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Big price changes are on the way for 2015, and only some of them will work in the consumer's favor. How to prepare.
Retail analyst Stacey Widlitz says that layoffs have been a long time coming in an industry with too many stores.
Tiffany has cut guidance after a disappointing holiday season. Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer, provides his outlook for the luxury retailer.
"Brick and mortar is in a resurgence," says Rick Caruso, founder and CEO of Caruso Affiliated, discussing the outlook for retail and the future of malls, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, shares her joy over the news some retailers are closing stores. JC Penney will close 39 stores, and lay off 2,250 workers.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan dug through retail holiday sales data to find out if she has a good chance of winning the bet with Steve Liesman in regards to the National Retail Federation's forecast number of 4.1 percent.
Selfie sticks took off in 2014 and are only going to blow up further in 2015, using Google Trends data to show the charts.
Gap that a key revenue metric rose 3 percent for the holiday period, as surging sales at its Old Navy chain offset sluggish business at Gap.
The Container Store reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $6.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Bill Simon, former Wal-Mart U.S. CEO, size up tailwinds and headwinds in the retail space. Gas prices are giving consumer confidence a big boost, says Simon.
Ruby Tuesday on Thursday said its loss narrowed to $9.3 million in its fiscal second quarter.
A fire broke out at an facility being built for Amazon in Ashburn, Virginia on Friday morning.
Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond slipped after the retailer's quarterly sales missed estimates.
The retailer is restructuring, including plans to shutter stores and consider off-price business.
The closures represent nearly 4 percent of Penney's U.S. stores and will affect about 2,250 employees.
Retailers such as Costco could see a big benefit as oil prices keep dropping, according to Jim Cramer.
Lower gas prices and better employment numbers could have been factors in better guidance from retailers.
According to comScore, online spending from desktop computers raked in $53.3 billion in November and December.
Embattled Tesco reported that sales fell over the Christmas period and announced that it would not be paying a final dividend this year.
There's a big demographic divide between the people who own smartwatches and those who own fitness trackers.