What Foreign Companies get Wrong in the US with Zach Person

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.

Five Top Tips on Creating Trust in International Business

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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 […]

How to Expand & Grow Your Business Globally with an EOR

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 […]

How do I source and engage trusted international partners?

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 […]

International Product-Market fit … how much due diligence should I do?

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 […]

Foreign exchange in global business with Rick Roache

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.

Why COVID-19 has made international strategy more critical than ever before

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 […]

International Market Selection: Increase your Chances of Success

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.