Consumer Retail


  • Tiffany sales rise, boosted by US customers Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 7:22 AM ET

    Tiffany & Co reported a 13 percent rise in sales as the company's increasing focus on lower-priced jewelry attracted U.S. customers.

  • Lowe's posts earnings and revenue miss Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 6:29 AM ET

    Lowe's posted quarterly earnings and revenue that missed Wall Street expectations Thursday, due in part by a lower tax rate.

  • Economy weighs on retail: Pro Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:15 PM ET
    Economy weighs on retail: Pro

    Retail stocks took a hit from weaker guidance than expected. CNBC contributor Jan Kniffen shares his opinions on Urban Outfitters' performance, and where the consumer is spending their cash.

  • EBay says client information stolen in hacking attack Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    EBay said a database was compromised in a hacking attack between late February and early March, and clients' non-financial information was stolen.

  • Burberry tops estimates as new boss takes helm Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Burberry reported a hike in sales and pre-tax profit for the year ending March, in the first set of results since new CEO Christopher Bailey took the helm.

  • Target brand eroding: Pro Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 10:03 AM ET
    Target brand eroding: Pro

    Discussing Target's disappointing Q1 earnings and what the retailer needs to do to turn things around, with Charles Grom, Sterne Agee managing director.

  • Tiffany's 'fine' jewels shine Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Tiffany's 'fine' jewels shine

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan breaks down the Q1 earnings of Tiffany and Target.

  • Jim Cramer says 'stick with Bill Miller' Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:33 AM ET
    Jim Cramer says 'stick with Bill Miller'

    Legendary stock picker Bill Miller said Apple is still worth $700 or $750 per share. CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his opinions.

  • Credit alert! Unpaid medical bills hurt scores Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    New research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau concludes that medical bills are unfairly lowering credit scores.

  • Cramer: Split retail picture Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:30 AM ET
    Cramer: Split retail picture

    CNBC's Jim Cramer reveals the three things Dick's Sporting Goods needs to work on, and addresses the split picture in retail after seeing growth in Tiffany's business.

  • Google gearing up for shopping spree? Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:02 AM ET
    Google gearing up for shopping spree?

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Google's plans to spend billions on global acquisitions.

  • Cramer: Tiffany strength in 'statement' jewelry Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:01 AM ET
    Cramer: Tiffany strength in 'statement' jewelry

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he loves Tiffany's quarter and how Chinese policy helped boost earnings.

  • Cramer: Target stabilizing? Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:01 AM ET
    Cramer: Target stabilizing?

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Target's quarterly earnings. Cramer explains why the miss could have been worse.

  • Target misses Q1 profit estimates Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Target misses Q1 profit estimates

    Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group, and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discuss Target's quarterly results and share their thoughts on the retailer's security battle, and whether the company will be able to rebuild momentum. The company needs an online strategy, says Sonnenfeld.

  • Taking aim at Target's earnings Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 7:18 AM ET
    Taking aim at Target's earnings

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide Enterprises, discusses his expectations on the retailers outlook.

  • That online bargain? Could be stolen goods Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Online bargains may be the result of theft, not deals. Why buyers should beware.

  • JC Penney's downgrade: Don't forget the debt Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    Gift cards are displayed for sale inside a J.C. Penney Co. store at the Collin Creek Mall in Plano, Texas.

    J.C. Penney's high level of debt means it offers "very little value" for investors," Wells Fargo analyst Paul Lejuez said.

  • Dick's plunges 18 percent, blames golf and hunting Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Not enough golfers and hunters, the company said, explaining the earnings and revenue misses.

  • Slow Spring hurts Home Depot Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 10:02 AM ET
    Slow Spring hurts Home Depot

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Home Depot is blaming its lackluster quarterly numbers on weather.

  • Wal-Mart's biggest problem: Its customers Monday, 19 May 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Shoppers pay for their purchases at the cash register at a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Panorama City, California.

    Wal-Mart's core consumer is facing stagnant wage growth and simply can't afford to spend on discretionary items.

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