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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...

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11 Family-Owned Businesses That Went Global

These brands went from small businesses to household names.

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How Borderless Payments Can Change European Business Forever

The rise of fintechs and their innovative solutions for borderless payments could soon revolutionise the way European businesses operate. 

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Global Semiconductor Chip Shortage Could See 'Painful Period' Extend Into 2022: Marvell CEO

In a forecast released Sept. 23, firm AlixPartners estimated that the shortage will cost the auto industry $210 billion globally in lost revenue in...

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One of World's Largest Port Operators Warns Global Supply Chain 'Crisis' Will Last Longer Than Expected

Speaking to Bloomberg News, Dubai's DP World Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem said he expects bottlenecks to continue until 2023. The...

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5 Boxes to Check Before Expanding Your Franchise Outside the U.S.

You can successfully branch into new markets by being prepared and knowing how to do it properly.

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Considering Global Expansion? Now Might Be Your Best Opportunity.

With global business creation exploding, now could be the perfect time to onboard talented contingent workers.

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NY Fed Develops New Index to Measure Global Supply Chain Pressure

A group of New York Fed researchers has developed a new index to measure the critical factors underlying all global economic activity-supply chains.

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Build New Wealth by Circumventing Old Money

Cryptocurrency offers a new way to create wealth without relying on old methods.

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5 Simple Steps for Reaching New Global Markets

More than ever, living "la vida loca" is essential to fostering market entry.

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Why Your Ecommerce Business Should Look to Brazil

The Latin American country, ripe for ecommerce disruption, offers an appealing audience for hopeful U.S. merchants.

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How Ecommerce Helps Small Businesses Go Global

Having a global footprint may be a goal for many small businesses, but for most it's not a reality. Ecommerce can help expand your reach.

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5 Ways Entrepreneurs Get It Wrong With China-Expansion Strategy

As a huge section of the global market, understanding how to conduct business in China is a must.

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5 Emerging Tech Hubs From Around the World

Although these cities aren't renowned for their clusters of hopeful tech entrepreneurs, they hold new opportunities for those looking to get in the...

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A Guide to International Payment Preferences

In some countries, credit cards aren't the payment method of choice. Here's what to know.

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To Make Meetings Count, Don't Count Past One (Per Week)

One mandatory meeting a week, with a reliable structure and distractions like cell phones and laptops forbidden, can be amazingly productive.

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6 Tips to Build a Business That Will Last Decades

The founder of 50-year-old Crown Worldwide discusses the fundamentals that helped keep the company growing since its founding in 1965.

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The 6 Top Languages Global-Minded CEOs Should Know

Develop deeper business relationships and win the hearts and minds of target markets worldwide.

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6 Things You Need to Know About Offering Global Support

Finding staff who speak the local lingo is just the start.

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The 3 Essentials of Expanding Into Other Countries

For firms with global clients, expanding services into new markets is the logical next step. But actually taking that step will require careful...

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How U.S. Entrepreneurs Can Expand or Partner in Asia

In the last four years, changes in Hong Kong's and Singapore's startup scenes have created opportunities -- and China's consumer market is evolving,...

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4 Data-Backed Reasons to Use Mobile in the Workplace

Mobile technology is reshaping work and business but few companies have taken full advantage of the potential.

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Facebook Report Says It Adds More Than $200 Billion to Global Economy

That as well as 4.5 million jobs in 2014, according to a new study by consulting firm Deloitte & Touche.

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6 Secrets to Navigating Cross-Cultural Differences

To successfully compete in today's global landscape, business leaders need to have an understanding of the cultural nuances of the different regions...

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A Primer for Expanding Into New Markets

Amid the excitement of planning an additional branch, prepare by considering these five questions.

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Confronting 6 Snarling Expansion Fears

Proper preparation can ease the path overseas -- and bring you the spike in business you dreamed of.

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Delice Confectionary Founder Jalel Ghayaza Goes Global

Delice Confectionary is a successful Dubai-based franchise operating in several countries, including a branch at Harrods' in London.

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Here is How to Make Your International Team Feel Like Part of the Family

Developing and managing an international team is not a trivial endeavor and any founders considering such an effort should heed this advice.

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