Melissa Repko

Retail & Consumer Reporter


Melissa Repko is a retail reporter for CNBC. She covers the country’s largest grocers and big-box chains, including Walmart, Target and Home Depot, along with department stores, discounters and specialty retailers. She closely follows shopping trends and writes about how the labor market and economic conditions influence consumer spending. Prior to joining CNBC, she reported for The Dallas Morning News, The Oregonian, ABC News and The Buffalo News. Along with appearing on CNBC, she’s been on NBC’s “Today” and “Nightly News with Lester Holt” and “PBS NewsHour.”