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The shoemakers of the future may be 3-D printers.
CNBC reporter John Jannarone discusses the overseas prospects for Lululemon.
NEW YORK, Feb 10- Facebook Inc. founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife topped a list of the biggest U.S. philanthropic donors in 2013, giving away nearly $1 billion, the Chronicle of Philanthropy said on Monday.
BOSTON, Feb 7- Footwear maker Skechers USA Inc cultivates a hip and diverse image, but its all-male board of directors is insular and needs a "complete and immediate overhaul," according to influential shareholder CtW Investment Group.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Much has changed over the past 25 years when it comes to retail. Here is a look at those who have changed the way people shop.
Of the 200 business leaders on CNBC's list, here are some who have had the biggest impact in the consumer goods category over the past 25 years.
U.S. stocks climbed, with equities bouncing back from the prior day's sharp drop.
Jan 30- Shares of hi-tech athletic sportswear maker Under Armour Inc leaped 25 percent after the company posted a better-than-expected profit for the 13th consecutive quarter. Quintiliano likened Under Armour to Apple Inc with regard to its ability to innovate. Under Armour shares were trading at $103.08 by midday on Thursday.
The Dow's recent underperformance stems from a few select stocks, UBS' Art Cashin told CNBC on Tuesday.
It's hard to drown out all the negative noise coming from the retail sector this year, but not everyone had a bad holiday.
TORONTO, Jan 14- After a year of bungled public relations and messy quality and supply-chain troubles, Lululemon Athletica Inc is committed to fixing the problems that have marred its trendy image, a top executive at the yogawear retailer said on Tuesday.
The Yankees third baseman has made millions over the years, with the richest contracts in baseball history.
*Company sees 4th- qtr revenue of $513- $518 mln. *Sees earnings 71- 73 cents/ share, down from 78- 80 cents. Jan 13- Sales at Lululemon Athletica Inc's established stores will likely fall in its latest quarter, the first year-on-year drop since 2009, the company warned on Monday, the latest in a spate of setbacks for the once high-flying yogawear retailer.
*Sees earnings 71- 73 cents/ share, down from 78- 80 cents. Jan 13- Sales at Lululemon Athletica Inc's established stores will likely drop in the fourth quarter, the first year-on-year drop since 2009, the company warned on Monday, the latest in a spate of setbacks for the once high-flying yogawear retailer.
*Competitive market dominated by Nike, Adidas, Puma. While unlikely to pose a serious challenge to pricey performance gear dominated by Nike Inc and Adidas AG, H&M could chip away at their sales of casual and fitness wear.
PHNOM PENH, Dec 31- Cambodian garment factory workers Then Any and Vong Pov aren't showing up for work anymore. It sounds like an all-too familiar story of labour disputes in one of Asia's poorest countries, but this time it's different.
*Dow on track for best two-week period since June 2012. *Textron to buy Beechcraft for $1.4 billion in cash. NEW YORK, Dec 27- U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday as the market's recent upward bias continued, though investors were reluctant to make big bets after a rally that repeatedly took major indexes to all-time highs.
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Discussing Nike's high earnings expectations and if the stock is worth a buy rating, with Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst, and Sam Poser, Sterne Agee senior research analyst. "Nike is showing how innovative it can be across numerous categories, Poser says.