I am excited about this movement, not only because I am a woman, but because there are so many of us, men and women , who are part of the awakening. Women are not just beautiful and smart, but our gifts are extremely useful in every area of the world. We have stood up and answered the call to do what is right vs. talking about doing it or worse yet, doing the wrong thing, mainly keeping silent.
Branding is not just who you, or your company is, branding is who you are from the perspective of the viewer. You must be highly aware of your brand in all locations, but especially internationally. The maintenance of a central corporate identity will be important in the promotion and selling of your company’s products and services.
A very important shift in liability will be happening with your bank you’ll want to be aware of. On October 1, 2015, the liability for fraudulent credit card transactions will shift from the merchant or the bank (whichever is least).
Of all the decisions that you will make when starting a new business, one of the most important is the type of legal structure to create for your company. Your decision on this issue will not only affect your management and the ownership choices throughout the life of the business, but it will also have a significant impact on your tax returns and the way you report profit and loss....
Even though it looks like the big sharks dominate the international trade, small and medium size firms can have their own teeth! Why not create a niche market for your specific products and services globally? This article is for those who want take a step toward the global trade.
"A foreign-trade zone is a designated location in the United States where companies can use special procedures that help encourage U.S. activity and value added”, this is the mission statement of FTZ by CBP (Customs and Border Protection). A company that located inside the FTZ are actually considered foreign companies for custom purpose, and enjoy a couple of duty benefits.
Once you have used your mark for business, it is now “in use” commerce. Congratulations! That means that others are able to see and associate your product with it. Caveat: Make sure that your mark is protected from being taken or borrowed by another person or company. The protection occurs by filing the mark with the United States Patent and trademark Office ("USPTO").
I know that you have probably heard that the three largest markets for U.S. products are Canada, Japan and Mexico, but these may not be best or strongest markets for your product or service. If you're not sure where to look for the answers, I have a few tips on deciding where to go and then some specific factors I want you to consider.
Business culture refers to the accepted norms and values and rational behavior of groups. It’s “How we do things!” Countries as well as groups within the county may operate differently according to beliefs, values and activities attitudes.
A food and beverage industry veteran, Rosenfeld had previously held positions with General Foods and Frito-Lay before becoming chief of Kraft Foods in 2006. When Kraft split into two publicly traded companies in 2011.....
Lubna Suliman Olayan (born August 4, 1955) is a Saudi business woman, known around the world for her business acumen. She is the chief executive of the Olayan Financing Company, and oversees the workings of more than three dozen companies with operations both inside and outside the kingdom.....