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Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire

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.
The Hurdles of Scaling Globally

The Hurdles of Scaling Globally

While many startups envision expanding their business beyond their country's borders, scaling globally can present some unique challenges.
GoDaddy Begins Aggressive International Expansion in Latin America

GoDaddy Begins Aggressive International Expansion in Latin America

The website domain registrar says it plans to expand into 52 countries in 30 languages within the next year and a half.
You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

As founder and CEO of the Malala Fund, Shiza Shahid is determined to help women around the world get access to an education. And she's learning a lot along the way.
How Local Franchises Are Becoming International Brands

How Local Franchises Are Becoming International Brands

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.
Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow

Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow

Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, has found it easier to set up shop in countries like Brazil and China rather than contend with U.S. government regulations.
Start Up or Head to School? Depends on Where You Live.

Start Up or Head to School? Depends on Where You Live.

Where you live could play a role in choosing between landing a degree or launching your own company.
Going Global: The Secret to Being Everywhere at Once

Going Global: The Secret to Being Everywhere at Once

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.
Top 10 Apps for Instant Messaging (Infographic)

Top 10 Apps for Instant Messaging (Infographic)

A look at the features and popularity of web applications including the likes of WeChat, WhatsApp and Snapchat.

The Most Expensive Cities for Expats (Infographic)

Eyeing an overseas career move or considering an exotic retirement? Choose your new homeland wisely.
Moving Your Business to Asia? Beware the Beijing Bump

Moving Your Business to Asia? Beware the Beijing Bump

The latest cost of living survey from ECA International shows that China became more expensive in 2013 and Japan less so.
The 10 Most Corrupt and Least Corrupt Countries in the World

The 10 Most Corrupt and Least Corrupt Countries in the World

Not sure where to set up shop abroad? Worried that foreign governments might try to shake you down? Find out which countries are squeaky clean and which are dirty when it comes to public sector corruption.
Why We Chose an Accelerator in Australia Over One in the U.S.

Why We Chose an Accelerator in Australia Over One in the U.S.

For our series College Treps, Matthew Fishman discusses why his startup traveled thousands of miles to participate in an accelerator, rather than join a local one.
Fluffy Stuffed Animal Hits Apple's Shelves in Japan, Europe

Fluffy Stuffed Animal Hits Apple's Shelves in Japan, Europe

Boulder, Colo.-based Ubooly has raised $2.5 million in venture capital money and just recently blown its second Kickstarter campaign out of the water.
Can Endeavor Help Struggling Entrepreneurs Abroad and in the U.S.?

Can Endeavor Help Struggling Entrepreneurs Abroad and in the U.S.?

The global network of business leaders was supposed to help emerging-market entrepreneurs scale up, but now the organization is needed closer to home.
Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward

Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward

Entrepreneurship consultant Sarah Green offers some perspective on starting up in the developing world, by way of Nigeria.
How the U.S. Can Hold Foreign Laws Against You

How the U.S. Can Hold Foreign Laws Against You

The Lacey Act was the first real American conservation law, but changes in the law have made it too dangerous to conserve in its present form.
Good Entrepreneurs Borrow, Great Ones Steal

Good Entrepreneurs Borrow, Great Ones Steal

Fabrice Grinda expands on International Idea Arbitrage and how to execute existing ideas in emerging markets.
The Fastest-Growing Global Food Franchises

The Fastest-Growing Global Food Franchises

As more people around the world achieve the middle class, they can't seem to get enough of American fast food.

Following Weeks of Delays, East Coast Shipping en Route to Normalcy

Retailers that depend on goods shipped to the Port of New York and New Jersey have been tearing their hair out in recent weeks. But there's smooth sailing ahead.
Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

A new report measures the rates of female entrepreneurship and the sentiments of female business owners around the world.
In Turkey, a Strange Dance Between Government and Entrepreneurs

In Turkey, a Strange Dance Between Government and Entrepreneurs

Turkish startups receive substantial support from the government, yet many entrepreneurs disagree with state policies, writes Case Western's Michael Goldberg.
Business Owners More Optimistic About U.S. Economy

Business Owners More Optimistic About U.S. Economy

The latest survey of private-company executives by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that almost two-thirds of U.S. business owners consider the U.S. economy growing.
International Online Shopping Expected to Almost Triple in Next 5 Years

International Online Shopping Expected to Almost Triple in Next 5 Years

Consumers are increasingly looking to buy goods across international borders, both to save money and to gain access to a greater variety of items.
Many Believe China Will Soon Overtake the U.S. as World's Leading Superpower

Many Believe China Will Soon Overtake the U.S. as World's Leading Superpower

A report from the Pew Research Center shows that many people across the world see China as on its way to becoming the dominant global superpower.

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