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
Cash-strapped Chinese solar panel maker Suntech Power is likely to be bailed out by the state, despite a temporary reprieve from some debt holders, as it struggles to cover a $541 million convertible bond.
Years of inflation in Chinese wages and freight costs have chased several US manufacturers back home from China. Now a British food producer is delivering arguably the ultimate blow to the one-time factory of the world. The FT reports.
How a Brooklyn startup MakerBot went from prototyping shot glasses to creating some of the world's most popular and affordable 3-D printers.
Employers are reaching their limit stretching the workweek, so they may have to start hiring soon. USA Today reports.
Days before Samsung unveils its new Galaxy smartphone Thursday, there's been no shortage of rumors about the device.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss the agreement between Icahn and Dell that allows the billionaire investor to review the PC maker's books; and discussing the first consumer LED lightbulb, with Chuck Swoboda, Cree CEO.
In China, with wages rising rapidly and shifts towards moving up the factory food chain, CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at one garment factory's efforts to stay competitive.
James Ross, senior portfolio manager, Alliance Bernstein, talks to CNBC about technology investments and how 3D printing will change traditional manufacturing "big time".
One analyst has told CNBC that 2013 could well be the year robots become a force to be reckoned with.
British Airways is set to debut the double-decker Airbus A380 seating on the London to Los Angeles route.
Data from China over the weekend revealed an uneven pace of the nation's economic recovery, with rising inflation and slowing industrial production. CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a closer look at the figures.
This small Massachusetts factory has avoided layoffs for years by retraining workers and offering incentive pay. It's a trust thing.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.
Debating whether to be bullish or bearish on CAT, with the Fast Money traders.
Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Brian Levitt, OppenheimerFunds; Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli provide their final predictions on Friday's jobs number.
With oil production at a twenty year high and predictions of a manufacturing renaissance for the U.S. economy, one of the world's largest investment banks has detailed how the "shale revolution" will negatively affect emerging markets such as China.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest data on new orders for durable and non-durable goods.
Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Brian Levitt, OppenheimerFunds; and Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ, provide a preview of Friday's jobs report and the outlook on the U.S. economy and markets.
Toyota will reshuffle its top bosses and take the axe to its decision making structure, part of a move to put lower-ranked workers in day-to-day command as it seeks faster responses to market changes, the firm said on Wednesday.
Samsung Electronics is set to invest about $110 million in struggling Sharp, a deal that will ensure it a smooth supply of large-sized TV panels and help bolster the Japanese company's chances of survival.