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Hatchimals are back at Wal-Mart, but you'd better move fast

Hatchimals are back at Wal-Mart, but you'd better move fast

CNBC - Hatchimals, the part Furby/part Tamagotchi toys that have sent parents into a frenzy this ho…

Chrome Update Warns Users of Risky Retail Websites

Chrome Update Warns Users of Risky Retail Websites

International Business Times - A new beta version of Google Chrome now tells users when a website t…

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  • Nearly $50,000 in layaway paid off at a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart
    Nearly $50,000 in layaway paid off at a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart

    Nearly 200 shoppers at a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart received an unexpected holiday gift this week.

    Nearly $50,000 in layaway paid off at a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart

    Nearly 200 shoppers at a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart received an unexpected holiday gift this week.

  • Where To Buy NES Classic Edition: Stock Sparse At Walmart, Target, Toys 'R' Us, But Pricier Options Available
    Where To Buy NES Classic Edition: Stock Sparse At Walmart, Target, Toys 'R' Us, But Pricier Options Available

    Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition launched on Nov. 11 and instantly sold out online. Here’s a list of where you can buy the NES Classic Edition.

    Where To Buy NES Classic Edition: Stock Sparse At Walmart, Target, Toys 'R' Us, But Pricier Options Available

    Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition launched on Nov. 11 and instantly sold out online. Here’s a list of where you can buy the NES Classic Edition.

  • People walk past the main Sears store in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia
    Sears Canada posts bigger quarterly loss

    Department store operator Sears Canada Inc reported a bigger third-quarter loss as it same-store sales were hit by a lack of attractive financing options due to the termination of a key credit card agreement. …

    People walk past the main Sears store in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia

    Department store operator Sears Canada Inc reported a bigger third-quarter loss as it same-store sales were hit by a lack of attractive financing options due to the termination of a key credit card agreement. ...

  • Jim Cramer congratulates analysts for blowing it on Lululemon — here's what they missed
    Jim Cramer congratulates analysts for blowing it on Lululemon — here's what they missed

    Jim Cramer brings to light what analysts and short-sellers don't get about Lululemon.

    Jim Cramer congratulates analysts for blowing it on Lululemon — here's what they missed

    Jim Cramer brings to light what analysts and short-sellers don't get about Lululemon.

  • Starbucks sees its fast-growing China business overtaking its US market one day
    Collecting Starbucks or WestJet rewards? They may never expire thanks to Ontario bill

    Ontario's new law banning loyalty programs from slapping an expiry date on points will benefit many consumers, not just Air Miles collectors. According to the legislation, affected programs will also …

    Starbucks sees its fast-growing China business overtaking its US market one day

    Ontario's new law banning loyalty programs from slapping an expiry date on points will benefit many consumers, not just Air Miles collectors. According to the legislation, affected programs will also have to return to Ontario collectors any expired points that were lost on or after Oct. 1. "This is an incredible victory …

  • Starbucks is launching a ‘Pokemon Go Frappuccino’ as its stores become gym locations

    If you thought the "Pokemon Go" craze is dead, Starbucks would beg to disagree. It is launching a "Pokemon Go Frappuccino" following a deal with Niantic.

    Starbucks is launching a ‘Pokemon Go Frappuccino' as its stores become gym locations

    If you thought the "Pokemon Go" craze is dead, Starbucks would beg to disagree. It is launching a "Pokemon Go Frappuccino" following a deal with Niantic.

  • Starbucks' Howard Schultz has a message he wants Donald Trump to hear

    Jim Cramer spoke with Howard Schultz and Kevin Johnson following the Starbucks investor conference.

    Starbucks' Howard Schultz has a message he wants Donald Trump to hear

    Jim Cramer spoke with Howard Schultz and Kevin Johnson following the Starbucks investor conference.

  • Lululemon shares jump on earnings outlook boost, stock buyback program

    Lululemon also announced a $100 million stock buyback program in its third-quarter earnings results.

    Lululemon shares jump on earnings outlook boost, stock buyback program

    Lululemon also announced a $100 million stock buyback program in its third-quarter earnings results.

  • Another Sears loss in the books, as iconic retailer looks 'set to sink'

    Sears on Thursday reported a wider third-quarter loss than the prior-year period as revenue at the struggling department store chain continued to decline.

    Another Sears loss in the books, as iconic retailer looks 'set to sink'

    Sears on Thursday reported a wider third-quarter loss than the prior-year period as revenue at the struggling department store chain continued to decline.

  • CBC launches winter clothing drive for Edmonton's homeless

    Living on the streets of Edmonton during the biggest deep freeze of the year is a desperate time for Donnie Crier. Crier, originally from Maskwacis just south of Edmonton, has been wearing an Oilers stocking …

    CBC launches winter clothing drive for Edmonton's homeless

    Living on the streets of Edmonton during the biggest deep freeze of the year is a desperate time for Donnie Crier. Crier, originally from Maskwacis just south of Edmonton, has been wearing an Oilers stocking as a hat to try to keep warm. The agencies say there's a critical need for warm winter clothing.

