News and Articles About Global Business
There are times when entrepreneurs need to uproot their companies and move to a new country. One of the most challenging aspects is preparing your team. Here are a few pointers.
Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.
While running a small business is already a massive undertaking, the need to think globally from the start is vital if you want your company to grow to its utmost potential.
From how you eat to how you dress, a look at how your behavior could be interpreted by your customers, colleagues and clients in different countries.
How can you locate goods you'd like to import to sell to markets here in the United States? Here are six ways to track down the products you're hoping to sell in the U.S.
Here's a basic primer on the shipping terms and logistics you need to be familiar with when you own an exporting business.
As an importer or exporter, you need to know how each link in the shipping chain functions. Here's the lowdown on what all those terms on the shipping forms mean.
High-end mobile phone company Vertu's new smartphone comes with a 24-hour global concierge service.
If you're seeking customers from around the world, these tips can help you increase your global reach.
Recognizing our human sameness opens the door to enjoying our cultural and individual uniqueness.
The new feature can translate German to English and vice versa in near real-time and will be available in beta by year's end.
Ingrid Vanderveldt had a dream to empower 1 billion women by 2020. Dell helped her take that goal to a global level.
Deutsche Bank's Cheap Date Index found that London is among the most expensive cities, whereas Mumbai is the cheapest.
More and more millennials want to be entrepreneurs, but few describe franchising as their dream business. Here's how Subway is trying to change that.
A look at where online shopping is expected to grow the fastest in the next five years and which companies are leading the charge.
Business is now about having rich conversations with global audiences. Here are four winning attitudes for success at a time of great change.
In a global economy, openness to new diverse ideas is critical for staying competitive. Embrace a method to cull the best ideas from your team and put them into action.
Strategize about taking your business overseas. First be sure you've won success on the homefront. Do plenty of research and analysis first.
While Silicon Valley, New York and Boston's entrepreneurial ecosystem get the most media attention, these hubs don't make sense for all companies. For our series The Grind, globe-trotting entrepreneur Jamie Wong gives us the skinny on other amazing locations to start a company.
While many startups envision expanding their business beyond their country's borders, scaling globally can present some unique challenges.
The release of the latest iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c by China Mobile, the country's largest carrier, were not met with the interminable lines and inevitable buzz of a typical Apple announcement.
With the support of the Commerce Department, company executives can travel to regions of interest and meet with potential investors, which may be the boost some franchises need to expand their concepts into international brands.
It's the gourmet meal of a lifetime. Just don't look down.
Where you live could play a role in choosing between landing a degree or launching your own company.
While scaling a business globally can be an exciting, it can also be challenging. Jamie Wong of Vayable offers up advice on how a lean startup can scale internationally.