Business Expansion


  • Alibaba's push into cloud makes sense: Pro

    Brad Gastwirth, CEO of ABR Investment Strategy, says it makes sense for Alibaba to forge partnerships instead of investing into new data services abroad.

  • Tracking Alibaba's push into the cloud

    Jeffrey Yao, associate vice president, Enterprise System, Software and Services Research at IDC China, discusses the competitiveness of Aliyun - Alibaba's cloud division.

  • Why Alibaba is moving further into the cloud

    Cynthia Meng, MD of China and Hong Kong Telecoms, Media and Technology Equity Research at Jefferies, discusses Alibaba's decision to bolster its global cloud offerings.

  • COMO Hotels: We offer exclusive experiences

    Hans Jorg Meier, chief operating officer of COMO Hotels and Resorts, explains the type of "exclusive experience" that the hotel aims to offer.

  • Tech realty goes retro

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports technology is driving a revival of Class B office space.

  • Xiaomi's Barra: New online store is a 'teaser'

    Hugo Barra, vice president of International at Xiaomi, explains the Chinese smartphone maker's decision to launch an online accessory store in the U.S. and major European countries.

  • Top states & the 2016 election

    CNBC's Scott Cohn digs into data on governors from the Top States for Business list who have declared they are running for president.

  • Veeam Software CEO: 'We have no plans for IPO'

    Ratmir Timashev, president & CEO of Veeam Software, says the Switzerland-based company prefers to stay private because that will give it "the ability to execute without pressure from external investors."

  • Mondelez plants in Chicago and Mexico compete for expansion

    Mondelez will decide between plants in Chicago and Mexico for a major new investment.

  • Tracking Alibaba's management shake-up

    Alibaba's new CEO Daniel Zhang, who is currently the group's chief operating officer, could play a key role in expanding Alibaba beyond e-commerce, says Gil Luria, managing director of Wedbush Securities.

  • BlaBlaCar co-founder on expansion plans

    Could BlaBlaCar be the next success story for Europe, as it makes more acquisitions and expansion plans? Nicolas Brusson, co-founder and COO of BlaBlaCar, talks about the company's recent developments.

  • Tokopedia: What we learnt from SoftBank, Sequoia

    William Tanuwijaya, co-founder and CEO at Tokopedia, says investments from Japanese conglomerate Softbank and Sequoia Capital help it to attract Indonesian talents overseas.

  • Ford CEO: 'China is still a good growth market'

    Speaking to CNBC at the Shanghai Auto Show, Mark Fields, CEO of Ford, says China remains the world's largest growth market with GDP estimates of 7 percent this year.

  • Cargill: Being private is important for us

    Alan Willits, Asia Pacific chairman of Cargill, says Cargill's status as a privately-held company is important for it to operate on "long-term beliefs."

  • We're expanding our demographic appeal: Men's Wearhouse CEO

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan sits down with Douglas Ewert, Men's Wearhouse CEO, to discuss the company's acquisitions and business strategies including Men's Wearhouse joining forces with Joseph Abboud and Joseph A. Bank.

  • Not trying to be next Chipotle: LOCO CEO

    Steve Sather, El Pollo Loco CEO, projects his outlook on his franchise including expanding options and labor costs.

  • Cuba opens doors to biz

    CNBC's Michelle-Caruso Cabrera sits down with Stefan Selig, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, to discuss American business opportunities in Cuba.

  • Telenor's 'big potential' for expansion

    Telenor is planning to expand into countries like Malaysia, India and Bangladesh. Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor says he sees "big potential" in this region.

  • Twitter takes to new heights with global expansion

    Twitter earnings: Scott Kessler, senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ says Twitter has done a great job with global expansion; however the question now is how can Twitter push its brand message and increase monetisation.

  • Medium-sized businesses are a 'success story'

    A new Deloitte report states that the top 1000 medium-sized business contribute more than 9 percent to U.K.'s economy. Chris Gentle, head of Insight at Deloitte UK discusses the report, saying two thirds of these companies are outside of London and the South East.