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Fresh off its $4.2-billion acquisition of Marvel, Walt Disneyhas a lot riding on this year's trip to the Comic-Con International Convention.
Remember the "Pepsi Challenge"?
Coke or Pepsi?—It used to be a question up there with boxers or briefs and McDonald'sorBurger King. But the Cola War intensity in this iconic rivalry has been noticeably missing the last few years.
Pepsi is throwing its marketing weight behind Pepsi Max. Its high-caffeine, zero-calorie beverage that's aimed directly at the same consumer that could also gravitate to rival Coke Zero.
Marketers beware . . . a recession-hardened consumer has turned the tables on you.
Five to seven years. That's the length of time the Federal Reserve suggested last week that it would take for the U.S. economy to recover from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.
As murky as the consumer picture is now, there is one spot on retail landscape that is still shining bright: online sales.
While economic recoveries can be choppy and uneven in the beginning, the latest read on retail sales only fuels worries that shoppers are heading to the sidelines as the economy shifts into a lower gear.
Christina Cheddar Berk is editor of CNBC.com's Consumer Nation and chief trend spotter.
Courtney is a retail reporter for CNBC.
Tom is a Senior Editor and Assignment Desk Manager for CNBC TV. He also writes about the business of beer for CNBC.com.
Stephanie Landsman is one of the producers of CNBC's 5pm ET show "Fast Money."
CNBC Segment Producer
Retail expert Robin Lewis offered what he called a "win-win" solution for two retailers: Amazon should acquire Sears.
A new agreement requires GrubHub to ensure fees it charges restaurants for its service does not sap tips from delivery people or other workers.
Lululemon is having its first analyst day since its new CEO took over in January. Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, provides perspective.