Business Strategy


  • New Apple products hit in June: Analyst     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, discusses what's driving Apple's stock surge and explains why investors should feel confident in owning Apple.

  • Facebook wants to 'friend' small business Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg participates in a panel discussing Mobilizing for Impact at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

    Facebook looking to tap into the lucrative small business market to increase ad revenue.

  • Bayer buys Merck's over-the-counter unit     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest details on Bayer's deal to buy Merck's U.S. consumer care business for $14.2 billion. The brands include Claritin, Coppertone, Afrin and more.

  • I am not a big fan of sanctions: Bayer CEO     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Marijn Dekkers, Bayer CEO, shares his thoughts on imposing additional sanctions on Russia. I think it's important to sit around the table and come up with diplomatic solutions, says Dekkers.

  • Bayer CEO: Growth huge part of Merck deal     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:05 AM ET

    Marijn Dekkers, Bayer CEO, discusses the details of his company's acquisition of Merck's consumer unit. Bayer can take these products and position them stronger outside the United States, says Dekkers.

  • 12 best graduation speeches ever: Jobs to Colbert Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 9:45 AM ET
    Will Ferrell took the Class of 2003 on a wild verbal ride, touching on everything from the Berlin Wall to that guy voted most likely to eat nachos in his car – and even managed to fire an assistant in the process! “You're about to enter into a world filled with hypocrisy and doublespeak, a world in which your limo to the airport is often a half-hour late. In addition to not even being a limo at all; often times it's a Lincoln Towncar. You're about to enter a world where you ask your new assistan

    From business titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs to celebrities like Stephen Colbert and Bono, here are 12 of the best graduation speeches of all time.

  • David Tang: Why we're confident on China     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 8:52 PM ET

    David Tang, founder of Shanghai Tang, describes the opportunities and pitfalls when doing business in the mainland.

  • Activist investing: Take the good with the bad     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    Coca-Cola is backpedaling on its executive compensation plan after pressure from Warren Buffet. Phil Koosed, BAMKO founder & CEO; Jon Taffer, Bar Rescue host; and CNBC contributors Josh Brown and Carol Roth, discuss the impact of activist investors on corporate America.

  • Sterling must sell today to maximize value: Pro     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    Discussing if, when and for how much L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling may sell his team, with Forbes executive editor Michael Ozanian. The longer he fights it, the value of the team will plummet, he says.

  • 'Brilliant move' by Energizer: Herb Greenberg     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Energizer Holdings announced it is splitting into two companies. CNBC's Herb Greenberg, digs into the battery side of its business.

  • No business capital spending cycle: Kudlow     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow explains what he thinks needs to be done in order for the U.S. economy and businesses to strengthen. CNBC's Steve Liesman, weighs in on the role of a public company to its shareholders.

  • Key traits of great entrepreneurs     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    In consideration of CNBC's 25 most influential list, Eric Schurenberg, Inc. editor-in-chief, looks at key leadership traits that successful entrepreneurs have in common.

  • Technologist Cher Wang's life lessons     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    A look at Cher Wang, HTC co-founder and chair who made HTC a leader in smartphones and herself a billionaire. But now the company is struggling to compete with rivals' newer models and brands. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.

  • Arne Sorenson, Marriott International president & CEO, reacts to the company's quarterly earnings and outlook. Sorenson also discusses the hotel's new Marriott Marquis opening in Washington DC.

  • eBay CEO: Repatriation gives us flexibility     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to John Donahoe, eBay president & CEO, about eBay's $3 billion non-cash tax charge to repatriate foreign earnings and Alibaba's impending IPO.

  • BEIJING, April 30- China is developing plans to expand its pilot carbon trading schemes into more of its key industrial regions, a top climate official said, as the country continues its drive to curb emissions.

  • Martha Stewart's secrets to success     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 3:37 PM ET

    Business mogul Martha Stewart explains how she built her brand and reveals what it takes to build an empire. Stewart also discloses her biggest regret.

  • Oprah Winfrey's epic tale     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    A look at how billionaire entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey redefined U.S. TV talk shows and built a personality-based empire of extraordinary scale.

  • Gillette's cutting edge 'FlexBall' razor     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    Patrice Louvet, Proctor & Gamble group president of global grooming & shave care, displays the company's new FlexBall razor and discusses new grooming products for men. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports.

  • The dominance of Rupert Murdoch     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    A look at how media mogul Rupert Murdoch transformed entertainment, sports, and shaped the 24-hour cable news format.