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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
Ordering simply "a coffee" at the Le Petite Syrah cafe in Nice runs you about $9.50, but add "please" and the price drops.
After two years of declining sales, J.C. Penney is reducing some high-profile brands and reviving old labels.
Does Ann Taylor or Chico's make a better stock bet? Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray, and Jan Kniffen of Worldwide Enterprises, take their positions.