Stephanie Landsman is one of the producers of CNBC's 5 p.m. ET show "Fast Money." Stephanie is a former TV reporter, local news producer and radio anchor/reporter. She holds a master's degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications. Stephanie graduated from the State University of New York at Albany, Cum Laude. You can follow her on Twitter @stephlandsman.
Cooler than usual weather is taking a bite out of retail sales in the Northeast. The situation could impact first quarter margins – when retailers report quarterly earnings.
Deloitte’s American Pantry Survey found brand loyalty has fallen for the third year in a row, with nearly nine in ten consumers substituting private-label brands for national ones.
A leading vacation home website is finding Jersey Shore homeowners are spending a lot more time and money to rent their summer rentals. HomeAway says listings are up 259-percent while inquiries are down 22-percent. It's the result of Hurricane Sandy's impact on the area less than four months ago.
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."
Starbucks stock retreated in heavy volume after a report suggested the coffee chain's growth may be losing some steam.
This clothing maker may be the secret behind a well-dressed portfolio.
Chip Wilson has resigned as chairman of Lululemon Athletica following an uproar over his comments about customers' bodies.