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Gerald Storch, Storch Advisors, discusses the major shift between traditional retailers and Internet sales. And Storch weighs in on the state of consumer spending. The shift towards value continues, says Storch.
Wal-Mart reported a 2.8 percent rise in sales, but U.S. same-store sales failed to show growth again.
Lands' End is under fire from an outraged group of mothers after sending out an issue of GQ magazine to its customers.
A weak retail sales report for July and an earnings miss by retail giant Macy's has raised fears about the state of the consumer.
DXL is shuttering its Casual Male nameplate and targeting a customer who's taller, younger and spending more money.
Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners shares his outlook on retail earnings and explains why he expects lower profits in the retail space. The consumer is still pretty scarred from the last recession, say McKeever.
Burger King is getting rid of the lower-calorie french fries it introduced less than a year ago.
There's decent economic data, but a number of companies are still not getting much traction. Macy's is a good example of this.
Macy's reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts' expectations and said the full year would be weaker than expected.
Amazon.com unveiled a $10 credit-card reader and mobile app for brick-and-mortar businesses, expanding its presence in the physical world.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at what analysts are expecting when some of the world's biggest retailers report earnings on Thursday.
Ken Perkins, president at Retail Metrics, comments on Wal-Mart ahead of earnings and says it is likely to report a sixth consecutive quarter of negative same store sales growth.
Gina Sanchez, Chairwoman & Founder of Chantico Global, says a lack in wage growth is hurting retail sales in the U.S. and major retailers like Macy's.
Dissecting the shift in consumer spending, Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, and the "Closing Bell."
CNBC's Courtney Reagan looks at how much consumer buying has changed over the years.
Sir Philip Green's Topshop and Miss Selfridge brands are to push into China with an agreement to launch on the ShangPin.com fashion retail website.
U.S. retail sales were unexpectedly flat in July, pointing to some loss of momentum in the economy.
Rather than perfecting a program before rolling it out—as most retailers do—Wal-Mart is doing more testing and refining as they go along.
Discussing Macy's Q2 earnings miss and the company's sales strategy, with Matthew Boss, JPMorgan senior retail analyst.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew reviews the retail sales for Macy's, JC Penney and Amazon. Cramer says the consumer is doing better and is being a "smart buyer."