News and Articles About Competition
Prospective customers can spot old-school sales tactics from a mile away. Here are nine ways to stand out from your competition by being less of a salesperson.
These five tips help your staff help harried shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Digging into the nuances of verbal agreements, the scary side of ghosting and working for the competition.
Get a head start on accomplishing everything you need to take your startup to the next level -- and beyond.
In business, people often believe you need an enemy to beat, but there are better places to focus your energy to grow your business.
The retailer announced it will be open for its first Thanksgiving in history this year and while critics are grumbling, it's a brilliant sales strategy.
Be the James Bond of the web with these tools that can give you a leg up on the competition.
In the category of epic role reversals, the New York Daily News makes big companies pitch to startups and other need-to-know stories from this week.
As the company is set to go private in a $4.7 billion deal, here's a look at the ways it could have remained relevant among its top competitors.
Sometimes there's simply power in numbers. Combining forces with competitors could be a significant way to grow your business. Here's how.
Outshining your competition means getting savvy about your approach. This doesn't require a hefty budget, just a creative mind and sense of adventure.
A new report from Ernst & Young says that while the U.S. is home to one of the best entrepreneurial environments in the world, there is no 'margin for complacency.'
Throw out everything you know about a business plan. These are the questions you need to ask to sell your idea to investors.
Obama Administration Makes a Rare Move Defending Apple in a Longstanding Patent War Between Apple and Samsung
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative stepped into the Samsung-Apple battle and vetoed the ruling from the International Trade Commission earlier in the summer.
What to do when someone you trust betrays you and how to address a competitor who cops to unethical behavior.
Breaking into a competition-rich market can be daunting -- even for brands with well-heeled parent companies. Here are some tips from the trenches.
As a startup you face plenty of competition. Here are five methods for facing off against your rivals and coming out on top.
People, product and passion can help you compete against a giant company in any field.
Instead of just pumping out daily deals, the company wants to become a mobile, local commerce powerhouse.
Aiming to discover the next Mark Zuckerberg or Def Jam's Rick Rubin, who both famously got their start in their dorm rooms, a new reality TV show wants to talk to college treps.
Serial entrepreneur Mike Jones on the importance of moving quickly when competition is stiff.
You don't have to reinvent the wheel to come up with a great business idea. Here are three ways to look at what your competition is doing -- and do it better.
Student entrepreneur Nina Foroutan on how to get the most out of early-stage business battles.
Jack Dorsey wants to run the Gotham City. Whether or not you want to take on politics in your own career, here are three lessons any entrepreneur can learn from the Twitter co-founder, who has been called the "intellectual successor" to Steve Jobs.
From going after larger clients to playing your strengths to your advantage, some advice for growing your company fast.