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Infographic: US Customs Seizures

Infographic: US Customs Seizures

If you work in an industry such as fashion, then your business may have a lot of problems with fake goods. According to the infographic below, China is still THE major producer of counterfeit goods despite efforts to crack down on it legally and educate people about copyright. About half of the seizures in the…

Why India Is a Rising Star Among Exporting Nations

China for more than a decade has been the world’s go-to country for manufactured goods. But competitive advantages do not last forever. Soaring labor and materials costs are eroding China’s edge, opening the door for other emerging economies to challenge China’s manufacturing preeminence. India, in particular, is increasingly seen as a potential alternative to China…

Infographic: China now leads the world in online shopping

Infographic: China now leads the world in online shopping

Has your small business ever sold anything to China? If not, don’t be surprised if you do in the near future. You probably already know that the spending power of China’s rising middle class is changing the global retail landscape forever, but you may be surprised at how enthusiastic they are about spending their earnings…

Top 5 Tips for Expanding Globally

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. You will need to have the right platform to deliver your products or services to international markets, whether it be software or a website that acts as the mechanism. Some types of…

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Product Exporting

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Don’t blindly assume that exporting is the right option for your small business. Sometimes it is best to establish yourself more firmly in your local area or home country rather than branching…

UK Economy in “Fragile Recovery”

The UK economy grew by 0.5% in Q1 of 2011 – apparently reducing the risk of a double-dip recession. Different sectors have grown at different speeds, the manufacturing sector is doing very well, while others are struggling to make any gains. Bank lending to the SME sector has fallen again, which makes you wonder. Manufacturing…

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