Business Competition


  • Bitter Rivals in the Coffee Space     Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg offers insight on Green Mountain and Starbucks.

  • Wal-Mart Moves Up Black Friday     Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 10:44 AM ET

    The retail giant is moving up its Black Friday sales to begin at 8pm on Thanksgiving night. Will its competitors follow suit? Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, weighs in on the strategy.

  • AT&T Chairman & CEO: 'We Are Not Behind Japan'     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    Randall Stephenson, Chairman & CEO of AT&T, discusses his company's plans to step up its capital investments; expand the broadband network; increase returns to investors; and compete in the wireless universe.

  • A Spooky October For Apple Investors     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    Will Power, Robert W. Baird analyst, explains why shares of the tech giant are off nearly 11% in the month of October. Also, Ed Maguire, CLSA analyst, weighs in on whether it is time to buy Microsoft.

  • Apple Takes a Bite Out of Pandora     Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 11:54 AM ET

    Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, weighs in on whether Pandora will be able to compete with an Apple radio streaming service.

  • Amazon Shares Up Despite Earnings Miss     Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    Anthony DiClemente, Barclays, and Channing Smith, Capital Advisors vice president, discuss the outlook on Amazon and whether investors should own the stock.

  • The Sweet Side of Dunkin'     Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    Nigel Travis, Dunkin' Brands CEO, discusses the company's mixed earnings, and why he feels the company has the power to continue to grow.

  • Microsoft's Big Pitch on Windows 8     Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Microsoft changing tactics in the tablet wars.

  • Another Warning Signal at Best Buy     Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar analyst, discusses the latest management changes at Best Buy, and weighs in on the company's warning on earnings.

  • Microsoft's New Look: Windows 8     Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 8:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Steve Ballmer, CEO & Director of Microsoft, about the company's new product, and how it's "Surface" tablet is going to measure up against the competition.

  • Panera Bread's Earning Rise: CEO     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 10:25 AM ET

    Ron Shaich, Co-CEO of Panera Bread, discusses why his company is raising its full-year guidance, and outperforming the competition.

  • Faber Report: AT&T Q3 Earnings Mixed     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 9:38 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber takes a look at AT&T's third quarter earnings, as the flow of customers into its wireless stores slowed, and competition for customers heats up.

  • What's on Tap For Apple?     Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 7:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt, provides a preview of Apple's latest device, the iPad Mini, and discussing how this newest product will impact the company's stock, with Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets.

  • The Triumph of Politics Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 6:51 PM ET

    In Europe, China and America, the major determinants of economic and market performance in the year ahead are political, not economic.

  • Kids Using iPads, What About Toys?     Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 2:36 PM ET

    More children are using tablets like Apple's iPad. Sean McGowan, Needham & Company, discusses how this may affect traditional toymakers and their stocks. Tyler Gray, Fast Company, thinks the iPad could be bad for kids.

  • Clash of the Tech Titans This Week     Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 11:41 AM ET

    Discussing what's at stake this week as Yahoo announces earnings; and Microsoft, Apple, and Google prepare to launch new devices, with Dylan Tweney, VentureBeat executive editor, and Paul Sloan, CNET executive editor.

  • Monday's Market Rundown     Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team report on the mornings market-moving stories, and what investors should be looking for, including the selloff in techs; Caterpillar's earnings and forecast; Microsoft's Windows 8 launch; and more.

  • Pay Czar Feinberg on Pandit's Pay     Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    Kenneth Feinberg, Feinberg Rozen, weighs in on excessive compensation on Wall Street, and what's driving higher payouts to top executives.

  • How to Play Microsoft's Earnings Miss     Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 10:05 AM ET

    A look at Windows 8 and whether it will be a game changer for Microsoft, with Richard Sherlund, Nomura Securities. Also, Sherlund explains why he has a "Buy" rating on the stock and $37 price target.

  • Manufacturing: The End of Cheap China Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 10:01 AM ET

    What do soaring Chinese wages mean for global manufacturing?