Business Competition


  • Top 10 Disruptors Empowering Consumers Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:02 PM ET

    Every now and then, a product or business comes along that manages to shift the paradigm, completely reshaping the way consumers interact with goods and services. Such disruption, though, often comes at the expense of established businesses – and even entire industries.

  • Disruptors Reinventing the Retail Marketplace Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:02 PM ET

    While there’s been an explosion of apps and websites bringing retail online, the latest wave of innovation is focused on bringing mobile technology into brick-and-mortar retailers.

  • Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.

  • Eyeing Google's Q3 Earnings     Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    Benjamin Schachter, Macquarie Securities analyst, provides a preview of the tech giant's third quarter numbers, and explains why he maintains a $725 price target on the stock.

  • American Express Q3 Earnings Meets Estimates     Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    David Darst, Guggenheim Securities managing director, breaks down the numbers on the company's third quarter earnings, and why he downgraded AXP to "Neutral."

  • Intel & IBM: More Trouble Ahead?     Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    What can "Big Blue" and Intel do to innovate and stay on top of the tech sector? Jason Tanz, Wired Magazine senior business editor, weighs in.

  • Pandit's Exit 'Smacks of a Coup': Author     Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 11:18 AM ET

    Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair contributing editor, discusses the quick departure of Vikram Pandit and why it doesn't add up.

  • Microsoft's Push Into Music     Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 10:22 AM ET

    Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft senior vice president, discusses the launch of Xbox Music, and competition with the likes of Pandora and Spotify, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin

  • California's Pipeline Problem     Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Bill Allayaud, Environmental Working Group, says drilling isn't the fix in California's energy crisis.

  • E-Commerce War: Amazon vs. Wal-Mart     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    Wal-Mart takes on Amazon in online same-day delivery, with the FMHR traders. Meanwhile Jeff Sonnenfeld, former professor at Harvard Business School, grades Apple CEO Tim Cook.

  • iPad Mini: Friend or Foe For Investors?     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:16 AM ET

    Debating whether Apple's new tablet will negatively impact the stock, with Lance Ulanoff, Mashable editor-in-chief, and Rocco Pendola, TheStreet.com contributor.

  • Microsoft Trims Ballmer's Bonus     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:02 AM ET

    Discussing the culture of Microsoft and whether the tech giant is becoming more like Apple, with Robert Kaplan, Harvard Business School professor.

  • Yum Brands Beats Street Expectations     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, and Jeffrey Bernstein break down the company's third quarter earnings of $0.99 per share versus $0.97 est, on revenues of $3.57 billion.

  • Wal-Mart Tests Same-Day Delivery     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest details from Wal-Mart's investor meeting, and discussing the growing competition between the big box store and Amazon, with Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group.

  • Apple Shares Lose iPhone 5 Bounce     Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:18 AM ET

    Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, weighs in on Apple's supply production issues and whether the company will debut an iPad Mini in the near future.

  • What the Elections Mean for US Businesses     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 9:40 PM ET

    Steven Okun, Chairman of the Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) discusses the implications of the U.S. elections for the overseas business community.

  • CEO Declares Free Broadband For the Masses     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    Stephen Stokols, FreedomPop CEO, discusses his plans to offer free 4G beta service to broadband users and save customers hundreds of dollars a year.

  • MetroPCS Down on Merger Reports     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 10:09 AM ET

    James Moorman, S&P Capital IQ equity analyst, discusses the merger of MetroPCS and T-Mobile, and takes a look at what's ahead for competitor, Sprint.

  • Chinese Company Jolts US Jobs Market     Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    David Schmoock, North American President of Lenovo, discusses his company's move to build PCs in the U.S., with "Squawk on the Street's" Carl Quintanilla.

  • Loose Seats Adds to American Airlines' Woes     Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    What is the fallout for AMR, and will any of its competitors stand to benefit? Jeff Kauffman, Sterne Agee analyst, weighs in with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.