International business

5 Lessons I Learned From Starting a Company in Asia and Brought Back to the States
Business Lessons

5 Lessons I Learned From Starting a Company in Asia and Brought Back to the States

A serial entrepreneur shares what he learned from his experience launching his first business far from home.
Andrew Josuweit
Sony's Latest Plan Will Surprise You: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Sony's Latest Plan Will Surprise You: Your Weekly News Roundup

Sony's grand plan to boost profits and what entrepreneurs can learn from the Westminster Dog Show.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How Entrepreneurs Will Eventually Breathe Freedom Into Cuba
Cuba

How Entrepreneurs Will Eventually Breathe Freedom Into Cuba

The diplomatic opening with Cuba will slowly allow the export of opportunity, not just goods, to the Cuban people.
John Pilmer
Why Fatburger Might Become the First Burger Franchise in Cuba
Franchises

Why Fatburger Might Become the First Burger Franchise in Cuba

The company has a knack for international expansion, making Cuba a great potential new market.
Kate Taylor
How I Built a Startup While Traveling to 20 Countries
Travel

How I Built a Startup While Traveling to 20 Countries

A self-professed digital nomad details how he feels more productive without a place to call home.
Jay Meistrich
Ban on Cuban Cigars Goes Up in a Puff of Smoke
Free Markets

Ban on Cuban Cigars Goes Up in a Puff of Smoke

A new policy by President Obama means that importing up to $100 worth of Cuban tobacco products will be legal.
Watch Out, Santa. Denmark Says It Owns the North Pole.
Opportunity

Watch Out, Santa. Denmark Says It Owns the North Pole.

The Nordic country is making a power play for natural resources that could eventually be big business.
Jason Fell
Taco Bell Is Hungry for Global Expansion
Taco Bell

Taco Bell Is Hungry for Global Expansion

The Tex-Mex chain is planning on adding 1,300 new locations overseas by 2023.
Kate Taylor
EU Lawmakers to Vote on Google Break-Up Motion
International business

EU Lawmakers to Vote on Google Break-Up Motion

While parliament has no power to dismember a firm, the vote highlights the underlining, widespread concern among EU politicians about American dominance of the Internet industry.
Square Makes Its Register Software Free Worldwide
Mobile Payments

Square Makes Its Register Software Free Worldwide

Square CEO Jack Dorsey announced today that the mobile payments company is now localized for 130 internationally currencies.
Kate Taylor
Here is How to Make Your International Team Feel Like Part of the Family
Team Management

Here is How to Make Your International Team Feel Like Part of the Family

Developing and managing an international team is not a trivial endeavor and any founders considering such an effort should heed this advice.
Paul Mandell
Tech Solutions Are Beginning to Smooth the Bumpy Road to Selling Retail Across Borders
International business

Tech Solutions Are Beginning to Smooth the Bumpy Road to Selling Retail Across Borders

Ecommerce allows retailers large and small to sell nationally but borders remain significant barriers to foreign markets. Patience and newly available technology can change that.
Oren Levy
China, U.S. Make Breakthrough on IT Free Trade Deal
International business

China, U.S. Make Breakthrough on IT Free Trade Deal

The deal could pave the way for the first major tariff-cutting agreement at the World Trade Organization in 17 years.
For Ecommerce Retailers It's Still a Rough Ride Across International Borders
International business

For Ecommerce Retailers It's Still a Rough Ride Across International Borders

People and bulk exports move with relative ease across borders but small purchases remain hindered, at least for now.
Oren Levy