NEW YORK— A trade group raised its forecast Tuesday for retail sales growth this year to 3.4 percent, with more help from online sales, as the economy improves. That's up from its previous forecast of 3.1 percent growth, he National Retail Federation said. "Challenges remain, with some greater than others depending on the retail category, but consumer confidence... » Read More
Why retailers will find it challenging to compete with Amazon over the holidays.
Analysts say retailers are facing a lack of innovation and challenges from ecommerce and online sales this holiday season.
Amazon's online market share is higher than the next six retailers combined, says Gian Fulgoni, co-founder of digital analytics firm comScore.
Apple will launch its Apple Pay service in China after doing deals with the country's four largest state-run banks, the WSJ reported.
It's going to be great for the consumer, says Steve Sadove, former Saks chairman & CEO, and former NRF chairman, sharing his outlook on the holiday shopping season.
Square's surge Thursday may make its CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey forget all about Twitter's drubbing this year.
Pernod Ricard expands the brand to launch online retailer Absolut Art.
The e-commerce giant will add new holiday deals as often as every five minutes.
Neil Doshi, Mizuho, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss what's driving Amazon's hot streak and its likely impact on holiday shopping.
The Chinese smartphone maker cashed in about $193 million in sales during the 24-hour period.
CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses Apple's plans to expand its pay services and why the stock hasn't gotten a boost.
The big box retailer tweaks its approach for the shopping event this year.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports U.S. retailer Costco notches the number one spot among international companies the day after China's Singles Day event.
Weather is part of the problem, says Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide, weighing in on headwinds for retail, including deflationary pressure and Internet competition.
Popular West Coast burger chain In-N-Out has filed a lawsuit against delivery start-up DoorDash.
Alibaba's "Singles Day" brought in a record $14.3 billion in sales. FMHR trader Josh Brown is long Alibaba, and discusses the play on Alibaba versus Amazon.
The final number on $14.3 billion in sales crossed Alibaba sites. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail NA CEO, provides perspective on China's economy and sales for Singles Day.
The final number on $14.3 billion in sales crossed Alibaba sites, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.
Discussing Alibaba's stock moving lower despite record Singles Day sales, with Hany Nada, GGV Capital co-founder and managing partner.
Alibaba chief says the coming year could be rocky for China as the country presses a crackdown on excessive spending by government employees.