International business The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on International business en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT Navigate International Networking With These 4 Anchors Foster new relationships abroad by building trust and minding important social cues. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT Pierre Brais The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World This European country has reigned supreme as the most innovative in the world for the past four years, according to a new report. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:52:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Forget Specialty Blends -- Half the World Prefers Instant Coffee Outside of the U.S., the global instant coffee market is huge and growing fast. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:32:00 GMT Kate Taylor Want Your Startup to Dominate the World? Start Thinking Globally -- Now. 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. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT Christian Lanng 35 Tips on How Not to Offend Your International Business Partners (Infographic) 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. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Connect Internationally With Your e-Business If you're seeking customers from around the world, these tips can help you increase your global reach. Sat, 31 May 2014 17:30:00 GMT Entrepreneur Bookstore Microsoft Unveils Skype Translator 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. Wed, 28 May 2014 14:39:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Four Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees Getting ready to hire overseas? Understand four key areas before you take the plunge. Tue, 20 May 2014 15:00:00 GMT Gwen Moran Breaking Into a Volatile (But Rewarding) Emerging Market While emerging markets can be a little unstable, they can also offer a plethora of opportunities. Entrepreneurs just need a little bit of strategic thinking to identify these circumstances. Mon, 05 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT Emily Buchanan Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter. The impact of an ostensible ban on U.S.-grown apples is mostly a blow to the ego, though the broader food industry should pay attention. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:20:00 GMT Kate Taylor City-Specific Domain Names to Be a Boon for Local Business Owners New web addresses with endings such as .london and .nyc will amplify the online presence of local businesses. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:48:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out. An economic experiment set to be held in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg, will see the hours of an average workday slashed in hopes of enhancing productivity. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:35:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Why Netflix Is Launching in France...From Luxembourg The media-streaming company is reportedly using Luxembourg as its French base as it looks to dodge the country's film industry regulations. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:41:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Seeking to Expand Overseas? First Determine If Your Firm's Ready. Strategize about taking your business overseas. First be sure you've won success on the homefront. Do plenty of research and analysis first. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:30:00 GMT Jay Eum Which Countries Get the Most Paid Time Off? (Infographic) A look at legal requirements for paid time off around the globe. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford EU Wants U.S. to Stop Using European Cheese Names A not-so-'grate' proposal from the European Union to ban U.S. cheese makers from using names like Parmesan and Feta is stinking up trade negotiations. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:22:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Quality of Life Around the World: The Best and Worst Cities (Infographic) Thinking of sending some of your employees to work overseas? Be sure to know what you're getting into. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:15:42 GMT Catherine Clifford Attention Culturists, Political Junkies and Renegades: Here is Where to Launch Your Startup 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. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jamie Wong French Courts Force Google to Air Indiscretion on Homepage Following a failed appeal, Google was ordered by French courts post a notice on its homepage informing users that it would be paying a 150,000-euro fine over privacy violations. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 19:32:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire The Holder family has turned the Parisian bakery Ladurée -- famous for its macarons -- into a global brand that's about to open its first American flagship and venture into ecommerce. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:00:00 GMT Geoff Weiss