Miriam Sontz, Powell's Books CEO, says Amazon's brick and mortar buzz is a great acknowledgment there is something special about shopping in bookstores versus online. Sontz also addresses the high cost of renting space.» Read More
A former McDonald’s executive and a food-obsessed investment banker are trying to blow up the fast food industry. How? They’re building a chain of restaurants — called Lyfe Kitchen — serving locally grown, sustainable, gourmet, fast, and cheap meals.
What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.
Tero Kuittinen, Alekstra analyst, and Sarah Rotman Forrester Research analyst, discuss whether Apple made the correct strategic choice by keeping their price point higher than the competition. "It's really about the apps," Rotman added.
Myron Gray, President of U.S. Operations at UPS, says the shipping company anticipates it will deliver an estimated 527 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, surpassing last year's total of 480 million.
Steve Case, Startup America founder and chairman, discusses how compromises on taxes and spending will likely fuel American's entrepreneurial spirit and create jobs.
"We are focusing hard on driving our business, particularly in the fourth quarter towards stronger earnings," said Ursula Burns, Chairman and CEO of Xerox, discussing the 2013 outlook for her company, although the stock is down about twenty percent this year.
Discussing whether Apple's patent settlement with HTC signals a change in strategy under Tim Cook, with Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein senior analyst.
Chris Horvers, JPMorgan analyst, and David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets analyst, discuss how fiscal uncertainty will impact shopping habits this holiday season.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on the market-moving stories of the day; including lawmakers meeting to address the fiscal cliff problem; the $3.7 billion Leucadia deal to buy Jefferies; and a Black Friday retail war heating up.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg offers insight on Green Mountain and Starbucks.
The retail giant is moving up its Black Friday sales to begin at 8pm on Thanksgiving night. Will its competitors follow suit? Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, weighs in on the strategy.
Randall Stephenson, Chairman & CEO of AT&T, discusses his company's plans to step up its capital investments; expand the broadband network; increase returns to investors; and compete in the wireless universe.
Will Power, Robert W. Baird analyst, explains why shares of the tech giant are off nearly 11% in the month of October. Also, Ed Maguire, CLSA analyst, weighs in on whether it is time to buy Microsoft.
Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, weighs in on whether Pandora will be able to compete with an Apple radio streaming service.
Anthony DiClemente, Barclays, and Channing Smith, Capital Advisors vice president, discuss the outlook on Amazon and whether investors should own the stock.
Nigel Travis, Dunkin' Brands CEO, discusses the company's mixed earnings, and why he feels the company has the power to continue to grow.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Microsoft changing tactics in the tablet wars.
R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar analyst, discusses the latest management changes at Best Buy, and weighs in on the company's warning on earnings.
CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Steve Ballmer, CEO & Director of Microsoft, about the company's new product, and how it's "Surface" tablet is going to measure up against the competition.