• Breaking News: Yahoo Wednesday, 6 Dec 2006 | 3:20 PM ET

    The writing was on the wall the moment Yahoo hired Hillary Schneider. The media executive from the former Knight Ridder was brought on to run Yahoo's new Marketplace initiative. But she wasn't to report to CEO Terry Semel, or even COO Dan Rosensweig. Nope, she would report to CFO Sue Decker.

  • Rob Frankel, Founder, RobFrankel.com Tuesday, 5 Dec 2006 | 5:01 PM ET

    In an exclusive live interview on cnbc.com’s home page, the branding guru tells CNBC's Liz Claman what firms must remember to keep customer loyalty in 2007.

  • CNBC Exclusive: New Tool For Lower Escrow Fees Tuesday, 5 Dec 2006 | 9:29 AM ET

    With the U.S. housing market slowing--consumers are starting to balk at some closing costs. They sometimes pay thousands of dollars in vague fees. In a CNBC exclusive on “Squawk Box”, Jane Wells discovered Lowerfees.com. The site launches today and hopes to create an open competitive place for real estate transaction fees.

  • Wii Seen As Holiday Sales Winner Monday, 4 Dec 2006 | 6:07 PM ET
    Nintendo Wii

    With Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation 3 crowding the videogame market, Nintendo’s Wii has plenty of competition. But the newcomer to the gaming console sector is doing just fine, IGN's Chris Carle told “Squawk Box.”

  • Wal-Mart Eyes iTune Turf Wednesday, 29 Nov 2006 | 5:45 PM ET

    Will DVDs go the way of vaudeville? Wal-Mart may be helping to speed up the digital revolution – and to drive hard-copy entertainment to extinction.

  • Shape Up, Ship Out Monday, 27 Nov 2006 | 5:01 PM ET

    It killed eToys.  It’s the great equalizer between brick and click retail. It’s shipping – and when the U.S. Postal Service didn’t satisfy demand, the United Parcel Service and Fedex saw their opportunity.

  • Attn., Spielberg: Desperately Seeking Web Video? Monday, 27 Nov 2006 | 1:55 PM ET

    Why pay to see Web video when you can get paid to submit it?  That’s the sales pitch from Break.com, which is battling better-known rival YouTube for dominance of the user-generated vid arena.

  • Cyber Monday Kicks Off Online Shopping Season Monday, 27 Nov 2006 | 11:43 AM ET

    Cyber Monday – the official start of the online shopping season – kicked off today.  Analysts predict almost $460 billion in holiday sales are up for grabs this year, and retailers are boosting their search engine marketing budgets to draw in shoppers.