International Business

Microsoft Retreats in Smartphone Battle, Laying Off More Than a Thousand
Radicals & Visionaries

Microsoft Retreats in Smartphone Battle, Laying Off More Than a Thousand

The U.S. company said it would shed up to 1,850 jobs, most of them in Finland, and write down $950 million from the business.
A Framework for Expanding Your Business Internationally
Global Expansion

A Framework for Expanding Your Business Internationally

Global expansion can be great for your business, and even better for your local economy.
Eric Samson
5 Things International Startups Should Know Before Joining a U.S. Accelerator
Accelerators

5 Things International Startups Should Know Before Joining a U.S. Accelerator

A U.S. accelerator is a great opportunity for any foreign-based startup. But they should focus on how to full advantage of the experience.
Eugene Vyborov
4 Solutions to Take Your Retail Business Global
International Business

4 Solutions to Take Your Retail Business Global

Going global is easier than ever before, even for small mom and pop shops. Use these tips to build a solid global expansion strategy, and see where your business takes you.
Scott Galit
7 International Cities That Welcome New and Expanding Businesses
Global Expansion

7 International Cities That Welcome New and Expanding Businesses

Sure, they're exotic, but have you considered their biggest benefit: cost savings?
Eric Samson
Learning From China's Entrepreneurs
Radicals & Visionaries

Learning From China's Entrepreneurs

The approach to business from these Chinese leaders is a good example for U.S. entrepreneurs.
Gregory Stoller
7 Tips for the International Entrepreneur
Radicals & Visionaries

7 Tips for the International Entrepreneur

Don't be afraid to take your business global, but don't underestimate the power of jet lag.
Ryan McMunn
Minding Your Manners When Dining Abroad
Radicals & Visionaries

Minding Your Manners When Dining Abroad

You don't mean to be rude anywhere but, when doing business internationally, you need to understand that what's polite in one society might shock you host in another.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Starwood Signs First U.S.-Cuba Hotel Deal Since 1959 Revolution
Starwood Hotel

Starwood Signs First U.S.-Cuba Hotel Deal Since 1959 Revolution

The company will operate two properties in Havana, with an intent to manage a third in the future.
Sweden the Country Is Now Sweden the Brand -- and You Can Get in on It, Too
Marketing Bootcamp

Sweden the Country Is Now Sweden the Brand -- and You Can Get in on It, Too

Bolanile Maté of Be Better Paris explains how the Swedish have turned their country into a company, and they want to spread the wealth.
Entrepreneur Network
Xerox's New Tech Scans Documents in One Language Then Prints Them in Another
International Business

Xerox's New Tech Scans Documents in One Language Then Prints Them in Another

The Easy Translator Service is available through the company's multifunction printers, a web portal and an iOS and Android app.
Nina Zipkin
Why Entrepreneurs Should Consider Cuba
Cuba

Why Entrepreneurs Should Consider Cuba

Just think how your business may benefit from the Cuban's culture, entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to jump start their economy.
Ryan McMunn
These 5 Tech Conferences Will Let You See the World
Conferences

These 5 Tech Conferences Will Let You See the World

Feel like some international travel? Check out the following shows taking place this year in Sydney, Vienna and more.
Meredith Fineman
4 Ways International Work Experience Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed
Radicals & Visionaries

4 Ways International Work Experience Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed

There is no better preparation for the globalizing economy than living and working in a different country.
Kevin Xu