Zach Pearson is on the ground in Chicago and we explore the US market, why foreign companies often struggle to get traction there and what you can do to break ground in what is often considered the “holy grail” for businesses around the world. He talks about the top mistakes that companies make when entering the US.
This week, I’ve been reading a great book by Stephen M.R. Covey (son of the author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People) called The Speed of Trust, and this has prompted me to think about the importance of trust in international business. Too often, trust in international business is low. This is apparent in the way that […]
With the globe more interconnected than ever before, businesses can say goodbye to geographical boundaries – and hello to international expansion! Businesses are now looking to expand more quickly and smoothly, and are able to grow on a much larger scale. But where do you begin? How do you even set foot in another market, where you’re facing a completely different economic, social, cultural, and political context? And […]
If you’re new to ‘going global’, working with a local partner can be a good way to get started. Teaming up with a business that already has feet on the ground can bring huge gains. Whereas your business probably has specialist expertise in a particular field or technology, your partner will have deep local knowledge […]
I’m thinking of selling my product overseas. What level of due diligence should I do to make sure the product is suitable for the local market? This is a question that came across my desk recently and it’s a great one, because there’s an almost endless amount of market research that you could do on […]
Rick Roache, Managing Director of Ebury, Australia discussess the importance of foreign exchange in global business, the big mistakes that companies make and the right time for a company with international plans to think about foreign exchange trading.
How “Look After Yourself” became an international brand with Tom Griffith, Co-founder of Emma and Tom
episode 52 How “Look After Yourself” became an international brandwith Tom Griffith, Co-founder of Emma and Tom I hope you’re surviving the madness, wherever you are in the world today. This week, to keep you powering through lockdown, I wanted to bring you something a little lighter and more inspirational than what you’ll get on […]
The COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the global business landscape and the world as we know it. For many executives, just surviving is a fight to the death and expanding internationally is the last thing on their minds. But if you’re a business leader with big dreams, you still need an international strategy. COVID-19 has slowed […]
In Part Two of this episode around Choosing the Best Market Entry Strategy, we delve a little deeper into the market selection process, outlining what to consider before making the decision, and the questions you should be asking to assess the risk and increase your chances of success.
Steve Hui Founder and Chief Executive of I Fly Flat, Australia’s leading reward travel concierge and advisors. talks about how the global pandemic is changing the way we do international travel and why frequent flyer point is still important right now.