News and Articles About International business
New web addresses with endings such as .london and .nyc will amplify the online presence of local businesses.
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.
The media-streaming company is reportedly using Luxembourg as its French base as it looks to dodge the country's film industry regulations.
Strategize about taking your business overseas. First be sure you've won success on the homefront. Do plenty of research and analysis first.
A look at legal requirements for paid time off around the globe.
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.
Thinking of sending some of your employees to work overseas? Be sure to know what you're getting into.
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.
Following a failed appeal, Google was ordered by French courts post a notice on its Google.fr homepage informing users that it would be paying a 150,000-euro fine over privacy violations.
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.
While many startups envision expanding their business beyond their country's borders, scaling globally can present some unique challenges.
The website domain registrar says it plans to expand into 52 countries in 30 languages within the next year and a half.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A look at the features and popularity of web applications including the likes of WeChat, WhatsApp and Snapchat.
Eyeing an overseas career move or considering an exotic retirement? Choose your new homeland wisely.
The latest cost of living survey from ECA International shows that China became more expensive in 2013 and Japan less so.
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.
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.
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.
The global network of business leaders was supposed to help emerging-market entrepreneurs scale up, but now the organization is needed closer to home.
Entrepreneurship consultant Sarah Green offers some perspective on starting up in the developing world, by way of Nigeria.
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