Retailers face difficult comparable numbers ahead — a headwind that could spark retail stocks to dip, one analyst said.
One analyst thinks the tech company is now a less compelling opportunity for value investors.
Amid the increasingly crowded space of social media and social commerce businesses, what does it take to stay on top and stand out in the tech startup arena? Brand loyalty and exclusive products, said one Silicon Valley executive to CNBC.
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 "Fast Money."
Several companies highlighted strong back-to-school trends in their earnings reports.
PetSmart plans to explore a potential sale of the company after several shareholders pressured the pet supply retailer to sell itself.
New housing data show the consumer environment is still healthy, investment pros tell CNBC.