Robert Kindler, Morgan Stanley vice chairman, explains why the market likes strategic deals and provides an overview of what's driving M&A activity and the prospects for the future.» Read More
Will the Ron Johnson model work for Best Buy? Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray, and Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer, discuss why the store-within-a-store strategy will work for BBY but not for JCPenny.
Restoration Hardware has unbelieveable momentum and is a "terrific company" that is shaking up the retail market for home furniture, CNBC's Jim Cramer said on "Squawk on the Street" Friday.
Dawn Zier, President & CEO of Nutrisystem, discusses her company's plans to set up programs designed to meet the needs of people with special dietary needs, and its expansion into selling its products in Wal-Mart.
Michael Odell, CEO of Pep Boys, reveals his company's new look and shares his plans to expand its business.
Harper Reed, CEO of Lunar explains how crowdsourcing - the process of getting work or funding from a crowd of people - works. He talks about how companies can utilize the power of crowdsourcing.
Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz, founders of B Team, want to encourage business leaders and young entrepreneurs to conduct business in a holistic manner and tackle global issues.
Chet Kanojia, CEO of Aereo, discusses his company's plan to expand its online programming service into Atlanta, despite controversy with television networks over its legality.
Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute founder, explains how a "split role" in executive leadership leads to "shopping" the company.
Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute founder, says for the past six months demand for industrial products tied to copper and steel have increased.
Chad Moutray, National Association of Manufacturers chief economist, explains how an unfavorable export climate is impeding the creation of manufacturing jobs.
Mark Tercek, President & CEO of The Nature Conservancy, discusses why investing in nature benefits business as well the environment.
Israel Ganot, Gazelle president, co-founder and CEO, shares his thoughts on Apple's new trade-in program, which aims to boost sales by encouraging customers to upgrade to newer models. His company, Gazelle, buys older phones from consumers.
Maria Molland, head of Europe at Fab.com, comments on their quick success and how the website plans to become the world's leader in "emotional e-commerce".
Steven Davis, Bob Evans Farms chairman & CEO, explains how he is transforming his restaurant chain to attract more customers.
Sanjay Poonen, SAP president mobile division, discusses which companies are likely to profit from the growing $10 billion business of selling your data.
Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation, talks about the Chinese film market, its "explosive" growth and how it will beat Hollywood in four years.
Simon Cooper, president for Asia Pacific of Marriott International, discusses doing business in Asia, "reputational" risks and Marriott's plans in Myanmar.
George Hongchoy, CEO of The Link REIT, says the company has no immediate plan to sell assets and is focused on upgrading their existing properties.
*Says has not yet decided whether to raise Cermaq bid. Oslo- born Fredriksen, estimated to be worth $11.5 billion by Forbes magazine, said he was focusing most of his shipping investments in oil rigs and that he had not yet decided whether to raise his $1.7 billion hostile bid for Norwegian salmon farmer Cermaq ASA.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin takes a look back at former star telecom analyst Andrew Grubman's fall from grace and asks him what he thinks about the current state of deal making.