Competition

News and Articles About Competition

Staples Agrees to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion, Creating an Office-Supply Behemoth
Staples

Staples Agrees to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion, Creating an Office-Supply Behemoth

If approved, the deal would combine the No. 1 U.S. office supplier with its closest rival, creating a new company with expected annual revenue of $39 billion.
Catherine Clifford
4 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Inspire Confidence Even When Talking About Failure
Success Strategies

4 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Inspire Confidence Even When Talking About Failure

Subtle shifts in emphasis and focus can have a big effect on how you are perceived by the people you need to listen to you.
Joseph Pigato
Competitive Athletics Can Give You the Competitive Edge in Business
Exercise

Competitive Athletics Can Give You the Competitive Edge in Business

A race-ready CEO details how marathons and triathlons prepares him to tackle everyday challenges.
Aaron Kwittken
The Power of Being Unique in Your Industry
Entrepreneurship

The Power of Being Unique in Your Industry

Specializing is crucial to success in a business world where there are always many companies that do what you do.
James Parsons
Evaluating the Merits of Building Negotiating Into Your Prices
Pricing

Evaluating the Merits of Building Negotiating Into Your Prices

The "one price fits all" philosophy does not work in all industries and under all circumstances.
Doug and Polly White
Check Your Rearview, Google. Uber Is Getting Into Self-Driving Cars, Too.
Self-driving Cars

Check Your Rearview, Google. Uber Is Getting Into Self-Driving Cars, Too.

Competition is heating up between the two unlikely players.
Jason Fell
Pull Over, Uber. Google Reportedly Preparing to Launch Ride-Hailing Service.
Google

Pull Over, Uber. Google Reportedly Preparing to Launch Ride-Hailing Service.

And, it turns out, Google is one of the biggest investors in Uber.
Don't Be the Cheapest, Be the Best
Competition

Don't Be the Cheapest, Be the Best

When pricing your product or service, instead of sweating the pennies, look at how you can charge more by offering a better quality experience for your customer.
Mike Templeman
5 Things Entrepreneurs Caught in Comparisons Should Remember
Confidence

5 Things Entrepreneurs Caught in Comparisons Should Remember

When you're a newbie business owner feeling intimidated by the competition, remember these essential truths.
Kate Swoboda
7 Key Steps to a Growth Strategy That Works Immediately
Growth Strategies

7 Key Steps to a Growth Strategy That Works Immediately

If you don't have a tangible plan, you're actually losing business -- or you're increasing the chance of losing business to competitors.
Rob Biederman
For a Complete Marketing Plan, Look Beyond Your Direct Competition
Marketing Plans

For a Complete Marketing Plan, Look Beyond Your Direct Competition

Surely, you should be studying companies that offer the same services that you do. But you should broaden your research beyond that.
Jim Joseph
Apple vs. Samsung: Who's the Ultimate Winner?
Competition

Apple vs. Samsung: Who's the Ultimate Winner?

Apple has tied with Samsung to become the No. 1 smartphone vendor in the world.
Arjun Kharpal
Hm. Where Are All Those New Android-to-Apple Switchers?
Android

Hm. Where Are All Those New Android-to-Apple Switchers?

Not in the U.S., according to this graph.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
Hiring

How Getting the Timing Right Can Help You Hire the Best

Employers want to be available and prepared when the talent is ready.
George Kaszacs