Business Expansion


  • Shake Shack opened in 2004 and now has more than 29 locations. Danny Meyer, Union Square Hospitality Group CEO; and Randy Garutti, Shake Shack CEO, join to discuss the restaurant business and how Shake Shack stands out among other fast food chains.

  • Box co-founder: We'll be profitable by 2018 Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    Data sharing and storage platform Box can be profitable within five years and would reject a Microsoft takeover offer if one were made, Dylan Smith, co-founder and chief financial officer of Box, told CNBC.

  • Deutsche Annington Goes Public: CEO  Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Rolf Buch, CEO of Deutsche Annington, talks about the company's successful float, as well as its strategy and investment program going forward.

  • Why German Companies Are Investing More  Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Max Falckenberg, partner at Roland Berger, discusses a survey on German companies and how, despite still seeing some risks, they are looking to increase their competitiveness against Europe and Asia.

  • Langham's Expansion Plans  Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Brett Butcher, CEO of Langham Hospitality Group talks about Langham's expansion strategy into North America, China, and the Middle East.

  • New Century Asset Mgmt: Expansion Plans  Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 7:37 PM ET

    Derek Cheung, Executive Director and CEO at New Century Asset Management says he's out to create an asset heavy vehicle. Cheung also says that despite China's slowdown, demand for New Century's properties will only push higher.

  • Will Telecom Italia Get Expansion Approval?  Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Francesco Radicati, research analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media, discusses Telcom Italia ahead of the watchdog's decision on the company's spinoff plan and whether it would create a "competitive imbalance".

  • UK Companies Taking Risks Again: Pro  Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte, talks about a survey which revealed that U.K. companies are now looking at expansion and investment opportunities due to a fall in risk perception.

  • Macau Legend's Expansion Plans  Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 9:42 PM ET

    Sheldon Trainor, Executive Director at Macau Legend Development, and Carl Tong, Co-Chairman and Non-Executive Director at Macau Legend Development, discuss the casino operator's expansion plans following its Hong Kong IPO.

  • 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.

  • The Right Time to Expand in China: Lane Crawford  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    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.

  • Our Growth Numbers Are Unparalleled: Box.com CEO  Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Smashburger Is 'Fast Casual' Not 'Fast Food': CEO  Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    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.