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Buoyed by a nascent housing recovery, homebuilder stocks have risen dramatically this year — a positive trend that one analyst forecasts will continue, provided the mortgage interest rate deduction isn't eliminated.
McDonald's same-store sales turned positive in November, but one analyst cautioned investors against thinking that this one-month reversal necessarily represents a new trend.
As the holiday season chugs through its traditionally slower period following the Black Friday rush, retailers are pulling out all the stops to drive consumer traffic to brick-and-mortar stores.
Although Tiffany reported a “pretty significant miss” on earnings Thursday, one analyst said sales were actually fine at the luxury jewelry retailer and forecast that the company should begin to benefit from lower costs.
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."
Chinese brides and Indian festivals will drive diamond demand into new year, the CEO of De Beers told CNBC.
Fashion label Raoul's plans to go global got a royal boost when Britain's Kate Middleton donned its pieces during her visit to Singapore in 2012.
According to the Big Mac Index, the value of the dollar is getting stronger in much of the fast food eating world.