Competition

McDonald's Could Fetch Up to $3 Billion for China and Hong Kong Stores
McDonald's

McDonald's Could Fetch Up to $3 Billion for China and Hong Kong Stores

The U.S. fast food company had announced in March it was reorganizing its Asian operations by bringing in partners who would own the restaurants within a franchise business.
Uber and Lyft Rivals Rush to Texas Capital After Fingerprint Fight
Uber

Uber and Lyft Rivals Rush to Texas Capital After Fingerprint Fight

About a half dozen ride-hailing firms have rushed into Texas tech hub Austin after market leaders Uber and Lyft left the city last month in a huff.
How I Got To Pitch Mark Cuban My Business Idea Without Ever Going on 'Shark Tank'
Business Optimization

How I Got To Pitch Mark Cuban My Business Idea Without Ever Going on 'Shark Tank'

If you're in college, think about the many college business-plan competitions out there. Not in college? There are competitions for you, too.
Alicia Glenn
Investors Back Both Uber and Didi, Raising Eyebrows
Uber

Investors Back Both Uber and Didi, Raising Eyebrows

Uber, the leading ride service in the United States and much of the world, and Didi Chuxing, which claims 87 percent of the Chinese market for private vehicle ride-hailing, now share at least four investors.
Rhapsody Is Taking on the Name of Napster. Is the Move Brand Suicide?
Make More Happen

Rhapsody Is Taking on the Name of Napster. Is the Move Brand Suicide?

The music streaming platform may be counting on nostalgia to help make an impact in a crowded field.
Nina Zipkin
China's Uber Rival Didi Chuxing Raises $600 Million From China Life Insurance
Uber

China's Uber Rival Didi Chuxing Raises $600 Million From China Life Insurance

The latest fundraising comes with China's top ride-hailing company locked in a struggle to fend off its global rival's march into China.
Why Microsoft 'Trolling' Apple's WWDC16 Conference Is a Brilliant Business Move
Radicals & Visionaries

Why Microsoft 'Trolling' Apple's WWDC16 Conference Is a Brilliant Business Move

The Redmond, Wash., software giant is throwing a party close to and immediately after Apple's big shindig. Here's why this blatant bite into Apple is an effective tactic.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Enemy Mine: Rethink Your Approach to the Competition
Competition

Enemy Mine: Rethink Your Approach to the Competition

Many entrepreneurs are not thinking enough about their potential competition. Survival depends upon keeping your "enemies" close.
Joel Trammell
5 Signs That Your Competitors Are Lazy
Competition

5 Signs That Your Competitors Are Lazy

Examine your competition and use these strategies to get ahead of them online.
Tony Messer
How Samsung Rewrote its Playbook to Regain Some Ground in the Smartphone Market
Samsung

How Samsung Rewrote its Playbook to Regain Some Ground in the Smartphone Market

'If you're in the trenches, you want to have a machine gun, a grenade, a mine on hand,' Samsung's VP of smartphone product planning said.
Ousted Reddit Employees Form a Rival, Less Toxic Community Site
Competition

Ousted Reddit Employees Form a Rival, Less Toxic Community Site

It's the latest example of staffers who were let go or quit but believe they can do it better.
Nina Zipkin
Google Is Playing Defense Instead of Setting the Agenda
Google

Google Is Playing Defense Instead of Setting the Agenda

This year's crop of products at the I/O conference have a decidedly déjà vu feeling to them.
Best-Selling Author Tim Ferriss Doles Out Business Advice
Radicals & Visionaries

Best-Selling Author Tim Ferriss Doles Out Business Advice

We asked our Twitter followers: What business conundrums are you facing? Then we sent them to the author of The 4-Hour Workweek.