Business Competition


  • 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.

  • Domino's CEO Slices Up Q2 Earnings     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 7:41 AM ET

    Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza president & CEO, discusses his company's earnings beat on both the top and bottom line and declaring a special dividend of $3 per share.

  • Will Apple Disappoint on Tuesday?     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 11:47 AM ET

    A preview of Apple's earnings next week and a look at how the tech giant stacks up against its competitors, with Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford Bernstein analyst.

  • Kayak vs. Online Travel Competition     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    Linda Abraham, Comscore co-founder, provides a look at some of the key statistics on Kayak's IPO and how it stacks up to its online travel competitors.

  • Fab.com CEO: Transform the Way You Shop     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    Jason Goldberg, Fab.com founder & CEO, discusses how his company is changing the way people shop, and how he was able to raise $105 million in funding.

  • Verizon's Earnings Results Rise     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Jennifer Fritzsche, Wells Fargo Securities analyst, breaks down the numbers on the telecom carrier and weighs in on increased competition within the mobile industry.

  • Express Script & Walgreen Reach New Deal     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 9:18 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew weighs in on a new pharmacy network agreement reached between Express Script and Walgreen. Stock in both companies jumped higher on the announcement.

  • Analyst Call on Amazon Phone: Hang Up!     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird analyst explains why he doesn't think Amazon should focus on smartphones.

  • Roadmap for Friday's Markets     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on all the market moving stories today, including an earnings beat and restatement of first quarter results from JPMorgan; Moody's downgrade of Italian government bonds; and speculation about an Amazon smartphone, and the stiff competition it faces from Apple.

  • Duke Energy's Loss of Confidence     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    Why did Duke Energy's board abruptly replace Bill Johnson as CEO of the newly merged companies? Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, provides perspective.

  • Private Equity: More Than Just Capital     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 7:40 AM ET

    Steve Judge, Private Equity Growth Capital Council president & CEO, explains how private equity builds stronger companies that are better able to compete in the global marketplace.

  • Yahoo on the Search for a New CEO     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    Jordan Rohan, Stifel Nicolaus senior analyst, discusses Yahoo's efforts to find a new top executive, and explains why he thinks Ross Levinsohn is the top contender for the spot, and has set a price target of $21 a share on the stock.