Looking for back-to-school buys for your portfolio? This season’s consumer is on the hunt for value and brands, driving some companies that emphasize brands rather than private labels to outperform, one analyst said.
Few topics are off limits for bloggers who chronicle their daily lives — and marketers want in. Companies see potential gold mines in bloggers who post, Tweet, Facebook and Instagram their product likes and dislikes for readers to dissect.
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.
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."
Family Dollar Stores said on Thursday its board unanimously rejected Dollar General's buyout offer due to antitrust considerations.
Dollar Tree reported a 2.6 percent fall in quarterly profit as costs increased.
Christopher Finazzo was also ordered to forfeit more than $25 million and pay the company $13.7 million in restitution.