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Two Mexicans arrested at the U.S. border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy merchandise, a police chief said.
Nelson Peltz, newly named to Mondelez International's board, told CNBC on Tuesday he won't push for a merger of the snack-food maker with PepsiCo.
Due to food cost inflation consumers will pay more at the grocery checkout. According to the USDA food prices could rise by 1.25% to 1.75% in 2014.
Former U.S. chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra, weighs in on the state of data security and cybersecurity policy in the U.S. "We are in a world today where cybersecurity policy is still an open question for the country," Chopra says.
John Kernan, Cowen & Co. vice president, discusses if turning retailers like Sears and J.C. Penney into a REIT-like entity is an alternative.
Hilliard's Beer, a 2-year-old brewery with six full-time employees, has scored big with its 12th Can beer, named in honor of Seahawks fans.
Coach stock is getting slammed after a 13.6 percent drop in Q4 same store sales. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports.
A local currency hit by months of political unrest, and skittish consumers spending less are keeping the pressure on Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont.
After Target's data breach, investors and analysts are now circling companies that could benefit from a major upgrade in credit card technology.
Jos. A. Bank's board recommended that the company's shareholders reject a $1.61B hostile bid from Men's Wearhouse, calling it inadequate.
Investors have punished retailers so far this year, but Restoration Hardware's 15 percent stock drop may not be justified. Here's why.
The co-founder and former CEO of Staples, Thomas Stemberg, tells CNBC retailers must cut prices to compete with Amazon.
After a McD's appeared to disrespect several older Korean people, some called for a boycott of the fast-food giant. NYT reports.
"Everyone in this country should assume that their personal information is already compromised," says one expert.
Hackers that stole credit and debit card information from Target likely used tools that have been in the computer underground for a long time.
There are at least six ongoing attacks at US merchants whose systems are infected with the same type of software used to steal data from Target.
AB InBev is in advanced discussions to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery from private equity owners KKR& Co LP and Affinity Equity Partners.
It's hard to drown out all the negative noise coming from the retail sector this year, but not everyone had a bad holiday.
The government sent a 16-page technical bulletin to retailers and other merchants that describes the techniques used to attack Target late last year.
Mary Epner, Mary Epner Retail Analysis principal, and CNBC's Kelly Grant discuss the state of the retail business and if malls are dead.