Competition

News and Articles About Competition

Charter Communications to Buy Time Warner Cable for $56 Billion
Acquisitions

Charter Communications to Buy Time Warner Cable for $56 Billion

The deal combines the third and second largest U.S. cable operators to better compete against market leader Comcast Corp.
Small Food-Makers on Fast Path to U.S. Store Shelves, Threatening Big Producers
Food Businesses

Small Food-Makers on Fast Path to U.S. Store Shelves, Threatening Big Producers

An increasing number of privately-held players are going from garage to grocery store in fewer than five years thanks to an erosion of barriers to entry within the food industry.
Wal-Mart Eyes Amazon in Potentially Costly Ecommerce Battle
Ecommerce

Wal-Mart Eyes Amazon in Potentially Costly Ecommerce Battle

The retailing giant said that it would take a different approach to online growth by using its large network of stores as distribution points.
7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out
Accelerators

7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out

If you want to get in to one of these highly competitive programs, listen to these tips from someone who runs one.
Alex Iskold
4 Ways to Reignite the Flame with Burned Out Employees
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Reignite the Flame with Burned Out Employees

Bring back that new hire enthusiasm with these tips.
Andre Lavoie
This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber
Regulations

This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber

Long Beach, Calif., became the first major U.S. city to ease taxi regulations in the face of competition from ridesharing services.
Geoff Weiss
We Are All Shocked! -- Shocked! -- By the Tom Brady Cheating Scandal
Ethics

We Are All Shocked! -- Shocked! -- By the Tom Brady Cheating Scandal

Petty theft, white lies and cut corners are everywhere you look.
Gene Marks
How to Maintain Your First-to-Market Position in a Copycat World
Competitive Advantages

How to Maintain Your First-to-Market Position in a Copycat World

We can't avoid the copycats or the subpar lookalikes, but we can be prepared for when they start chasing our success.
Sarah Kauss
4 Ways to Stay Ahead of the Change Curve
Competition

4 Ways to Stay Ahead of the Change Curve

To be adaptive is to forego the old and embrace the new, to learn and unlearn that which is no longer relevant and to do so faster than the competitor.
Jeff Boss
T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver
Competition

T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver

T-Mobile has co-opted an existing Verizon ad campaign and is offering Verizon customers a free two-week trial in hopes of luring them away from the provider.
Geoff Weiss
Your Value Soars When You Separate From the Herd
Competition

Your Value Soars When You Separate From the Herd

My coaching mentor wore a loud, argyle green blazer that drew people to him. What's your version of the blazer?
John Brubaker
How BlackBerry Plans to Win Your Heart Again
BlackBerry

How BlackBerry Plans to Win Your Heart Again

CEO John Chen says the company is working on a set of products that will help it to regain its faltering share of the smartphone market.
Karma Allen
5 Reasons You Need to Work With Your Competitors
Competition

5 Reasons You Need to Work With Your Competitors

It's good karma, but more than that, there are advantages to be gained.
Robert Tuchman