Looking for an early read into General Motors’ upcoming earnings report on Thursday? Then, check out Fiat’s release, says one hedge fund managing partner, who listed the Italian automaker among the most important emerging market producers right now.
It’s that time of year again when pint-size customers and their families scour stores in search of that perfect first-day outfit and the hottest school supplies at prices that won’t burn a hole through parents’ wallets.
Exxon Mobil reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday, but one analyst said the oil company is still a buy,” despite low natural gas prices.
Restaurant earnings results have been mixed so far this year, but one analyst told CNBC that he has seen an “uncanny improvement” in fast-food names across the board as many chains revamp their locations and menus.
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."
As shoppers continue to shift their spending to the Web, traditional retailers are missing out on the impulse buy.
The recent holiday season is an example of a consumer-driven "correction" taking place in retail, Nike CEO Mark Parker said.
Oliver Chen, Citi retailing analyst, explains what factors are going to take Tiffany shares higher. "The affluent consumer tended to do well in the S&P in 2013," he explains.