Business Strategy


  • Making it in Silicon Valley     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    SupportPay helps divorced parents manage childhood expenses. Its founder and CEO Sherri Atwood, shares her entrepreneurial story.

  • The best—and worst—excuses for calling in sick Friday, 16 May 2014 | 11:51 AM ET
    Uh, hey [cough, cough], boss. I'm not going to be able to, uh, [cough] make it in today.

    Ah, summer Fridays! Former trader Raj Mahal offers up the best and worst excuses for calling in sick.

  • Darden sells Red Lobster for $2.1B     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 9:07 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the sale of Red Lobster by Darden Restaurants to Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion in cash. Cramer says this is a strong transaction for Darden and the buyback is going to be aggressive.

  • Kathy Ireland says 'women try to do it all'     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Entrepreneur Kathy Ireland, CEO of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, discusses her $2 billion brand, and the difference between men and women in business, at The Forbes Women's Summit.

  • Small business needs certainty     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 1:52 PM ET

    Sageworks chairman Brian Hamilton, provides an overall outlook to the health of small business. "Construction firms were the last people to the party," he says.

  • MONTERREY, May 15- The board of Mexican cement giant Cemex will meet this week to pick a successor to Lorenzo Zambrano, the company's longtime chairman and chief executive officer, who died suddenly on Monday leaving no apparent heir. *Fernando Gonzalez, 59, born in Mexico, Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration.

  • Inside track at the Wall Street Journal     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Gerard Baker, Wall Street Journal & Dow Jones editor-in-chief, weighs in on The New York Times replacing executive editor, Jill Abramson.

  • Companies focus on capex: Expert     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Neil Hennessy, Hennessy Funds CIO, says he expects businesses will make a strategic shift and begin to spend idle cash.

  • Alibaba's 'mind blowing' scale     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Alex Ferrara, Bessemer Venture Partners, provides insight on growth and profitability expectations for Alibaba. Ferrara also talks about the risk of the Chinese government interfering in the company's business.

  • Informatica: Securing data at the source     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Sohaib Abbasi, Informatica CEO, explains how his company's intelligent data platform ensures the client's information is never breached. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • Shrinking Sears looking to sell     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Sears Holdings is looking to sell its 51% stake in Sears Canada, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Kickstart your foodie ideas     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Joe Bastianich, B and B Hospitality CEO, discusses the upcoming debut of his new CNBC reality show where he provides his own money to fund food ideas. It's really about sniffing out opportunities, Bastianich says.

  • Buffett ready to scoop Kellogg?     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 3:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway may have an interest in buying Kellogg. Chu breaks down the characteristics of Kellogg.

  • Etsy expands in Brooklyn     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Chad Dickerson, Etsy CEO, discusses job creation and explains why Brooklyn, New York, is the perfect place to build their online retail shop.

  • Set-top box searching for iPhone moment     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    AT&T is said to be in talks to buy DirecTV for $50 billion. Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, weighs in on the potential mega-deal.

  • Europe court censoring Google?     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, discuss the controversial ruling by Europe's highest court that people have the "right to be forgotten" and can ask Google to remove personally damaging links.

  • Finding America's next food superstars     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    Restaurateur & TV personality Joe Bastianich will be featured on CNBC's newest primetime show starting in July. Bastianich is looking to discover and invest his own money in food ideas that could make him millions.

  • CNBC's David Faber speaks to IBM chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty, about the company's commercialization and big investment in "Watson." Rometty explains how Watson will contribute to helping cure cancer.

  • Where IBM's Rometty will invest     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    IBM chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty, discusses the company's plans for capex and why they have not invested more in R&D and made more big acquisitions.

  • IBM CEO: Will reinvent through innovation     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to IBM chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty, about Big Blue's plans to reinvent itself and turnaround software sales.