Business Competition


  • McDonald's Will Post Calories Nationwide     Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    Jan Fields, McDonald's USA president announces the company will now post calories for all items on its menu boards and drive-thru menus in the U.S.

  • Rating Zuckerberg's Remarks     Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    "I think the interview went very well yesterday," says Ken Sena, Evercore Partners, discussing Zuckerberg's interview, and weighing in on whether Facebook will be able to monetize it's mobile operations. "Facebook looks to be a share loser," he added.

  • Apple to Unveil Its Next Big Product     Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    A look at what to expect from Apple's new smartphone, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Help Wanted!: Engineers     Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports automakers are scrambling to hire engineers, as competition for skilled workers heats up.

  • "I'm in for the long-haul; I just bought a bunch of shares a few months ago. I think this company is going to do fantastic in the new world of payments," says Douglas Bergeron, VeriFone chairman & CEO, defending his company's weaker-than-expected third quarter earnings; the slowdown in Europe; and growing competition in the electronic payment space.

  • Will Amazon's New Kindle Ignite Tablet Wars?     Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 6:51 AM ET

    Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, weighs in on Amazon's expected unveiling of its new Kindle Fire, and why he thinks the company is a "buy" here.

  • Does Apple Have Google in Its Crosshairs?     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    Now that Apple defeated Samsung in the courts, is the tech giant getting ready to do battle with Google? Tim Bradshaw, The Financial Times technology correspondent, and Dylan Tweney, VentureBeat executive editor, weigh in.

  • Apple's Big Win Over Samsung     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the latest details on Apple's major court victory over a contentious patent dispute.

  • Secrets of Venture Capitalists Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    Ask most VCs how they select winners and they'll say a key factor is people making the pitch. Take a closer look at common traits that distinguish leaders and winning ventures.

  • Will Apple's iPhone 5 Boost Sales?     Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

    Jason Tanz, Wired Magazine senior business editor, discusses the debut of Apple's iPhone 5, and the increase competition for smartphone customers.

  • Salesforce Results Hits, Outlook Miss     Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 9:50 AM ET

    Joel Fishbein, Lazard Capital Markets analyst, and Robert Breza, RBC Capital Markets analyst, discuss whether now is the time to invest in the maker of cloud-based software.

  • Annie's CEO on Drought & Food Prices     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 10:34 AM ET

    John Foraker, Annie's CEO, discusses how food companies are faring as commodity prices rise due to the huge drought.

  • Tablet Wars Heat Up: Bye Bye Nook?     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 10:20 AM ET

    Miriam Gottfried,The Wall Street Journal reporter, takes a look at the list of tablets on the market and weighs in on which device is losing ground, with Brian Cooley, CNET editor-at-large.

  • Saving Europe, But at What Cost?     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 8:02 AM ET

    Gillian Tett, Financial Times U.S. managing editor, discusses how austerity measures are likely to cripple growth in the euro zone and whether Greece will leave the euro.

  • Home Depot EPS Beats, But Sales Miss     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 10:07 AM ET

    David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets analyst, and Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray analyst, discuss the play on Home Depot's earnings.

  • Next Innovation Superstar?     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    A look at the inside competition to find the next generation of innovation superstars, with Spencer Hewett, Thiel Fellow and creator of a solution to eliminate shoplifting and checkout lines.

  • Stripe: PayPal's Biggest Threat?     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    John Collison, Stripe co-founder and president, discusses how new technology has increased competition in mobile payments.

  • It's a Bull Market for Tech Patents     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Richard Lutton, Apple's former patent chief, explains how competition for intellectual property has created a slew of patent lawsuits among some of the world's largest companies.

  • Molly Maid Cleans Up on Franchise Growth     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 6:40 AM ET

    Craig Donaldson, Molly Maid CEO, shares his company's growth strategy through franchise expansion.

  • Square-Starbucks Deal Weighs on Verifone     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 10:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans talks to the CEO of Verifone about whether his company can survive the growing competition in mobile payments.