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7 Tips to Make Working Overseas Less Painful
International business

7 Tips to Make Working Overseas Less Painful

When a company decides to expand internationally, a lot of people are forced to go overseas. Here are eight tips to make working in a new country easier.
Georgia Ellis
Navigate International Networking With These 4 Anchors
Networking

Navigate International Networking With These 4 Anchors

Foster new relationships abroad by building trust and minding important social cues.
Pierre Brais
The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World
Innovation

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.
Catherine Clifford
Forget Specialty Blends -- Half the World Prefers Instant Coffee
Coffee

Forget Specialty Blends -- Half the World Prefers Instant Coffee

Outside of the U.S., the global instant coffee market is huge and growing fast.
Kate Taylor
Global Business

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.
Christian Lanng
35 Tips on How Not to Offend Your International Business Partners (Infographic)
Winning Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
Connect Internationally With Your e-Business
Startup Kit

Connect Internationally With Your e-Business

If you're seeking customers from around the world, these tips can help you increase your global reach.
Microsoft Unveils Skype Translator
International business

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.
Benjamin Kabin
Hiring

4 Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees

Getting ready to hire overseas? Understand four key areas before you take the plunge.
Gwen Moran
Breaking Into a Volatile (But Rewarding) Emerging Market
Emerging Markets

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.
Emily Buchanan
Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter.
European Union

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.
Kate Taylor
City-Specific Domain Names to Be a Boon for Local Business Owners
Technology

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.
Geoff Weiss
Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.
Productivity

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.
Geoff Weiss
Why Netflix Is Launching in France...From Luxembourg
Netflix

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.
Nina Zipkin