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  • Torrid March retail sales melt winter's effects Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    An employee rings up a customer at the Macy's flagship store in New York.

    U.S. retail sales recorded their largest gain in 1-1/2 years in March, the latest sign the economy was emerging from a freezing winter.

  • KFC debuts chicken drumstick corsage...no, really! Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 4:58 PM ET

    The fried chicken purveyor has debuted a drumstick corsage to add a little poultry to the prom this year.

  • Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy protection Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 5:35 PM ET
    Coldwater Creek fashions

    The retailer expects to start sales to liquidate its inventory in early May. It plans to hold going out of business sales in the coming months.

  • Shaquille O'Neal, businessman Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 3:37 PM ET
    Shaquille O'Neal, businessman

    NBA basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal reveals how Magic Johnson influenced his business empire and discusses his new Shaquille O'Neal Collection of men's wear.

  • Have to be an omni-channel retailer: Pro Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    Have to be an omni-channel retailer: Pro

    Discussing retail sales posting their biggest gain in a year and a half, with CNBC contributor Jan Kniffen and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Retailer concerned, more promotional: Pro Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Retailer concerned, more promotional: Pro

    Former Saks chairman & CEO Steve Sadove, discusses the pressure on the retail sector and the confidence of the consumer.

  • How the Swiffer is made Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:52 AM ET
    How the Swiffer is made

    Glatfelter CEO Dante Parrini helps the "Squawk Box" crew understand how the paper for the Swiffer is made.

  • March retail sales up 1.1% Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    March retail sales up 1.1%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports March "very firm" retail sales were better than expectations.

  • Market already adjusted to QE wrap-up: Pro Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:34 AM ET
    Market already adjusted to QE wrap-up: Pro

    Dissecting the underlying strength of the economy, and what a 1.1 percent rise in March retail sales says about the effectiveness of the Fed's monetary policy, with Krishna Guha, ISI vice chairman.

  • Gap hit after drop in same-store sales Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    Gap hit after drop in same-store sales

    Same-store sales fell 6 percent in March for Gap. CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides insight on the stumble for the retailer, and what Macy's Lundgren said about the industry.

  • Some Amazon employees may get $5,000—to quit Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    An employee stacks items to be shipped at the Amazon.com fulfillment center in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Amazon said it has started a program called Pay to Quit, in which it offers workers at its fulfillment centers between $2,000 and $5,000 to quit.

  • What's inside a $100 grilled cheese sandwich Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:18 PM ET
    Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese by Deca Restaurant

    A restaurant inside the Ritz-Carlton Chicago took a luxurious spin on school lunch with the "Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese," Eater.com said.

  • Macy's Lundgren on the future of malls Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 10:14 AM ET
    Macy's Lundgren on the future of malls

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan speaks with Terry Lundgren, Macy's president & CEO, about the future of malls and competition in the retail sector. Lundgren also addresses the promotion of Jeff Gannett.

  • This sector hard hit amid broader market rout Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 9:44 AM ET
    An employee folds clothes at a Gap store on February 20, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

    Retailer Gap Inc said same-store sales in the most recent period fell 6 percent, with the biggest declines at its namesake chain and at Old Navy.

  • Panera CEO: Don’t get trampled by elephants Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 9:20 AM ET
    Panera's Breakfast Power Sandwich

    "These guys are all competing for this very broad mass market, which is essentially very much focused on price and speed," said Ron Shaich, Panera's CEO.

  • Martha Stewart optimistic about the market Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:49 PM ET
    Martha Stewart

    Domestic goddess Martha Stewart brought some baked goods and optimism on a day the stock market was slammed.

  • Retail earnings to blossom? Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    Retail earnings to blossom?

    What to make of CEOs who blame weather for poor sales, and what investors can expect from spring sales, with Mary Epner, Mary Epner retail analysis.

  • Has the Champagne bubble finally popped? Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    The U.K. is ordering fewer and fewer bottles of Champagne as sparkling alternatives continued to lure consumers away from luxury bubbles.

  • Google Glass goes on sale in US Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    Allyson Cannon tries Google Glass at the National Press Club in Washington on April 4, 2014.

    Google said the number of spots in its newly extended 'Explorer Program' are limited. The product will not be available outside of the US as of yet.

  • Paper company Glatfelter celebrates 150 years Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:52 AM ET
    Paper company Glatfelter celebrates 150 years

    Glatfelter CEO Dante Parrini provides insight on the company's transition into the single-serve coffee market, and how competitive its business is.

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