Business Strategy


  • Les Moonves: Ratings not counted properly  Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber, and Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp. president & CEO, discuss if the networks ratings decline is a trend or if they are not being measured correctly.

  • The Apple watch doesn't matter—Here's what does Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:54 PM ET
    Tim Cook announced Apple Pay during a company special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on Sept. 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California.

    Sorry, Apple fans. The watch was cool but that wasn't the big deal of Apple's announcement. Here's what it was, says Michael Yoshikami—and it's a game-changer.

  • Vanity Fair's new establishment  Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    Vanity Fair's Betsy Kenny Lack provides insight to some of the greatest comeback stories in business.

  • Apple's strategy is 'very impressive': Pro  Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 5:40 AM ET

    Anil Doradla, CIO and portfolio manager at William Blair, says that what Apple is doing is "very impressive" and that Apple is expanding its "innovation gap" over its main competitors.

  • Will Apple enter the 'phablet' market?  Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Will Greenwald, analyst of consumer electronics at PC Magazine, comments on Apple ahead of the launch of new products and discusses whether it can retain its edge in the smartphone market

  • Can Apple lead in wearable technology?  Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Cyrus Mewawalla, managing director at CM Research, says Tuesday's Apple product launch could be the biggest launch since the iPad and discusses wearable technology.

  • GE-Electrolux in perspective  Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Discussing GE's $3.3 billion deal to sell its appliances unit to Sweden's Electrolux and why Wall Street has not reacted positively, with Christopher Glynn, Oppenheimer & Co., and David Nelson, Belpointe Asset Management.

  • Average American doing 'very badly': Survey  Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    Michael Porter, Harvard Business School professor, reveals the results of a recent study on U.S. competitiveness. What's not going well is America as a place to invest and create jobs, says Porter.

  • What Marriott will look like by 2017: CEO  Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Arne Sorenson, Marriott president & CEO, shares his company's expansion ideas after the company announced it plans to add up to 1,300 hotels worldwide in the next three years.

  • There's still hope for the US economy Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Kieth Miller on the assembly line building Victory motorcycles at the Polaris Industries factory on August 8, 2014 in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

    OK, so the jobs report wasn't great. But look past the headline and this recovery is on—even if it's not a straight line up, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • Live, work & play with Tesla in Carson City  Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    A vehicle charger at a Tesla Motors store

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks to the Mayor of Carson City, Nev., Bob Crowell, about the significance of landing Tesla's first gigafactory.

  • Tax inversion solution 'simple': Sen. Portman  Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) says "Congress knows what we have to do," to get to a competitive international system, in discussing tax inversions. He says the inversions are hurting the workers of America.

  • Sam Zell: Inversion 'a response' to existing law  Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments Chairman, addresses the American tax system, and shares his opinions on companies moving overseas.

  • Samsung Note 4 'won't be a game changer': Pro  Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Nick James, director of technology equity research at Numis Securities, discusses Samsung ahead of the expected release of its Note 4 device.

  • $1 Million furniture giveaway  Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Shoppers at Ashley Furniture are getting $1 million in free stuff, after the owner in College Station, Texas, said it would reimburse anything bought last week if A&M Aggies beat South Carolina Gamecocks by more than 10 points. Mark Wilks, Ashley Furniture Store owner, says he's happy about the deal.

  • Fast causal Freshii trends  Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Matthew Corrin, Freshii founder & CEO, discusses tax inversions and the fast casual food space. Corrin attributes their success to healthy eating trends which appeals to millennials.

  • Blast at BP refinery: What is the impact?  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:33 AM ET

    Tom Bergin, European corporate strategy correspondent at Reuters, discusses the short and long-term impacts the explosion at BP's Whiting refinery will have on the group.

  • Fee fight: Orbitz vs American  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    After American Airlines severed ties with Orbitz over a pricing dispute, Daniel Kurnos, Benchmark Company senior analyst, and Mike Miller, Miller Air Group president, discuss if airlines are being held hostage by travel companies.

  • E-commerce no growth story?  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Is e-commerce the growth story it's believed to be? Michael Stiller, Nasdaq Advisory Services tech analyst, discusses investing in pure e-commerce stocks like Amazon or eBay, versus brick and mortars adopting e-commerce strategies.

  • Beware of these hotel fees  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Are hotels getting fee-happy? Bjorn Hanson, New York University professor, discusses the rising trend of U.S. hotels charging excessive fees and surcharges to guests.