Courtney Reagan is CNBC's Retail Reporter. In 2011, Reagan was named general assignment reporter for CNBC's Business Day programming. She also contributes to NBC's "TODAY," NBC's "Nightly News with Brian Williams" and "Nightly Business Report" on public television.
In addition to her television reporting, Reagan also anchors a daily digital show "Big Data Download," produced by CNBC Digital Workshop in partnership with Yahoo! Finance, and contributes regularly to CNBC.com's "Consumer Nation" blog.
Previously, Reagan anchored the daily business headline reports for CNBC, the NBC affiliate stations, MSNBC and CNBC world. She also worked on CNBC's planning team and was a segment producer for CNBC's "On the Money," where she pitched, wrote and produced feature and news stories and packages for the program. Reagan began her career at CNBC in 2006 on the News Desk.
Prior to CNBC, Reagan participated in the NBC Page program, where she held positions at "Dateline NBC" and "Weekend Today," and also worked in guest relations for the network. Reagan also held positions at ESPN Networks and Merrill Lynch.
Reagan is a member of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network of New York.
She holds bachelor's degrees in finance and mass communication from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Reagan graduated with distinction from NYU's Stern School of Business with a MBA with specializations in economics, luxury marketing and entertainment/media/technology. She was her class recipient of the "Excellence in Economics" for academic achievement in economics while at NYU.
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CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the outlook for retailers, as parents and students begin shopping for back to school basics.
With the volume of products purchased online growing so rapidly year after year, have you ever wondered how those orders get filled, packed and shipped? Quiet Logistics is a privately-owned ecommerce fulfillment center in Devens, Mass., whose client roster includes Inditex's Zara, Gilt and Bonobos, is at the center of the ecommerce boom.
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Urban Outfitters began its rollout into athletic apparel earlier this month, challenging Lululemon and Athleta.
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Cerberus struck a $9 billion-plus deal to buy grocery giant Safeway—a tie-up that should be a win for the consumer.