China is losing competitiveness to lower-cost producing countries like Vietnam and Indonesia, which is pressurizing its manufacturing sector, says Stanley Szeto, Chairman & CEO of Lever Style.» Read More
PC sales plunged to record lows in the first quarter as tablets gain in popularity.
Shinola makes high-end watches and bicycles and is building a factory in Detroit, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Workers will assemble the company's 65 different styles of watches there.
Hon Hai, more commonly know by trade name Foxconn and the main manufacturer of Apple products, posted a 19 percent decline in sales in the first quarter.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rose sharply in February but a gauge of planned business spending slipped, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.
Manufacturing across the euro zone fell deeper into decline in March, although the Cyprus bailout crisis has yet to take a toll on factory activity, a business survey showed on Tuesday.
Detroit may be a mess, but analysts say its automakers are in the best shape in decades. And U.S. March auto sales due out Tuesday should be strong.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on manufacturing.
North Korea on Wednesday closed access to a joint factory zone that earns $2 billion a year in trade for the impoverished state but will allow hundreds of South Koreans to return home, allaying fears they could have been held hostage.
Major automakers posted strong monthly U.S. car sales last month, helped by growing confidence in the recovery and demand for pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles.
New console makers are taking on the titans of the videogame industry, betting that their cheaper, more mobile-like products will give them an edge over their bigger competitors.
The pace of expansion in the U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed in March, according to a new industry report released.
The results of a closely watched business confidence survey in Japan defying the optimism reflected in a soaring stock market.
Stocks kicked off the second quarter on a sour note Monday following a weaker-than-expected ISM manufacturing report and as investors took a breather after the S&P 500 finally broke through its record close last week.
Your smartphone may be on its way out as tech companies aim to put the power of a smartphone into wearable accessories. And Internet-connected eyeglasses is just the beginning.
Major sector indices start the second quarter with a perfect inverse image of first quarter performance. Dow Transports and small-cap stocks lag.
Subaru and General Motors are recalling cars to check for corroded brake lines and problems with heated steering wheels, officials said.
Vishnu Varathan, Senior Economist at Mizuho Corporate Bank reacts to the HSBC China March PMI with cautious optimism.
To gauge the strength of the recovery in the "workshop of the world," there are three key thresholds investors should monitor, says one economist.
Inc. explores five key factors to a successful manufacturing strategy, which can include specialty contract manufacturers right here at home.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest slowed in March as the new order rate pulled back, a new report showed.