Companies including Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, Apple Inc and PepsiCo have shown they're able to take advantage of quality, trendiness, and, in the case of Pepsi's snack foods, market dominance, to maintain high prices or even raise them faster than the inflation rate, now at about 2.1 percent in the U.S.» Read More
Daisuke Wakabayashi, The Wall Street Journal, discusses the likelihood of a Sony spin-off and what the reconfigured company might look like.
Jeffery Boyd, Priceline.com president and CEO, defends his company's business model to grow and improve the performance of its brand.
The online travel site reported profits of $5.76 a share on revenues of $1.30 billion. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, breaks down the numbers and provides an outlook on the company's growth.
Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, discusses the impact of a tax on brick & mortar stores versus online retailers.
A bill which requires retailers to tax online customers is headed to the House, but it faces opposition. Rep. Derek Kilmer, Congressman, (D-WA); and Rep. Steve Daines, (R-MT), discuss the pros and cons of the legislation.
Discussing the business model of the Financial Times, and how mobile has impacted the newspaper industry, with Financial Times Group's CEO John Ridding.
A commercial for Microsoft's Windows phone mocks the smartphone war between Apple and Samsung. Jonathan Geller, BGR and Sascha Sagan, PC Magazine Mobile, discuss whether this will work for Microsoft sales, whether tablets might be obsolete in 5 years, and Google's next big product.
Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital analyst, weighs in on whether the additional capital will be enough for the retailer to implement its turnaround plan.
Long-time Apple fan Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, explains why he changed his mind and did not buy Samsung's Galaxy S4 this weekend.
"I think China still's a tremendous growth opportunity," said McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, talking with CNBC's Carl Quintanilla about whether the bird flu scare in China is impacting growth prospects in that country.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla talks with McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, about the company's initiatives to drive sales and improve growth.
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, has the play on the Internet giant, after reporting mixed Q1 results on Thursday.
Hector Ruiz, "Slingshot" author, discusses Advanced Micro Devices' antitrust fight with Intel.
Ted Livingston, CEO of Kik, discusses how he was able to acquire 50 million users and raise $19.5 million for his startup company.
Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst, takes a look at what's driving the streaming company's profits, and how to play it.
Paul Meeks, Saturna Capital analyst, has the long-term play on the tech giant's recent decline, explaining he thinks the company will introduce "enough fresh stuff" to see the "emergence of the growth story."
"I want a company that realizes they have my client's money and can give it back to them," said Ben Reitzes, Barclays analyst, discussing what he hopes to hear from Apple's call after reporting its quarterly results today.
Keith Bachman, BMO Capital Markets analyst, explains why he thinks Samsung will likely outgrow Apple in the smartphone market this year.
Dennis Berman, WSJ Marketplace editor & columnist, pulls back the curtain on the tech giant to see what's upsetting the Apple cart, as competition heats up in the tech space.
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, shares his plays on the tech giant, ahead of its numbers, due after the closing bell.