U.S. equities closed higher on Friday as investors kept an eye on retailers during Black Friday as a post-election rally moved forward.
Roughly 137.4 million are planning to or considering shopping this weekend, according to a survey conducted by the NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; Steven Dudash, IHT Wealth Management; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss another record day for the markets.
Simeon Siegel, Nomura Securities International VP & senior retail analyst, discusses what's hot this holiday retail season. With Liz Dunn, Talmage Advisors founder & CEO.
Property owners that stayed closed on Thanksgiving Day said they greeted larger more energized crowds on Friday.
Terry Lundgren, Macy's CEO, says consumers are shopping using a combination of technology and in-store experience. Also Lundgren indicates apparel sales are strong and he is encouraged post-election. We are in a position for consumption to take hold, says Lundgren.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stacy Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, weighs in on where shoppers are spending money this year and its impact on retailers.
CNBC takes a look at the report's top 10 companies in terms of installed solar capacity, and assesses their other green credentials.
John Piper, Macy's studio director, describes what it is like to produce the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
A record 3.6 million are expected to be fly to their Thanksgiving destinations, reports NBC News.
Early deals have taken away some of Black Friday's punch, but it's still a critical day for retailers during this make-or-break season.
For the first time, every cross street along the parade route will be blocked off, reports NBC News.
Here are a few predictions from Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck about which retailers may come out on top this Black Friday.
For brands that rack up more than 30 percent of their sales during the fourth quarter, the holiday season can indeed be make or break.
Black Friday deals have already seeped into Thanksgiving dinner time. Now, Wal-Mart is taking the holiday creep one step further.
Jim Cramer goes down his playbook of retailers hanging on by a thread, and discovered one winner of the mall.
Roughly 50 percent of Abercrombie & Fitch's 745 U.S. leases are up for renewal over the next 18 months, and profits are under pressure.
New data shows that instead of loosening their purse strings after the election, online shoppers dramatically cut back their spending.
Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide Enterprises CEO, discusses recent retail earnings and the state of the U.S. consumer going into the holiday season.