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  • Jim Cramer

    The "Mad Money" host puts a Mark Twain spin on the market and takes a look at how retail sales are actually faring.

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    Days after Target announced a new partnership with high-end department store Neiman Marcus, the company hit fresh a 52-week high on Friday. Still, one analyst thinks it has more room to run.

  • Target Hits 52-Week Bullseye

    Should investors give the retail stock a shot, on the heels of hitting new highs? Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners senior analyst, weighs in.

  • Nordstrom bag

    Topshop and Nordstrom announced live on CNBC they are teaming up. While Sir Philip Green has already put a stake in U.S. ground he intends to continue bringing British fashion to the U.S. in the form of 15 to 20 flagship stores over time.

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    In the hunt for yields, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer points out that not all dividends are created equal.

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    The "Mad Money" host gets poetic and gives investors a glimpse of how the global economy might be seen through Charles Dickens' eyes.

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    Investors in the retail space might do well to think twice about picking luxury brands right now, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer said Wednesday.

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  • China Slowdown Hitting the High-End?

    A slower economy in China is hitting high-end retailers, like Burberry. Bryan Gildenberg, Kantar retail analyst, explains the tough situation luxury retailers are facing.

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    While Best Buy cutting back on staff is nothing new — and certainly not a surprise — it may be the first of many announcements to come from retailers, especially as the holidays approach. Last year, Best Buy cut back on its plans to hire temporary staff for the holiday, adding only 15,000 workers versus 29,000 in 2010.

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    CNBC.com presents a list of people who survived tragedies and responded by creating new careers and businesses. These new ventures helped them cope and inspired others.

  • Retail shoppers

    Big retailers including Costco Wholesale, Macy’s, Target, and Kohl’s reported June sales that failed to meet estimates. Some retailers even changed their earnings forecasts as a result. As the back-to-school season and the holidays get closer, a rotten retail stock could start to stink. Here’s what analysts are looking out for.

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    Overall, retailers' June sales are concerning. Back-to-school is the second biggest "season" for retail after the Christmas holidays, and it's just around the corner. Many analysts think retailers will have to offer aggressive promotions to win consumer dollars. A number of retail analysts even took the step of downgrading retail stocks based on their concerns about a pullback in consumer spending.

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    Retailers reported largely disappointing sales in June, as consumers pulled back on spending amid concerns about jobs and the economy.

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    Separate recent announcements by retailer JCPenney and drug store chain Walgreen could give investors a big opportunity, but Cramer said it’s not what you might think.

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    Microsoft unveils a tablet it hopes can rival the iPad; Oracle announces earnings early; a key exec departs JC Penny and Carl Icahn gets an ally on the Chesapeake board.

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  • Gay Rights

    Board members come under fire from shareholders all the time over their fiscal responsibilities but now there's a new battle brewing in the boardroom: Social issues like gay rights.

  • JC Penney

    Shares of J.C. Penney are down 33 percent in the last year and down 26 percent since Ron Johnson took over as CEO on Nov. 1, 2011. Will the retail giant make a comeback or will it continue to fall?