Business Expansion


  • Shake Shack Opens First London Restaurant     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality, discusses Shake Shack's first restaurant in London, and explains that their burger operations are "fine casual" and not fast food.

  • YPlan Is a Business, Not an App: Founders     Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Rytis Vitkauskas and Viktoras Jucikas, founders of YPlan, talks about their event booking app, their lack of competition and their plans to expand to New York and other global cities in the coming year.

  • Andrew Keith, President of Lane Crawford, says the luxury retailer's move into Shanghai and Chengdu is reflective of how the Chinese consumer is moving.

  • Japan's Largest Lender Adds to US Assets Arsenal Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 11:40 PM ET

    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan's largest lender by assets, is in advanced talks to buy U.S. commercial property loans from Deutsche Bank worth about $3.7 billion.

  • Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box.com, explains his plans for global expansion, why his growth numbers are attracting investors and how Box.com has worked towards building a secure environment for its clients.

  • Dave Prokupek, CEO of Smashburger talks to CNBC about his "fast casual" model and his global expansion plan.

  • 7 Things Your Employees Think About You Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:03 PM ET

    Open door policy or not, it's highly unlikely that your employees are telling you everything you need to know. Here are things that your employees may be thinking, and what you should do about it.

  • Banking Reforms Positive for Custodian Banks?     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Nick Wright, Senior Vice President & Head of South & Southeast Asia, State Street discusses the firm's Asian expansion, saying banking reforms have positive implications for custodian banks like State Street.

  • Arthur Zafiropoulo, Chairman and CEO, Ultratech talks about the company's second time expanding in Singapore and its goal to double revenue capacity in the city-state.

  • The Baby Boomer Entrepreneur Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:14 PM ET

    Tech startup founders in their 20s and 30s make all the headlines, but when it comes to entrepreneurship, increasingly it’s baby boomers who are more likely to be in business for themselves.

  • Romney Shines Spotlight on Private Equity Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    The private equity industry is misunderstood, especially regarding middle-market companies that comprise most private equity activity. And with the election cycle in full swing, private equity has taken a spotlight based on Mitt Romney’s past at Bain Capital.

  • Regulation Hampers Growth Companies Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    Middle market companies are the true growth engine of the U.S. economy. Unfortunately, this engine continues to be seriously hampered by federal regulation.

  • Growth Firms, Large-Cap Resources Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    One common misconception is that the “equity” in private equity begins and ends with money. Of course, new financing can help companies expand during a downturn, add staff or manufacturing capacity, and pay down loans, but today’s firms must bring intellectual capital to the table to be successful.

  • Business Expansion News Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET