Business Competition


  • UPS Projects Record Shipping Season  Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Myron Gray, President of U.S. Operations at UPS, says the shipping company anticipates it will deliver an estimated 527 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, surpassing last year's total of 480 million.

  • Making a Case For the Entrepreneurial Spirit  Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    Steve Case, Startup America founder and chairman, discusses how compromises on taxes and spending will likely fuel American's entrepreneurial spirit and create jobs.

  • Xerox CEO Updates Strategy  Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 7:33 AM ET

    "We are focusing hard on driving our business, particularly in the fourth quarter towards stronger earnings," said Ursula Burns, Chairman and CEO of Xerox, discussing the 2013 outlook for her company, although the stock is down about twenty percent this year.

  • No More 'Thermonuclear War' For Apple?  Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Discussing whether Apple's patent settlement with HTC signals a change in strategy under Tim Cook, with Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein senior analyst.

  • Will Fiscal Cliff Fears Impact Black Friday?  Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 10:04 AM ET

    Chris Horvers, JPMorgan analyst, and David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets analyst, discuss how fiscal uncertainty will impact shopping habits this holiday season.

  • Monday Markets Roadmap  Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on the market-moving stories of the day; including lawmakers meeting to address the fiscal cliff problem; the $3.7 billion Leucadia deal to buy Jefferies; and a Black Friday retail war heating up.

  • 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.