If you like offbeat, oddball or funky historical collectibles, today is your day. The U.S. Marshals Service is holding two auctions in an effort to sell the personal belongings of two men with notorious histories, Bernard Madoff and Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber. But how will these items sell?
Sometimes opportunity knocks. Other times it requires a few cold calls. Such is the case for wine distributor Kevin Mehra, founder of Ninety+ Cellars. Under the concept, wineries bottle their excess wine but put a Ninety+ Cellars label on it. Ninety+ then distributes and sells the wine at a discount of 25% to 70% off the typical source winery price.
Scotland-based BrewDog Brewery is tired of companies jumping on the Royal Wedding bandwagon with commemorative products. In what might be the best marketing stunt involving the royal wedding, the brewery has announced they are brewing a commemorative beer laced with Viagra.
There’s a new king in NBA jersey sales. In his first season with the Miami Heat, Lebron James has reclaimed the top spot on the NBA’s best selling jersey list.
It took just two and half minutes into the New York Rangers v. New York Islanders hockey game to deliver what many curious fans watching the 3D telecast wanted to see: the first 3D hockey fight. While the fight itself didn’t amount to much, the 3D aspect didn’t disappoint.
TBAHow do you follow-up what many considered the most outrageous ballpark food promotion in minor league history? For the West Michigan Whitecaps the answer lies with not one item but two - and of course, a whole lot of meat, cheese and onions.
Bloomingdale's is attaching chunky plastic tags to some dresses to fight "wardrobing."
McDonald's says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes $5 items could be launched nationally this year.
In a move to boost its light beer brand, Heineken is tweaking the taste with a popular hops.
The battle to boost the minimum wage escalated Thursday when fast food workers in 50 cities walked off the job.
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."
Mobile shopping was huge this year, but not all retailers got the mobile boost they may have hoped for.
Costco reported a first-quarter profit and sales that fell short of analysts' estimates, hurt by a rise in operating expenses.
Starbucks stock retreated in heavy volume after a report suggested the coffee chain's growth may be losing some steam.