18 Nov 2016

Tools to Help You Build a Business Case for Going Global

Sometimes businesses hold back their own expansion. This can happen for a number of reasons, such as complacency, fear, and lack of understanding of the possibilities. If you’re trying to build a business case for going global, there are a […]

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10 May 2016

Opportunities and Costs of an Ageing Global Population

Many world economies are seeing demographic changes that are likely to impact on their economic futures. Some countries, including Italy and Japan, are seeing their populations shrink as deaths outnumber births. Others, including China in particular, are seeing their populations […]

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03 May 2016

Coping with Culture Shock: The Five Stages

Culture shock is something that tends to be joked about but it’s a real phenomenon and one that can have a deep impact on people suffering from it. From a business perspective, culture shock can be an issue of real […]

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03 Mar 2016

Consumer Protection & eCommerce Growth in Brazil

With 200 million inhabitants and online retail growth of over 15% in 2015, Brazil offers huge potential for eCommerce vendors. But is tight consumer protection limiting inward investment and constraining growth? It’s already the world’s second fastest growing online market, […]

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24 Feb 2016

Selling to Local Businesses in Emerging Markets

In many emerging markets the retail sector is dominated by a vast number of small, independent shops, in a single location sometimes known as ‘mom and pop’ stores because they are usually family-owned businesses. This is particularly the case in […]

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22 Feb 2016

Guide to Wholesale Buying on Alibaba

Many businesses are waking up to the concept of buying from overseas marketplaces in order to save money on wholesale or custom-made items. But buying via these platforms is rather different from buying from a consumer marketplace such as eBay […]

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16 Feb 2016

Buying into Brand Britain: Global Opportunities for UK Exporters

Britain has a reputation for quality manufacturing and goods made in Britain are not only considered to be desirable across much of the world but the ‘made in Britain’ label also commands a premium in many markets. For wealthy and […]

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03 Feb 2016

TranslateMedia Joins the Mayor of London’s International Business Programme

We are happy to announce that TranslateMedia has been included in the Mayor’s International Business Programme. This initiative is designed to help ambitious high-growth businesses from London’s Technology, Life Sciences and Urban sectors expand internationally. We are excited to benefit […]

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01 Feb 2016

The Disruptive Effect of Chinese New Year

If you’re doing any business in Asia, you can’t fail to be aware of Chinese New Year which is being celebrated on the 8th February. This huge event is celebrated in China and beyond, including countries such as Thailand, Malaysia […]

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26 Jan 2016

Legal Considerations of Chinese Joint Ventures

Doing business in China is notoriously difficult and hazardous and as a result, many western multi-nationals opt for a joint venture with a local Chinese company. A joint venture (JV) is a specific business arrangement where the parties combine, usually […]

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