Business Strategy


  • 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.

  • Secret of success? Focus on customers: Whitman     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman about her career and what she thinks has made her a successful leader. Whitman also reveals her biggest failure and how it shaped her future.

  • SBUX Schultz's big picture on technology     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    There is no consumer brand that can endure and succeed, unless it integrates a digital and social mobile strategy, said Howard Schultz, Starbucks president & CEO, discussing the company's investment in technology.

  • Starbucks: Howard Schultz' profound impact     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer speaks to Howard Schultz, Starbucks president & CEO, about his place on CNBC's 25 most influential list, his humble beginnings and how he started Starbucks.

  • CNBC 25: Jack Welch's winning ways     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    A close look at how Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric, turned around GE and may have been one of the greatest wealth builders of his era.

  • Jack Welch: Tax policy not rational     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, shares his thoughts on Pfizer and U.S. tax policy.

  • Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, shares his thoughts on activist investors

  • Welch: Revolutionizing energy     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, shares his thoughts on the future of energy.