  • Starbucks sees its fast-growing China business overtaking its US market one day

    Starbucks plans to open 12,000 additional stores globally in the next five years, with half of the new units in the U.S. and China.

    Starbucks sees its fast-growing China business overtaking its US market one day

    Starbucks plans to open 12,000 additional stores globally in the next five years, with half of the new units in the U.S. and China.

  • 'Another bad quarter' coming from Sears, but don't expect a holiday bankruptcy

    Despite the slew of negative headlines leading into Sears' third-quarter earnings report, the department store chain is still hanging on.

    'Another bad quarter' coming from Sears, but don't expect a holiday bankruptcy

    Despite the slew of negative headlines leading into Sears' third-quarter earnings report, the department store chain is still hanging on.

  • Lululemon quarterly sales top expectations, shares jump

    Canadian yoga and leisure apparel retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc on Wednesday reported quarterly profit that beat analysts' forecasts, helped by higher-than-expected gross margins and sales. Gross margin, …

    A Lululemon store logo is pictured on a shop in Santa Monica

    Canadian yoga and leisure apparel retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc on Wednesday reported quarterly profit that beat analysts' forecasts, helped by higher-than-expected gross margins and sales. Gross margin, or revenue less the cost of goods sold, rose to 51.1 percent, from 46.9 percent a year ago.

  • Starbucks is evolving: Sees future sales growth fueled by food, cold coffee beverages

    Starbucks sees food innovation and its cold coffee beverages as key areas fueling its future growth.

    Starbucks is evolving: Sees future sales growth fueled by food, cold coffee beverages

    Starbucks sees food innovation and its cold coffee beverages as key areas fueling its future growth.

  • Starbucks courts millennials with $10 coffee at new Reserve bars

    Schultz in April will move into the role of executive chairman to focus on opening 1,000 new "Reserve" brand stores and adding Reserve bars to 20 percent of its traditional cafes, which now number 25,000 …

    Sandy Roberts pours samples of Starbucks Reserve Sun Dried Ethiopia Yirgacheffe coffee during the company's annual shareholders meeting in Seattle

    Schultz in April will move into the role of executive chairman to focus on opening 1,000 new "Reserve" brand stores and adding Reserve bars to 20 percent of its traditional cafes, which now number 25,000 around the globe. Starbucks also envisions as many as 30 large, showcase Reserve Roastery and Tasting Rooms in major …

  • Starbucks sets five-year growth targets, to open 12,000 more stores

    The company said it would add 12,000 stores globally by 2021 and target comparable sales growth in mid-single digits and profit growth of 15-20 percent a year. The feature will be tested first on Apple …

    Starbucks Chairman and CEO Schultz delivers remarks at the Starbucks 2016 Investor Day in Manhattan, New York

    The company said it would add 12,000 stores globally by 2021 and target comparable sales growth in mid-single digits and profit growth of 15-20 percent a year. The feature will be tested first on Apple Inc's (NasdaqGS:AAPL - News) iOS operating system in early 2017, Starbucks said at its investor conference on Wednesday. …

  • 'Pokémon GO' Starbucks Update Will Bring 100 Gen 2 Pokémon To App

    Looks like the moment every "Pokémon GO" player has been waiting for is finally arriving this week. A special event is reportedly launching this Thursday, and it will launch with the second-generation …

    'Pokémon GO' Starbucks Update Will Bring 100 Gen 2 Pokémon To App

    Looks like the moment every "Pokémon GO" player has been waiting for is finally arriving this week. A special event is reportedly launching this Thursday, and it will launch with the second-generation Pokémon.

  • A shift from yoga pants may leave Lululemon investors in a sweat

    Mutual funds that bought Lululemon Athletica's (NasdaqGS:LULU - News) stock in recent months may find themselves in a cold sweat if the retailer's quarterly report on Wednesday shows strong signs that …

    People walk past a store of yogawear retailer Lululemon Athletica in downtown Vancouver

    Mutual funds that bought Lululemon Athletica's (NasdaqGS:LULU - News) stock in recent months may find themselves in a cold sweat if the retailer's quarterly report on Wednesday shows strong signs that leggings and other yoga apparel are falling out of fashion. Lululemon already faces relentless competition from Under Armour …

  • As temperatures plunge, demand for winter clothing surges on the street

    By Tuesday, the temperature in Edmonton had plunged to –22 C, with a biting wind chill that can make it feel like –32. The brutally cold temperatures are dangerous for people living on the streets, said …

    As temperatures plunge, demand for winter clothing surges on the street

    By Tuesday, the temperature in Edmonton had plunged to –22 C, with a biting wind chill that can make it feel like –32. The brutally cold temperatures are dangerous for people living on the streets, said Kris Knutson, director of programs at the Mustard Seed. "When the temperatures drop to being this cold, there can be …

  • How to find out if that retail membership is actually worth the price

    Retail memberships are on the rise, but an expert explains to CNBC the steps consumers should take to figure out if it works for them.

    How to find out if that retail membership is actually worth the price

    Retail memberships are on the rise, but an expert explains to CNBC the steps consumers should take to figure out if it works for them.