Business Competition


  • Increasing America's Competitive Edge     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 2:05 PM ET

    Building strategies to keep America competitive and revitalize its manufacturing base, with Chad Holliday, Bank of America chairman of the board.

  • Samsung's Big Bet: Galaxy Nexus     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 1:49 PM ET

    The Power Lunch crew gives viewers a peek at Samsung's new Galaxy Nexus and what it means for the competition.

  • Lazear on Unemployment Rate Drop     Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 8:41 AM ET

    Insight on why the unemployment rate dropped .4 percent and whether it is a sampling error, with Edward Lazear, former Council of Economic Advisers president/Stanford University economics professor.

  • CNBCs Rick Santelli says he does not "trust the unemployment rate," because of the political movement that could alter numbers significantly.

  • Steve Case: Making the Case for Start Ups     Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 7:48 AM ET

    Insight on whether entrepreneurs are seeing the growth needed for job creation, with Steve Case, AOL co-founder.

  • Business Leaders on Creating Jobs     Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 7:15 AM ET

    Strategies for creating jobs in the nation, and a look at whether the financial sector is regulated appropriately to maintain a competitive business model, with Brad Anderson, former Best Buy CEO; Tom Stemberg, Staples founder; John Allison, former BBT CEO, and Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

  • Creating Jobs in America     Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 8:55 AM ET

    Strategies for business growth and job creation, with Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO.

  • Boosting U.S. Business     Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 7:14 AM ET

    Weighing in on how regulation is slowing down business growth, with Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO, who also adds that S&P's downgrade of banks is untimely .

  • With the success of online deal sites including Groupon, hundreds of imitators have cropped up. But some small-business owners have doubts about the business model's effectiveness.

  • Toys Retailer Talks Business     Friday, 25 Nov 2011 | 10:30 AM ET

    Ted Frankel, Tom's Toys owner, discusses demand for kids' toys this holiday season. "Free gift wrapping is a major draw," he says.

  • Lord & Taylor CEO Talks Black Friday     Friday, 25 Nov 2011 | 10:10 AM ET

    How Lord & Taylor is defending its market share during the Black Friday season, with Brendan Hoffman, Lord & Taylor CEO. "Being able to reach out to the younger consumer through social media and mobil devices is a great advantage," he says.

  • FCC vs. AT&T     Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 1:30 PM ET

    AT&T's planned $39 billion merger with T-Mobile hits a roadblock. Insight and analysis, with Jeff Kagan, tech analyst.

  • Millennials Key to Rebuilding U.S. Economy Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 10:05 AM ET
    Young Employees

    Even in a weak economy, there continues to be a strong interest among the millennial generation in pursuing an entrepreneurial career, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Merry Mobile Christmas: MCommerce Takes Off Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 8:27 AM ET

    As shoppers hunt down bargains and gift ideas for the holidays, it will be hard for some to remember a time when they couldn’t pull out their smartphone and hunt down a store location, compare a product’s price, or scan customer reviews.

  • Blog: Marathon Lessons for the Corporate World Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 8:33 AM ET
    The man running near the river

    Novice runners often make the mistake of training hard all the time, assuming that the harder they work, the faster they will become and many companies and employees make the same mistake in the office as novice runners do on the road.

  • Higher Ambition

    A new book details what it really takes to be a good leader in today's world including asking, "Does your CEO pass the kitchen test?"

  • To Create Jobs, Help Entrepreneurs: Steve Case Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 1:16 PM ET

    Help the entrepreneurs and you'll get more than new products — you'll get thousands of new jobs, AOL  co-founder Steve Case told CNBC.

  • Creating Jobs in America     Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    Focus on entrepreneurship, says Steve Case, AOL co-founder/White House Council on Jobs & Competitiveness president, who adds that building companies will accelerate growth in jobs.

  • Startup Weekend

    More than 35,000 entrepreneurs around the world have gone through the Startup Weekend program since 2009. Now the co-founders are sharing their best practices in a new book of how in 54 hours entrepreneurs can go from pitching their ideas to creating a new business.

  • What's Killing the American Entrepreneur? Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 1:57 PM ET
    Entrepreneurial DNA

    The author writes that in his work, "studying the traits of thousands of entrepreneurs, I found that the leading cause of frustration and failure in the self-employed community is the one-size-fits-all approach to entrepreneurship."