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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20 Jan 2016

Bricks to Clicks: Retail Giants Get Serious About eCommerce

Some of the world’s biggest and most influential retailers are showing signs they wish to expand their thinking beyond their traditional retail offering. Retailers that have traditionally focused on bricks and mortar are now starting to get serious about eCommerce. […]

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07 Jan 2016

Web Accessibility Approaches to Boost Your Bottom Line

In their blog post dispensing web accessibility myths, Nomensa UX design experts estimate that 10% of the world’s population has a disability affecting their internet use. This corresponds to a potential worldwide population of accessibility-compromised web users of somewhere in […]

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03 Dec 2015

TranslateMedia Becomes a Demandware Premier Partner

Pre-built integration with TranslateMedia makes it faster and easier for Demandware clients to deploy their localization projects. TranslateMedia, already an established LINK Technology partner for 18 months, announced today that it has become a Demandware Premier Partner, joining a best-of-breed […]

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02 Dec 2015

Storytelling Your Brand to an International Audience

Stories bring brands to life and help reach audiences in a profound and enduring way. Stories provide emotional contexts for our experiences, and having a strong brand story can cut though the noise and reach audiences in order to better […]

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01 Dec 2015

Boosting Your Holiday Sales Globally

The holiday season is now well underway. China has had Singles’ Day, the States has just celebrated Thanksgiving, Black Friday has been and gone and Christmas and New Year are quickly approaching. Ecommerce sales are expected to be strong again […]

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23 Nov 2015

The Future of Online Marketplaces

Businesses looking to venture into new markets often find that the easiest and quickest way to do so is to join an existing online marketplace. Borrowing the credibility of a known marketplace is a good way to introduce your brand […]

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18 Nov 2015

Practical Cultural Advice for Doing Business Abroad

The internet was recently entranced with the observations of a 66-year old American visitor on his visits to the UK. Among gems such as ‘avoid British wine and French beer’ he posted to Facebook, he also gave Americans visiting the […]

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16 Nov 2015

How Does Cyber Law Affect Consumer Behavior?

Ecommerce is growing in emerging markets where rises in disposable income and online participation are creating a healthy environment for online shopping. But not all of these markets offer a regulatory environment that is conducive to the expansion of ecommerce. […]

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