mixed Bag For November Sales Thursday, 30 Nov 2006 | 12:16 PM ET

    November sales got off to a weak start because of unuseasonably warm weather, but some retailers overcame those early losses with big discounts and extended sales leading up to Black Friday.

  • Retailers reported mixed November same-store sales, with nearly half  falling short of forecasts.

  • Steve Kernkraut – an analyst with hedge fund Berman Capital Management – talked with CNBC’s Bob Pisani about the retail sector this holiday season. Here are the stocks to watch -- and those to avoid.