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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

Fabrice Grinda expands on International Idea Arbitrage and how to execute existing ideas in emerging markets.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

After the Protests: What It Takes to Start Up in Turkey

Before protesters engulfed Turkey's Taksim Square, the country had become a rising star for businesses and entrepreneurs.

Reporter's Notebook: Visiting Istanbul at a Time of Tumult

In heading to Istanbul to cover a business conference, Entrepreneur.com's Diana Ransom walked into what would become a nationwide protest. Here's her take on the week's demonstrations.

Amid Istanbul Protests, Caution at a Conference

At the annual Dell Women's Entrepreneurship Network event in Istanbul, entrepreneurs found themselves waylaid by days of protests and tear-gas explosions.

Multinationals Turn to Entrepreneurs for a Foothold in Emerging Markets

Helping entrepreneurs in far-flung markets is often more than just a corporate social responsibility initiative. It can be good business.

Preparing for an International Conference

From safety precautions to avoiding cultural no-no's, here's how to plan for an international conference with ease.

How International Franchisors Are Making a Name for Themselves in the U.S.

Overcoming cultural and legal differences to stake a claim in the U.S.

Trust Your 'Innate Wisdom' and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from tapping into your innate wisdom to adapting to foreign customers.

5 Strategies to Build a Global Brand

Expanding your business into new markets presents exiting opportunities. There is also a lot of potential for missteps. Here is what to consider in order to build a strong worldwide brand.

Emerging Tech: 9 International Startup Hubs to Watch

Beyond the U.S., these are the places you'll find financial and other support for innovation in technology.

10 Questions to Ask Before Expanding Overseas

If you're considering an international expansion of your brand, here's what you need to know to make sure you're fully prepared to make the decision.

Don't Let Jet Lag Hurt Your Productivity

If business is taking you around the world, you'll need a plan to stay productive no matter what time zone you're in. Here are three ways to help you stay focused despite jet lag.

The Dominance of 'Angry Birds': From Startup to Animated Series

With 1.7 billion downloads, 'Angry Birds' appears to be an unstoppable force. A timeline of the series, from inception to the new cartoon that is launching this month.

How to Do Business in China

The author of 'Selling to China' offers advice for American entrepreneurs eager to do business in China, the world’s second-largest economy.

Thinking About Doing Business Internationally? Tips for Handling Multiple Currencies

Large multinational companies have entire teams dedicated to mitigating the risk that comes with doing business internationally. Here is what small-business owners can do to protect against currency fluctuations.

Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?

Cargo insurance can be confusing, but it pays to know these basics to avoid devastating losses.

The Young Founder Behind a $100 Million Luxury Travel Business

How 31-year-old Joe Poulin bootstrapped Luxury Retreats, the villa-rental company he founded as a teenager.

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