International Business

Investors: Look Beyond Short-Term Strife in Emerging Markets
Emerging Markets

Investors: Look Beyond Short-Term Strife in Emerging Markets

Investors willing to take short-term risks may see bountiful returns. Here are 3 tips on how to do that.
Konstantin Makarov
Remember the War-torn Balkans? Entrepreneurship There Is Now on the Rise.
International Business

Remember the War-torn Balkans? Entrepreneurship There Is Now on the Rise.

The challenges can be big, but the opportunities are wide open.
R. Michael Anderson
This Company Takes the Hassle out of Launching a Foreign Company in the U.S.
Make More Happen

This Company Takes the Hassle out of Launching a Foreign Company in the U.S.

Launch your U.S. business in a matter of days, not months
Matt Villano
Microsoft Sells Patents to Xiaomi, Builds 'Long-Term Partnership'
Microsoft

Microsoft Sells Patents to Xiaomi, Builds 'Long-Term Partnership'

Jonathan Tinter, corporate vice president at Microsoft, said the company was keen to tap into Xiaomi's young, affluent and educated users by having its products pre-installed on their devices.
Going Global: How to Optimize Your Site for Worldwide Conversions
Global Business

Going Global: How to Optimize Your Site for Worldwide Conversions

Once you look at the many tools and solutions available for the major hurdles of optimizing your website, it doesn't seem as hard.
Ann Smarty
Microsoft Retreats in Smartphone Battle, Laying Off More Than a Thousand
Microsoft

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
International Business

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
International Business

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
manners

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.