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  • US retailers to bounce back in Q2: Macquarie Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 6:24 PM ET
    US retailers to see a bounce back in Q2: Pro

    Liz Dunn, Senior Analyst, Consumer Sector at Macquarie Capital, believes retailers will stage a comeback in the second quarter as sales strengthen on warmer weather.

  • Fewer rich Russians hit this luxury brand Friday, 16 May 2014 | 5:58 AM ET

    Fewer wealthy Russians have been shopping in Italian luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo's European stores, its CEO told CNBC.

  • JC Penney results beat estimates; shares soar Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 4:03 PM ET
    A man looks at apparel at the J.C. Penney Co. store inside the Glendale Galleria shopping center in Glendale, California.

    JC Penney reported a quarterly loss and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.

  • Chipotle shareholders nix CEO pay plan Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Chipotle shareholders voted overwhelmingly to reject the way the fast-food company compensates senior executives. USAToday reports.

  • Cramer asks: Has Wal-Mart lost its way? Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    The world's largest retailer blamed its quarterly losses on the weather, but CNBC's Jim Cramer wonders if there's more to it.

  • Former CEO Cohen: Sears in terrible shape Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    Former CEO Cohen: Sears in terrible shape

    Mark Cohen, former Sears Canada CEO, weighs in on Sears potentially selling its stake in Sears Canada and the future of Sears Holding.

  • Millennials are shopping: Cramer Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 9:35 AM ET
    Millennials are shopping: Cramer

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss the action in Urban Outiftters' stock after FBR cut its rating to market perform.

  • Wal-Mart misses, blames it on the tough winter Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    A customer carries a Walmart paper shopping bag during the grand opening of a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

    Wal-Mart posted first quarter results that missed market estimates, largely faulting the brutal winter on lower-than-expected profit.

  • JCP's strategic return to profitability Friday, 16 May 2014 | 10:10 AM ET
    JCPs strategic return to profitability

    Can CEO Mike Ullman return JC Penney to growth and profitability? Michael Binetti, UBS equity research analyst, and Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, discuss the quarterly earnings beat for retailers JC Penney and Nordstrom.

  • Everyone outworks Wal-Mart: Pro Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 3:31 PM ET
    Everyone outworks Wal-Mart: Pro

    Discussing Wal-Mart's quarterly miss, with Burt Flickinger, Strategic Resource Insight Group, who explains how the company's lack of leadership is to blame. CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides perspective.

  • It's not just Sears—6 mistakes US stores make Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Experts offered a list of six common mistakes U.S. retailers make when setting up operations in Canada.

  • As stores close, this retailer is doubling down Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 1:28 PM ET
    A customer stands in front of a shirt display inside a Uniqlo store.

    Uniqlo recently announced a wave of planned openings that will nearly double its presence to 38 locations by the end of the year.

  • Kohl's earnings, revenue miss expectations Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    Kohl's delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that fell short of analysts' expectations on Thursday.

  • Weaker tone in morning market Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 9:36 AM ET
    Weaker tone in morning market

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports retailer stocks are reacting negatively to Wal-Mart's earnings miss, and provides insight to this morning's trading action.

  • Is Wal-Mart reflection of US economy? Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 9:01 AM ET
    Is Wal-Mart reflection of US economy?

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team break down the retail earnings of Wal-Mart. Cramer thinks the bad earnings data is recognition that people shop elsewhere.

  • Target exec on worker rant: The truth hurts Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    'Target is not the first brand in history to hit a rough patch,' said a Target worker after a employee rant. USAToday reports.

  • Watch out Amazon! Wal-Mart is coming: Retail pro Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    Wal-Mart is fast becoming a "fierce threat" to Amazon's dominance of online shopping, a leading retail analyst tells CNBC.

  • Online consumers in China want: 'Made in USA' Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    As Chinese firm Alibaba prepares for an IPO in the U.S., it's worth considering what online customers in China want.

  • Sears eyes selling some or all of Sears Canada Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:07 AM ET
    Sears Holdings Corp. signage

    Sears said it was looking to sell its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada, or could put the struggling Canadian department store operator up for sale.

  • Macy's sales fall as weather keeps shoppers away Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Macy's reported a decline in sales as a severe winter across parts of the United States deterred shoppers from visiting its department stores.

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