Childrenswear is attracting the eye of fashion designers as they launch lines to cater to consumers who want to deck their children out in the latest trends — even if it means paying premium prices.
For investors on the hunt for income, high-quality stocks are the “best bet,” said Hersh Cohen, chief investment advisor of ClearBridge Advisors.
As teen retailer Urban Outfitters prepares to release its quarterly earnings on Monday after the closing bell, two analysts expressed their concerns about the space’s intense competition.
The online wine retailer TastingRoom.com now offers a solution for wine connoisseurs who wish to indulge in high-end wine by the glass at home. The strategy caters to consumers who are breaking out the corkscrew more often and whose tastebuds are more adventurous than those of older generations.
Although Carnival shares rose ahead of its conference call on Friday, they turned lower amid concerns that demand for the Costa brand may be slow to recover, one analyst told CNBC.
For entrepreneurs venturing into the small business territory, launching a franchise can offer security through national brand recognition, economies of scale and access to proven formulas for success. A new report lists six franchise industries with promising outlooks.
Although Apple’s new iPad lacks two new features that one senior research analyst had been hoping for, he is not changing his estimates or expectations for the tech giant’s stock.
Consumers are in the driver’s seat as retailers move away from wardrobe staples and shift to fashion-forward pieces while planning their upcoming fall inventories, industry analysts said.
With the S&P 500 index posting its best February since 1998 and the Nasdaq Composite Index crossing 3,000 for the first time since 2000, is now the time to take profits and run before a possible correction? Two strategists shared their thoughts with CNBC on Thursday.
Bargain-seeking consumers fueled a 63-percent surge in coupon redemption last year as they increasingly turned to the Internet and their smartphones for deals, according to new data from Coupons.org.
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."