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  • 2014 Holiday retail winners Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    2014 Holiday retail winners

    Is retail different this year? David Schick, Stifel, discusses if retail can maintain its hot streak and reveals two retailers will win in 2014.

  • Pros excited for year-end action Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Pros excited for year-end action

    Discussing the upcoming holiday shopping season, and the best value in the market right now, with Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group, and Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management.

  • Best Buy fights its way back Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:12 PM ET
    Best Buy fights its way back

    Has Best Buy turned itself around? After a strong Q3 beat, Marketfy editor Ron Insana, provides perspective on the company's growth.

  • Stemberg's holiday forecast Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:07 AM ET
    Stemberg's holiday forecast

    Discussing Best Buy's strong Q3, and whether the stars are aligning for retailers ahead of the holiday season, with former Staples CEO Tom Stemberg. Stemberg says Black Friday is the "biggest myth."

  • Cold snap could be hot for winter retail sales Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:26 AM ET
    Vehicles litter the highway in West Seneca. An autumn blizzard dumped a year's worth of snow on western New York state where five people died and residents, some stranded overnight in cars, braced for another pummelling expected later on Wednesday.

    The cold snap blowing through the country could help retailers as consumers make winter purchases after an unseasonably warm October.

  • Graco recalls strollers for finger injuries Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    Two of the recalled models of Graco strollers

    Graco recalled 11 stroller models after reports of finger injuries ranging from lacerations to amputation.

  • Best Buy profit beats, sending shares higher Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:24 AM ET
    People walk by a Best Buy store in New York City.

    Best Buy reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, sending shares sharply higher in premarket trading.

  • What tops Target's wish list? Bring back 'Tarjay' Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Target store

    Its logo may still be a bullseye, but Target hasn't hit one in a while. A look at what Target has to prove this holiday season.

  • Oh, boy! Engineer Barbie book enrages readers Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Barbie: I Can be a Computer Engineer book cover

    Readers have slammed a Barbie picture book for portraying men as more capable than women in technology, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.

  • Best holiday gifts for fitness buffs Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    See this list of fitness-related gift ideas to find the perfect present for fitness buffs.

  • Wal-Mart closes loophole on PlayStation 4 scam Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    Scammers misused Wal-Mart's price-match promotion to get PlayStation 4 and other products for a deep discount. But Wal-Mart's starting to crack down.

  • Despite heavy shorts, GameStop still a buy: Pros Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    A GameStop store in New York.

    Gamestop reports earnings on Thursday, and analysts said they still love the video game maker's stock—despite heavy shorting.

  • Shoppers beware: 10% end up on counterfeit sites Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:01 AM ET
    Sunglasses for sale

    One in 10 bargain hunters ends up on a counterfeit seller's website, according to a new report. How to ensure you're getting the best (real) deal.

  • Starbucks to rollout wireless charging spots Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Starbucks will begin a nationwide rollout of wireless charging spots in its coffee shops, Re/code reports.

  • QVC's China play Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:20 PM ET
    QVC's China play

    Discussing the runway ahead for QVC in China, with its CEO Mike George.

  • Best Buy is toast: Pro Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:03 AM ET
    Best Buy is toast: Pro

    Dissecting Best Buy's quarterly earnings, Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, explains why Best Buy is the retailer who will lose share to all of its competitors this holiday season.

  • Polar plunge just in time for retailers: Pro Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:43 AM ET
    Polar plunge just in time for retailers: Pro

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen CEO, and Paul Walsh, The Weather Company vice president, share their outlook on the upcoming holiday season

  • Best Buy still a buy after earnings beat: Pro Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:15 AM ET
    Best Buy still a buy after earnings beat: Pro

    Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets, breaks down the big box store's quarterly results and shares his outlook on the retailer.

  • NRF's Black Friday forecast Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:02 AM ET
    NRF's Black Friday forecast

    More consumers are taking a "wait and see" approach to Black Friday shopping, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan with a preview of the big retail day.

  • Target's 'optimistic' outlook for Black Friday Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Target's 'optimistic' outlook for Black Friday

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan talks about the build-up to Black Friday and how Target's new CEO Brian Cornell is going to prepare his company for the U.S.'s biggest sales season.

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