U.K. supermarket chain J Sainsbury saw sales slip in its second quarter, with shoppers making more frequent visits but spending less on each trip.» Read More
Chief financial officers have told CNBC that a lack of consumer spending is a major fear for their companies.
Carlo Ferro, CFO at ST Microelectronics, says the European economy is seeing a recovery but needs to boost internal demand.
Nearly half of 51 chief financial officers (CFO) polled by CNBC cited weakening consumer demand as their biggest concern. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss the findings with Guy Look, CFO and Executive Director of Sasa International and Mohamed Rafique Merican, Group CFO of Maybank Group.
John Rogers, CFO of J Sainsbury, says consumers are still feeling the pinch despite an economic recovery as wage growth continues to fall behind inflation.
Jean-Marc Huët, CFO of Unilever, says the U.K.'s recovery is in its early stages but is uneven.
Wells Fargo CFO Tim Sloan weighs in on the housing recovery, competition, and banking regulations. Sloan says affordability in the housing industry is still very good.
Tom Naratil, UBS CFO, shares his thoughts on where his bank is finding value in global opportunities. The outlook for the U.S. is good, says Naratil.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Robert Shanks, Ford Motor Company CFO, about the automaker's strong year and how emerging market turmoil is impacting their bottom line.
The CNBC Global CFO Council gives their 2014 predictions on the big factors that could affect business next year.
Classic brick-building toymaker Lego, which has undergone somewhat of a renaissance in recent years, has told CNBC that its online offering will form an essential part of its future.
Investment in Iran's lucrative oil reserves could be a long term opportunity, according Torgrim Reitan, the chief financial officer at oil major Statoil.
Despite optimism over the state of the global economy, chief financial officers from around the globe are wary of asset valuations.
The demand for steel will pick up in the U.S. thanks to a pick-up in certain industries but there will be "pain " in Europe.
Financial services firms have been operating in a financial "Groundhog Day" of sorts for nearly five years – one that, at TD Ameritrade, has a direct impact on almost 50 percent of our revenue stream.
Germany might be growing and there are signs of stabilization in Europe, but it's nothing to "hang our hats on," the CFO of Deutsche Post DHL said.
The delay surrounding the European banking union needs to end if lenders are to shake off "the shackles on growth," the CFO of BNP Paribas told CNBC.
CNBC Global CFO Council says penalties are cheaper than providing health care.
Dutch food and chemicals group DSM on Tuesday reported solid earnings growth in the third quarter driven largely by acquisitions.
Five years after the global financial crisis, chief financial officers from around the globe are seeing economic growth improving, according to a new CNBC survey.
CNBC has expanded its Global CFO Council to Europe and Asia as 33 chief financial officers from major companies join the group.
Supermarket chain Sainsbury's saw sales slip in its second quarter, with shoppers making more frequent visits but spending less.
Heather Xie, CFO of Global Logistic Properties, says the firm is focused on its businesses in China, Japan and Brazil, but it will keep an eye on events in Hong Kong.
U.S. and European sanctions against Russia are helping the nation form closer bonds with China, according to the CFO of Total.
Jan Siegmund, ADP CFO, and Bill Gerber, TD Ameritrade CFO, discuss how America's corporate leaders are viewing today's employment data and the current state of the U.S. economy.
Jon Moeller, Procter & Gamble CFO, breaks down P&G's quarterly numbers and discusses the company's cost-cutting measures.
UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn on CNBC's Squawk on the Street on his company's decision to stop deliveries for illegal online pharmacies and pay $40 million to end a Federal criminal probe into its shipping practices. Rival FedEx was in court today fighting similar charges.