Business Strategy


  • 'Fantastic start' for H&M online: CFO     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jyrki Tervonen, CFO at Hennes & Mauritz, discusses the group's disappointing sales in September and comments on the online strategy.

  • Who will sell you a BlackBerry Passport???? Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:19 AM ET
    A BlackBerry Passport smartphone is shown at its official launching event in Toronto, September 24, 2014.

    The new BlackBerry Passport is interesting, says Michael Yoshikami. But who will sell it to you?

  • Are sovereign wealth funds changing strategy?     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 5:15 AM ET

    Alasdair Warren, head of financial sponsors group for EMEA at Goldman Sachs, says that sovereign wealth funds are changing their investment strategies, after GIC acquired 50 percent of RAC.

  • Wal-Mart vs. community bank     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Discussing the pros and cons of Wal-Mart's new distribution channel for low-cost checking accounts, with Camden Fine, Independent Community Bankers of America CEO; Daniel Eckert, Wal-Mart senior vice president of services; and Steve Streit, Green Dot CEO.

  • Wal-Mart ventures into banking     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    Wal-Mart is teaming up with Green Dot to offer low-cost checking accounts. Daniel Eckert, Wal-Mart senior vice president of services, and Steve Streit, Green Dot CEO, discuss what will attract customers to their service.

  • How Hillary could lose in 2016 Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:34 PM ET
    Hillary Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.

    Everyone's talking like Hillary Clinton is already the next president. But here's how she could lose, says ex-Treasury official Stephen Myrow.

  • Google vs Apple: Schmidt fires back     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc.

    Google's Eric Schmidt fired back at Apple's Tim Cook who attacked their business model. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team, discuss the controversy.

  • Bill Clinton's bold business prediction     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:56 PM ET

    Former President Bill Clinton predicted U.S. corporations will care more about employees and customers rather than shareholders in the future. The "Closing Bell" panel weighs in.

  • Treasury's tax move legal?     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    Tom Ajamie of Ajamie LLP, explains whether lawsuits could come to the Treasury after changes were made to tax law to make tax inversions less appealing to U.S. companies.

  • Treasury makes inversions harder     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers explains the White House's strategy to make tax inversions less appealing to U.S. companies.

  • Yahoo stock brawl: Activist play?     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    In the wake of Alibaba's IPO, Andrew Keene, Keene on the Markets founder, and Max Wolff, Manhattan Venture Partners chief economist, discuss Yahoo's business model and how to play the stock.

  • Treasury inversion crackdown     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the Treasury Department's efforts to eliminate tax inversions. CNBC's Meg Tirrell discusses how the pharma industry could be impacted.

  • Samsung has a bigger problem than Apple Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    Samsung has a bigger problem than Apple, says Michael Yoshikami. Here's what it is.

  • Restaurants anti-Yelp campaign     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    Botto Bristo wants to be the worst rated restaurant on Yelp. Co-owners, David Cerretini and Michele Massimo, discuss the problem they see with Yelp reviews and the strategy behind their anti-Yelp mission.

  • Philips CEO, Frans Van Houten, says that splitting the group into separate businesses will enable it to "tighten its focus" and free up some capacity to invest in new opportunities.

  • Tesco: 'Free rein to bring in a new strategy'?     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:19 AM ET

    The investigation into Tesco's accounting errors points so "some failure of corporate governance", CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • Euro at 'much better level': Philips CEO     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Performance wise, 2014 will not be a good year for Philips says CEO Frans Van Houten. He adds that the euro is now at a more "acceptable" level, making for a more level playing field.

  • Advice to IBM management: Don’t be jerks Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    IBM's pay-to-play memo to employees is disturbing, says career coach Marie McIntyre. Here's some advice for IBM management.

  • Millennials & made in USA     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:17 PM ET

    A survey by CNBC and Burson-Marsteller asked participants whether domestically made products are important to them, with CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Perception of US brands     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Discussing the global perception of U.S. corporations, with Farooq, Kathwari, Ethan Allen CEO, and Gary Vaynerchuk, Vayner Media CEO.