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Starbucks said the mobile tipping option will be available on its update app for iPhones starting March 19. Tipping has never easier.
Teen retailers have been crushed by high unemployment and competition. But Aeropostale's social media strategy could revive it.
European retailers are flocking to list in 2014, but traditional high-street chains have been replaced by the online, discount and convenience players that are shaking up shopping.
Bitcoin users now have a new payment option at Lord & Taylor, thanks to a partnership between the retailer and shopping app Pounce.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports from the RBC Capital Markets Consumer and Retail conference on Petsmart's weather troubles, and Texas Roadhouse facing higher beef prices.
Discussing top consumer product and food stock picks as companies navigate weather and higher costs, with David Palmer and Nik Modi of RBC Capital Markets.
Amazon Prime raised its membership cost to $99 from $79 per year. Aaron Kessler of Raymond James, discusses his "buy" rating on the stock, and why he thinks this price hike is a good move.
Amazon Prime raised its membership cost to $99 from $79 per year. CNBC Consumer Reporter Kelli B. Grant shares some of the most valuable company loyalty memberships out there.
Charles Grom, Sterne Agee managing director, discusses the weather's effect on the retail sector, and how President Obama's proposal to raise minimum wage will impact the sector.
"I think the consumer is still spending," says David Henry, Kimco Realty vice-chairman & CEO, discussing retail headwinds and the state of American malls.
The full extent of the problems facing the U.K.'s "big four" supermarket chains was underlined on Thursday, with a profit warning by WM Morrison.
While analysts' bullish attitudes were aimed at the same sector, they gave differing opinions on where consumers' dollars are headed.
The U.K.'s supermarket battleground is heating up as the biggest companies are looking to invest and grab customers.
Rahul Sharma, founder and managing director at Neev Capital, says Morrisons is losing out to discount grocers and is late to come to the online market.
A report from Kantar Retail reveals 33 percent of U.S. households said they did shop at Target during January. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports this is the lowest response in 3 years.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on declining shopper traffic at Target and weak sales at Express.
Keoni Queypo, Honolulu Store Manager at Home Depot, and Mike Cunningham, Marina Del Ray Store Manager at Home Depot, discuss employment opportunities available at Home Depot and the competitive business of attracting consumers into their stores.
Frank Blake, chairman & CEO of Home Depot, discusses his company's plans to increase its online orders and accommodate mobile shoppers. Also Blake weighs in on his support of Internet taxes.
Tom Koos, CEO of Weber, discusses the consumer's appetite for spending on their home and talks about their top-selling barbecue products.
T-Mobile and AT&T have kicked off the next great cellphone war, and the winners may be shoppers.