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  • Retail pulse in Dayton: Steady as she goes     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports from a mall in Dayton, Ohio, that traffic has been steady and that shoppers did take advantage of stores being open Thursday.

  • 'Tis toy season     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:05 AM ET

    Richard Barry, chief merchandising officer, Toys "R" Us, talks about what his store is seeing so far this holiday season, including its 5am specials.

  • Wal-Mart EVP: Profit on unique mix     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 8:03 AM ET

    Steve Bratspies, Wal-Mart EVP of general merchandise, discusses if the retailer is, so far, hitting sales expectations and what products are the best sellers. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Wal-Mart averaged 41,000 transactions per minute last night minute.

  • Kotick: 'Good reason to be cautious'     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 7:53 AM ET

    Robert "Bobby" Kotick, CEO, Activision Blizzard, talks about the economy and how business is looking at job growth and the opportunity for wealth creation.

  • Bandfuse makes 'Rock Legends'     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 7:48 AM ET

    Peter Hunt, Realta Entertainment chairman, talks about Bandfuse, a new game that teaches players how to actually play real instruments while playing a game. With CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Fathead's fat profits     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    Patrick Mcinnis, CEO, Fathead, talks about which Fatheads are the most popular and how the business model works.

  • Each retail sales day huge: Pro     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Gerald Storch, Storch Advisors CEO, former Toys R Us Chairman & CEO, talks about what he saw in early holiday shopping and which products are hottest.

  • Kotick: Next really hot game     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 7:18 AM ET

    Robert "Bobby" Kotick, CEO, Activision Blizzard, talks about a new game he says will be extraordinarily popular and that the tablet version is more popular.

  • Kotick on console wars: Everybody wins     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 7:17 AM ET

    Robert "Bobby" Kotick, CEO, Activision Blizzard, talks about the console wars between Sony and Microsoft, and that both consoles are going to be winners this holiday season. He also talks about improvements in gaming technology.

  • Macy's CEO: Weather definitely helping     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    Terry Lundgren, Chairman, President & CEO, Macy's, discusses what's working in his stores and the impact of the weather on sales.

  • Teen retailers were packed: Pro     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:50 AM ET

    Pamela Quintiliano, director, specialty retail & apparel, SunTrust, says anecdotal evidence showed teen retailers were packed yesterday and discusses which stores were most successful in their promotions.

  • Retail big data: Moms driven by discounts     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:46 AM ET

    Scott Miller, CEO, Vision Critical, discusses how companies are beginning to leverage data from their consumers and what they're doing to get ahead of the curve.

  • Malls fight back     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:40 AM ET

    Dana Telsey, CEO and Chief Research Officer, Telsey Advisory Group talks about what malls are doing to combat online shopping.

  • Tysons Corner: Traffic strong & steady     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:37 AM ET

    Cory Scott, Senior Property Manager, Tysons Corner Center, says traffic has been strong over night, the impact of online sales on mall operators, and how retailers are fighting back.

  • Global markets update     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Black Friday making an appearance in Europe. Also, the credit rating for the Netherlands was cut.

  • Wal-Mart posts big Black Thursday numbers     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    Dana Telsey, CEO and chief research officer, Telsey Advisory Group, and CNBC's Steve Liesman look at the online and in-store transactions from Wal-Mart and the huge numbers it reported.

  • Telsey: Season of urgency     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    Dana Telsey, CEO and Chief Research Officer, Telsey Advisory Group talks about what she expects to see this holiday this season, and how stores' online presence complements the physical one.

  • Hamish Bohannan, MD & CEO at Bathurst Resources, isn't worried about China's decision to limit thermal coal imports and says he expects the firm's first New Zealand coking coal exports by next year.

  • As bitcoin tops $1,200, its fate could rest in China Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 8:27 AM ET

    A surge in Chinese demand underlies bitcoin's astronomical rise over the past few months, but the question lingers: is it only a matter of time before the government steps in?

  • Amazon begins Black Friday deals early     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    Amazon made Black Friday into a week-long celebration. Craig Berman, Amazon.com vice president, provides insight. "The partnership with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver on Sundays is going to be fun to see this season," he says.

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