Business Strategy Business Competition


  • We cannot live like we're in the 30s: Anders Borg

    Anders Borg, deputy chair of Kinnevik and former finance minister of Sweden, says there is much more competition now than in the past in telecoms.

  • Netflix falls despite earnings beat

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Netflix shares plunge on concerns about second quarter subscriber guidance, prompting several analysts to lower price targets on the stock.

  • Netflix tops Street but guidance disappoints.

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets breaks down Netflix's quarterly results as the company forecasts slowing subscriber growth in the U.S.

  • *Google 2015 revenues from ads on Android phones $11 bln- analyst. AMSTERDAM/ FRANKFURT, April 18- The European competition commission is gearing up to charge Google with giving unfair prominence to its own apps like search and maps in supplementary software licensing deals it strikes with mobile phone makers running its Android operating system, four sources...

  • LONDON, April 6- London's role as the world's main currency trading hub would be threatened by a British exit from the European Union, with Frankfurt, Paris, New York and Dublin the main beneficiaries, a survey of 12,000 market professionals showed on Wednesday. The poll of worldwide members of the ACI Financial Market Association put Frankfurt as the centre most...

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 4- South Africa's competition watchdog said it will request an extension to Tuesday's deadline to complete an investigation of Anheuser-Busch InBev's planned $106 billion takeover of SABMiller. "This transaction raises certain concerns which should be considered and addressed," said Competition Commission spokesman Itumeleng...

  • McDonald's 'new sheriff' give shares a boost

    Bob Derrington, Telsey Advisory Group, discusses how innovation is prompting a surge in shares of McDonald's with CEO Steve Easterbrook at the helm and fast food wars breaks out among the fast casual food group.

  • Pro targets Google's 'moonshot' at $1070

    Neil Doshi, Mizuho Securities, weighs in on potential leadership struggles in Alphabet's other units like Nest, and shares his thoughts on Google's long-term plays. Also Doshi weighs in on Yahoo's future.

  • Beer brewers' big battle

    Vivien Azer, Cowen & Company senior analyst, discusses the craft beer boom and its impact on big brewers.

  • Uber CEO: Some places are better at embracing change

    Travis Kalanick, Uber's CEO, talks about the difficulties of operating in some emerging markets and the amount of competition in China.

  • Aeropostale explores strategic alternatives

    The teen apparel retailer says they will be exploring strategic alternatives to better appeal to the rapidly changing tastes of consumers.

  • Boxing out warehouse deals

    Chieh Huang, Boxed CEO and co-founder, shares his plan to use mobile commerce to help consumers score warehouse deals without having to navigate a maze of aisles or transport large-scale goods. And Alan Patricof, Greycroft founder, provides insight.

  • CMA proposes to reform the energy market

    Ellen Fraser, partner for energy retail and utilities at Baringa Partners, discusses the U.K. competition watchdog's proposed reforms.

  • Camaro redesigns muscle car

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Chevy wants to reestablish the Camaro as the country's leading muscle car.

  • PayPal CFO: We grew over 200% last year

    John Rainey, PayPal CFO, shares his outlook on PayPal's growth and what the company is doing to combat growing competition in the mobile payment space.

  • FRANKFURT, March 2- Germany's cartel office is investigating Facebook for suspected abuse of market power over breaches of data protection laws in the first formal probe of the social network for violating competition rules. "For advertising-financed internet services such as Facebook, user data are hugely important," Federal Cartel Office President...

  • FRANKFURT, March 2- Germany's cartel office has opened an investigation into Facebook for suspected abuse of market power through breaches of data protection law, it said on Wednesday. For this reason it is essential to also examine under the aspect of abuse of market power whether the consumers are sufficiently informed about the type and extent of data...

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 26- Italy's antitrust authority wants to decide the fate of telecoms firm Hutchison's plan to merge its Italian subsidiary with a unit of Vimpelcom, pitting it against the EU competition authority which is currently reviewing the case. The Italian watchdog has asked the European Commission, which has been scrutinizing Hutchison's proposal to...

  • Ofcom announces decision on BT's Openreach

    Guy Peddy, head of European telecom research at Macquarie Group, discusses Ofcom's call for BT to reform its Openreach network.

  • We're bullish on telecoms: UBS strategist

    Nick Nelson, head of European equity strategy at UBS, discusses the telecoms sector and Ofcom's decision on BT's Openreach network.