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The Technology Behind Fortune Global 500 Companies

The Technology Behind Fortune Global 500 Companies

We've analysed the websites of companies in the Global Fortune 500 to investigate which technologies are being used to power their online presence.

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The Importance of Innovation in Retail

The Importance of Innovation in Retail

The rise of smartphones and the tech-savvy consumer means we’re increasingly seeing a world where people are more connected than ever before.

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How Zara is Tackling India and China

How Zara is Tackling India and China

Zara has been described as “the most innovative and devastating retailer in the world”. How is it managing its international expansion into India & China?

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How German Banks Are Erecting Language Barriers

How German Banks Are Erecting Language Barriers

Nearly all of the German banks that are under ECB watchdog supervision insist on communicating in their own language.

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Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Globally

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Globally

How do you enforce and protect intellectual property rights in a foreign territory? And what impact does Brexit have on intellectual property in the EU.

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Why English People Should Stop Learning French

Why English People Should Stop Learning French

From an economic perspective, it isn’t all that beneficial to learn French and there are other languages likely to be more useful for working life.

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The Uberisation of Legal Services – Can It Work?

The Uberisation of Legal Services – Can It Work?

A UK company is seeking to use a similar crowdsourced technique to disrupt the legal industry by offering round-the-clock legal services.

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The Impact of a ‘Brexit’ on Language

The Impact of a ‘Brexit’ on Language

If Britain votes in favour of leaving Europe, the result is likely to have a high impact both in the UK and across the EU as a whole.

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The Challenges Wearable Tech Poses to the Fashion Industry

The Challenges Wearable Tech Poses to the Fashion Industry

The wearable tech industry is facing huge social, cultural and linguistic challenges to mainstream adoption in various regions around the world.

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How London Start-ups Are Leading the Fintech Revolution

How London Start-ups Are Leading the Fintech Revolution

There's been an explosion in the number of London-based start-ups offering alternative ways of handling deposits and offering loans and mortgages.

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Woes of the Global Super Rich Causing Changes in Behaviour

Woes of the Global Super Rich Causing Changes in Behaviour

The huge financial clout of super wealthy individuals means changes in their behaviour can have a huge impact on markets for luxury goods.

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The Rise of the State-owned Enterprise

The Rise of the State-owned Enterprise

The modern world is seeing a remarkable resurgence of a form of organisation thought to have become extinct – the State-owned enterprise.

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In COD We Trust

In COD We Trust

Why consumer preference for cash on delivery is holding back global ecommerce.

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Responding to the Growth in Tourism from Emerging Markets

Responding to the Growth in Tourism from Emerging Markets

Tourists from emerging markets are travelling the world in increasing numbers and they are increasingly spending more than other nationalities when they do.

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Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos Expected to Drive Growth in Asia

Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos Expected to Drive Growth in Asia

For decades China has been the biggest economy on the Asian continent, and has for years been the European Union’s main trading partner along with the United States.

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Loadsa Money: How Etiquette Is the New Bling for Wealthy Elites in Emerging Markets

Loadsa Money: How Etiquette Is the New Bling for Wealthy Elites in Emerging Markets

Etiquette has become a desirable commodity for wealthy consumers in emerging markets, both for themselves and for their children.

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Website Localisation Key to Improving Customer Experience

Website Localisation Key to Improving Customer Experience

Consumers show a strong bias towards localised online services and avoid English-language websites when English is not their native tongue

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The Importance of Food in Language Development

The Importance of Food in Language Development

It’s difficult to overestimate the impact of food on the development of modern languages.

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Forget Hindi and English: Hinglish is the Future of Advertising in India

Forget Hindi and English: Hinglish is the Future of Advertising in India

The British have been borrowing Indian words since the earliest days of the Raj - pyjamas, bangle, jodhpurs, look, khaki, bungalow and shampoo are all of Indian origin.

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5 Emerging Markets to Consider

5 Emerging Markets to Consider

BRIC countries were once touted as the most promising emerging markets. Where are the next big growth markets?

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