Business Competition


  • 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.

  • Macy's Earnings Beat , But Is It a Bargain?     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital analyst, discusses whether Macy's can continue its winning streak and explains why she has an "outperform" rating on the stock and a $44 price target.

  • Trading Apple As It Nears All-Time Highs     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    Peter Misek, Jefferies senior tech analyst, and Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray managing director, discuss the play on Apple's competition with tech giant Google.

  • Amazon Takes on Zynga     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports what's behind Amazon's new social game studio and its first Facebook game, and a look at its impact on the stock, with Mark Mahaney, Citi Research analyst.

  • LinkedIn Shows Social Networks How It's Done     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO, breaks down his company's upbeat Q2 results, and discusses potential growth opportunities in mobile app advertising, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • StockTwits CEO on Twitter Battle     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Howard Lindzon, StockTwits CEO, discusses Twitter's decision to use the dollar sign to "tweet" about stocks and its impact on StockTwit.

  • Battle of the E-mails: Microsoft vs. the Web     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    Dylan Tweney,VentureBeat, and Scott Stein, CNET.com, discuss whether Microsoft will be able to win the fight in the web mail space against such competitors as Gmail and Yahoo.

  • Cooking Up New Restaurants with Boulud     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Daniel Boulud, DBGB Kitchen & Bar executive chef, discusses competing for customers in the restaurant business and his plans to serve up a new line of gourmet food.

  • A Tale of Two Middle Markets Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:50 AM ET

    The new normal is an era of uncertainty.  There are practical steps a middle market company can take to stay on course and even grow.

  • Growth Firms, Large-Cap Resources Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    One common misconception is that the “equity” in private equity begins and ends with money. Of course, new financing can help companies expand during a downturn, add staff or manufacturing capacity, and pay down loans, but today’s firms must bring intellectual capital to the table to be successful.

  • Shutterfly's Q2 Results Beat the Street     Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    Jeffrey Housenbold, CEO of Shutterfly, discusses his company's second quarter earnings and how the online photo service company plans to stay competitive in the hot internet space.

  • Slowdown in Travel & Luxury Markets?     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 10:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports the sluggish economy is heating up competition between rival hotel chains and the airlines industry.

  • Faber Report: Wireless Wars     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports on AT&T's mixed earnings results and the battle for wireless customers.