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  • Spring flowers

    An unseasonably warm winter may boost full year profits, for one particular sector.

  • Sandeep Mathrani, the chief executive of Chicago- based General Growth Properties Inc, which owns and leases retail mall properties, said on his company's earnings call with analysts on Tuesday that Amazon had plans to open "300 to 400 bookstores." Amazon opened a bookstore in its home city of Seattle in November. Amazon's bookstore in Seattle carries books...

  • Amazon dipped its toe into the waters of brick-and-mortar stores with the opening of a bookstore in its home city of Seattle in November. "You've got Amazon opening brick-and-mortar bookstores and their goal is to open, as I understand, 300 to 400 bookstores," Sandeep Mathrani, chief executive of General Growth Properties Inc, said on Tuesday, responding to an...

  • Such an expansion, which Amazon itself has not confirmed, would position the world's No. 1 online retailer as a competitor to booksellers such as Barnes& Noble Inc. At present, Amazon operates a single bookstore in its home city, Seattle. Amazon recently opened its first bookstore in Seattle's University Village, where visitors can also test-drive Amazon's...

  • Golfer

    More than 40,000 golf professionals and fans are gathered in Orlando, Florida, for the annual PGA Merchandise Show.

  • EOS sued over alleged lip balm issues

    A class-action lawsuit claims the use of the popular lip balm causes blisters and rashes.

  • American Girl

    American Girl is slated to release a new accessory in 2016: a diabetic care kit that includes a blood sugar monitor, insulin pump and lancet.

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Dec 24- Retailers are struggling to meet even modest forecasts for the holiday shopping season this year after the "Super Saturday" before Christmas failed to live up to its nickname, industry research groups said. This year Super Saturday weekend sales in stores and online rose 4 percent to $55 billion, after a 2.5 percent gain last year,...

  • Stockpile offers stock as gift cards

    The company is seeing a huge demand in tech stock

  • DUBAI, Dec 22- Saudi Arabia- based retail chain Jarir Bookstore has removed books written by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump from its shelves, it said on Tuesday, part of a backlash against his proposal to stop Muslims from entering the United States. "Jarir Bookstore sells books by Donald Trump, who is known for making comments offensive to Muslims and...

  • Woman shows off engagement ring.

    The average engagement ring cost a little under $6,000, and more couples are opting for customization. The Knot on engagement trends.

  • Private equity giant Bain Capital has turned its sights on Asia, leveraging its experience in consumer and payment businesses.

  • Terrified, and satisfied, customers at Halloween Horror Nights in Singapore are the result of up to a year of hard work.

  • Pumpkinsteins

    CNBC returns to visit a California organic farmer whose dream to grow special pumpkins is bearing fruit, and weirdness.

  • Seniors participate in a Zumba class during the 8th Annual Healthy Living Festival in Oakland, California. (File Photo).

    Health care is often at the top of the list of industries seen benefiting from Americans living longer, but there are other options.

  • The Gap Store in San Francisco.

    Mike Khouw outlines a bearish bet in the options market by which one trader spent $2 million that Gap would fall near a 52-week low in a month.

  • A potato message from

    Alex Craig is auctioning off Potato Parcel, a website that ships potatoes around the country.

  • iPhone 6

    The iPhone 6S' and 6S Plus' revamped hardware reportedly supports 12-megapixel images and 4K video, with a front-facing flash.

  • A person walks past a Tiffany & Co. store along Wall Street in New York.

    Tiffany & Co. posted quarter results that missed expectations Thursday, pushing shares of the jewelry retailer lower in premarket trading.

  • Best Buy

    Beginning Sept. 4, the Apple Watch will be sold in more than 900 stores, and by the end of September it will be in all 1,050 locations.