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She's dressed former First Ladies Nancy Reagan and Jackie Kennedy and is a favorite of starlet Renee Zellweger, but designer Carolina Herrera says she would like to do a mass-market line, much like the one her friend Vera Wang recently created for Kohl's.
U.S. retailers are touting holiday deals and discounts earlier than ever this year, but the efforts may fall flat as consumers expect to start shopping for this crucial season later than ever, according to a survey released Tuesday by NPD Group.
Shares in Google surged past a new benchmark of $600, fueled by investor confidence that the Web search leader's advertising technology will capitalize on new areas of the media industry.
Cramer ups his price target on the search giant. Also, "it's going to be a Garmin Christmas."Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Activist investor Bill Ackman could help lift shareholder returns for Sears Holdings by pushing for asset disposals, even if sales at the U.S. retailer continue to decline.
Agribusiness giant Cargill said this weekend it is recalling about 844,812 pounds of frozen beef patties due to possible E. coli contamination after investigators found four cases of illness linked to a division of Wal-Mart Stores in Minnesota.
While other supermarket stocks go bad, Kroger is ripe for investors.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
During my two days reporting from the Miami area this week, I covered the gamut of stores. A Wal-Mart, a Target, a Whole Foods, a Starbucks and a slew of boutiques in the posh Lincoln Road shopping district. The one thing in common between all of the customers that we spoke with is that all were acutely aware of the housing problems in the area.
Apple, which introduced a new line of iPods in early September, has managed to stay one step ahead of the competition--so far.
Some of the best business stories are behind the emerging Cinderella. I covered Gonzaga's merchandising boom from their NCAA Tournament runs and Boise State's merchandising royalty run as they became the most prominent non-BCS football program in the land.
Amid soaring oil prices and ballooning global fuel demand, the Bush Administration is calling on Americans to help conserve energy on a personal level.
Stocks are waffling and a lot of the talk is focused on Friday's employment report. Traders are also watching this morning's 10 a.m. release of the Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing index.
Tesco Chief Executive Terry Leahy is "upbeat" about the outlook for the world's third largest retailer in the second half after it reported a slowdown in growth in its core British market in the first six months.
Stocks ended Friday down slightly as dollar weakness sparked inflation concerns but losses were limited by solid U.S. consumer data. "Housing is slowing down but the U.S. consumer isn't," said Robert Froehlich of DWS Scudder. "The numbers today show that this dichotomy is in place and housing is in trouble but the consumers keep shopping."
Recession talk is heating up as the slumping U.S. housing market threatens to shackle free-spending consumers, yet stocks remain near record highs, indicating that many investors see little cause for alarm.
If you think that the share price of retail giant Wal-Mart will recover from its malaise, then you might also be interested in buying into what looks to be one of the first Wal-Mart Exchange Traded Fund.
Technical analysis is becoming a mainstream way to time and predict stock moves and market tops and bottoms. Carter Worth, chief market technician at Oppenheimer, joined the panel to explain what he’s seeing – and where he thinks we’re going.
Holiday sales could be as weak as they were during the recession of 2002, according to a CNBC snap survey. It’s too early to shop, but it isn’t too early to trade the Christmas season. Who will be the Christmas winners amid such dismal forecasts?
Discount retailer Target warned on Monday that September sales at stores open at least a year would be well below its prior forecast due to weak customer traffic, particularly in Florida and the U.S. Northeast.
Wal-Mart Stores has formed a partnership with the Carbon Disclosure Project to look for ways for its suppliers to better manage their energy efficiency, as part of its environmental push, the company said on Monday.