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
CNBC's Herb Greenberg plays a game of "deal or no deal" and rounds up potential next takeover targets.
MILAN, May 17- U.S. tech giants Apple, Google and Amazon and French game developer Gameloft are under investigation in Italy for alleged unfair commercial practices, the country's antitrust and competition authority said. Google and Amazon could not immediately be reached for a reaction.
A senior German official has warned that Google may have such a dominant market position that a breakup of the company 'must be seriously considered.'
CNBC's Josh Lipton takes a look at how Apple's CarPlay will work in upcoming automobiles.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the growing trend among retailers to provide same day delivery service.
Doug Sanders, Sprouts Farmers Market president & CEO, discusses rising food costs and breaks down competition in the natural foods and organics space.
Weather can be devastating to a business. But some firms are trying to make money from nature's pain.
MEXICO CITY, April 29- Mexico's lower house of Congress voted to approve an economic competition bill on Tuesday, helping clear the path for other pending legislation, including a package of energy laws aimed at implementing a sector overhaul passed late last year.
Howard Schultz, Starbucks chairman & CEO, discusses his company's earnings and shares his thoughts on expanding its food product line. Schultz says his company's "secret sauce" is customization.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports how Instagram is disrupting business, and how some young users are making money.
John Stephens, AT&T CFO, delves into Ma Bell's quarterly numbers and weighs in on the company's strategy to increase its wireless subscribers.
It's not a dirty little secret anymore, says Heather Thomson, Yummie by Heather Thomson founder, discussing how her company is redefining the shapewear industry and carving out a piece of the market.
Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed, provides a preview of tech earnings and explains why Apple shares are flat.
Glatfelter CEO Dante Parrini provides insight on the company's transition into the single-serve coffee market, and how competitive its business is.
Glatfelter CEO Dante Parrini helps the "Squawk Box" crew understand how the paper for the Swiffer is made.
Hain cannot change the way consumers eat, buy and sell. There's not enough supply out there for us to do it alone, says Irwin Simon, Hain Celestial CEO, discussing Wal-Mart's expansion into the organic food market.
Richard Pops, chairman & CEO of Alkermes, discusses Alkermes' new injectable drug for the treatment of schizophrenia. We have more psychiatry products in our pipeline, reveals Pops.
PARIS/ ZURICH, April 10- France's competition authority is investigating drugmakers Roche and Novartis on suspicion they were involved in anti-competitive practices in relation to eye disease treatments, the companies said on Thursday.
Ron Shaich, Panera Bread chairman and CEO, shares his company's plan to boost sales by embracing technology.
Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, discusses Amazon's efforts to expand its business model to include a device that will complete with Netflix and YouTube for content.