“This rally caught us by surprise, I have to admit. We thought the fundamentals would be weaker, and they have been, but the market does well anyway,” one pro said.
As kids head back-to-school, parents focus on replenishing and replacing kids’ gear, but this year even the basics have gotten more complicated.
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As U.S. retailers head into the crucial back-to-school season, one analyst shared some of her top picks and argued that retailers’ past momentum could augur future strength.
This year, parents are saying they are planning on spending more on back-to-school supplies despite the tough economic times.
One of the hot topics the venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and executives have been buzzing about at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference is marketplaces.
Thinking of steering clear of this unstable stock market? The "Mad Money" host says think again.
Estimates for the back-to-school shopping season are starting to come in and some of the reports are pretty grim, as analysts fear recent weakness in consumer spending will only grow worse in the months ahead.
On Tuesday, eBay announced plans to partner with a handful of designers during the upcoming holiday season as it jockeys for a slice of slumping U.S. retail demand.
The "Mad Money" host puts a Mark Twain spin on the market and takes a look at how retail sales are actually faring.
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.
Should investors give the retail stock a shot, on the heels of hitting new highs? Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners senior analyst, weighs in.
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.
In the hunt for yields, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer points out that not all dividends are created equal.
The "Mad Money" host gets poetic and gives investors a glimpse of how the global economy might be seen through Charles Dickens' eyes.
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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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.
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.
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.