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U.S. consumer sentiment surged in December as Americans' outlook on the economy and job prospects improved, a survey released on Friday showed.
Sears Holdings said Friday that it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer's shareholders.
Influential investor Dennis Gartman told CNBC that to raise the minimum wage would be a "very bad decision."
J.C. Penney Co said it received an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking an explanation on their financial position.
A US judge is considering an alternative that could result in Bank of America paying much less than the $863.6 million the government is seeking.
Strikes against fast-food restaurants have called for the minimum wage to increase to $15, but the side effects of such a jump are unclear.
A shorter holiday calendar could send frenzied shoppers to physical stores for last-minute purchases, taking some sales away from e-commerce.
Lululemon said it is implausible to believe it intended to sell hundreds of thousands of nearly sheer yoga pants and hope consumers wouldn't notice.
The day of reckoning in Chicago is approaching, putting Democratic Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a difficult position with unions.
And Ford is targeting the global market: The newest Mustang was unveiled in six cities around the world on Thursday.
Fast food workers from 100 cities across the U.S. are expected to stage a mass strike on Thursday, marking the largest ever push for higher wages.
A recovering economy and cheaper prices at the pump have boosted U.S. gasoline demand in recent months, following five years of decline.
Costco's November same-store sales fell short of analysts' expectations, as lower gas prices and weak currencies dampened an increase in net sales.
Apple and China Mobile have signed a deal to distribute Apple's iPhone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
The Latino consumer is being courted with quite a bit of urgency by companies during a tough economic climate. The New York Times reports.
Google has quietly acquired seven technology companies in an effort to create a new generation of robots, The New York Times reports.
After a judge ruled that the city can proceed with its historic bankruptcy, the stage is set for an epic legal battle over who helps pick up the tab.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments about a man lost his frequent flier status because the airline said he "abused the program."
Many Americans are still skittish about US real estate but Chinese buyers are snapping up property in hot US markets, said Dolly Lenz.
Thanks? It didn't take much for the mortgage market to plunge into a deep freeze.
In the wake of several Wall Street firms downgrading GAP, Pamela Quintiliano, SunTrust specialty retail & apparel, thinks the stock is going nowhere. Adrienne Tennant, Janney Montgomery Scott specialty apparel analyst, believes the stock is a long-term out performer.
Some retailers are asking for more than strong sales this holiday season. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on who is shopping for a new CEO and what kind of selection is available.
Discussing in what sectors he sees growth for hiring, and the global economy, with Frank Friedman, Deloitte LLP CFO. Hiring 18,000 or more each year is the new normal for Deloitte, Friedman says.