Jarden CFO Ian Ashken says that 'product innovation and the weather' are the two biggest drivers of hot sales trends for the company.
CFO Ian Ashken discusses the importance of Jarden's numerous brands to have a strong online presence.
Jarden CFO Ian Ashken explains why the company leaves its brands alone to do their own sales and marketing.
CFO Ian Ashken discusses where in the world Jarden has growth opportunity.
HSN, Inc. CFO Judy Schmeling says that since the recession, HSN consumers are buying more 'selfless' purchases like home products over things like jewelry.
HSN, Inc. CFO Judy Schmeling says that the power of television to 'tell someone why they need this product' gave HSN a unique advantage that other retailers did not have during the economic downturn.
HSN, Inc. CFO Judy Schmeling explains how HSN producers navigate the sales process in real-time by constantly monitoring the numbers coming in from television and online.
HSN, Inc. CFO Judy Schmeling explains how celebrities and partnerships with iconic brands allows HSN to 'tap in' to new consumers.
United Technologies CFO Greg Hayes explains why he thinks the current fleet will be the 'last procurement' of manned fighter jets.
CFO Greg Hayes discusses United Technologies' debt load and how having a 'solid balance sheet' helped his company through the financial crisis.
United Technologies CFO Greg Hayes says that urbanization and commercial aerospace is where his company is investing.
Starbucks CFO Troy Alstead insists it's about engaging the consumer, not selling products. He explains why CEO Howard Schultz speaks out on so many social and political issues.
Troy Alstead says Starbucks is not changing its health benefits package for employees, but he is 'concerned about some of the unintended consequences' and how other firms react.
Starbucks CFO Troy Alstead talks about the coffee company's growth strategies both globally and in the U.S., including the recent acquisition of Teavana.
Starbucks CFO Troy Alstead discusses the company's consumer loyalty success and mobile payment technologies.
Aetna's CFO says the market needs to settle before his company jumps all in and that large insurers must adapt a 'competitive cost structure.'
According to CFO Shawn Guertin, Aetna saves money on real estate by letting employees work from home. And productivity is 'as good if not better.'
CFO Shawn Guertin discusses the problematic roll-out of the Obamacare exchanges and how employers may change their benefit plans in future.
Aetna CFO Shawn Guertin insists access to healthcare has become much better but the Affordable Care Act does little to address the growing cost of medical care.
AOL's Susan Lyne discusses how tech is helping AOL reduce costs.
AOL Brand Group CEO Susan Lyne discusses AOL's strategy to deliver unique content in different ways and how CEO Tim Armstrong has 'double-downed' on video.
AOL Brand Group CEO Susan Lyne says the ways people are accessing content is changing fast as content companies like AOL move more towards mobile.
AOL Brand Group CEO Susan Lyne discusses the benefits that user data has on their ability to reach a very targeted audience.
Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy says his company's investments in genome research, stem cells and regenerative medicine, and new, cheaper ways to deliver quality care, will transform the future of patient care.
CEO John Noseworthy discusses how Obamacare will affect Mayo Clinic and that the Affordable Care Act will ultimately lead to more hospital closings and lay-offs.
Mayo Clinic CEO, John Noseworthy says that a culture of teamwork needs to center on patient care, which is lacking in today's 'fragmented system.'
CEO John Noseworthy says that Mayo Clinic's model is not only sustainable and efficient but scalable, which is why patients from 135 different countries visit Mayo Clinic every year.
Home Depot CEO says that the boost in online sales has allowed his company to grow while cutting back on brick-and-mortar expansion.
Home Depot CEO Frank Blake discusses the challenges his company faces as business moves more online.
Home Depot CEO Frank Blake says that his company's dedication to service and associate training keeps customers coming back.
CEO Frank Blake says that the boom in housing is reflected in his company's sales numbers, but says he expects the recovery to be slow.
John Deere CEO Sam Allen says that the merging of smart technology with farming and construction equipment is an area of great opportunity.
According to Deere's CEO, China needs to boost food production and imports in order to sustain rapid growth.
John Deere CEO Sam Allen explains the competitive advantages Deere has over its competitors.
Deere CEO Sam Allen discusses the innovations seen in today's agricultural equipment, including driverless steering, data collection and crop yield optimization.
CFO Vasant Prabhu says that its more profitable for building owners to pass on management to hotel companies like Starwood.
According Starwood CFO Vasant Prabhu, the internet and technology has made traveling cheaper without taking away the need for face-to-face meetings.
CFO Vasant Prabhu explains why Starwood's hotel brands resonate with Chinese travelers.
From loyalty programs to global reservations systems, Starwood invests heavily in technology to stay ahead in the international hotel industry.
Adding nurse practitioners to Walgreens locations is one of the ways the pharmacy will provide greater health care access.
Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson says that his company's pharmacists will play a greater role in health and wellness, and hopes to further enhance beauty departments.
Walgreens CEO says that recent deals with Alliance Boots, Duane Reade and Drugstore.com will pave way for the world's largest pharmaceutical supply chain and growth in Asia and Latin America.
Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson says that the company will extend its fresh food offerings because changing consumer habits.
ADP CFO Jan Siegmund says that employment figures in Europe have been shrinking consistently for the last few quarters.
ADP CFO Jan Siegmund says that effective CFOs must have an 'outside in' view of the business environment to react to risks early and focus on emerging trends.
ADP CFO Jan Siegmund says that the slowing of employment growth over the last few months is due to tax rate changes and anticipation of health reform.
ADP CFO Jan Siegmund says that his company's monthly employment report uses 'real-time payroll processing transactions' to calculate jobs data, unlike the BLS which uses surveys.
Co-CEO Walter Robb says changes in the way we eat is broadening Whole Foods customer base.
Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb says the secret behind the brands returns are quality and authenticity.
Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb says companies that empower their employees to innovate move forward faster.