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How to know your business is ready to expand globally, and how to get it there if not

- March 19, 2024 3 MIN READ

  The allure of international expansion can be irresistible for small business owners. The prospect of tapping into new markets, reaching broader audiences, and boosting profitability is enticing for any ambitious leader, writes global business expansion expert Trena Blair, founder of FD Global Connections. However, the journey toward global expansion is fraught with challenges, particularly… Read more »

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Unlocking new markets: Mastering eCommerce sales for explosive growth

- May 12, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Cross-border commerce has become increasingly popular in recent years, with the rise of online shopping and the globalisation of businesses. In fact, Australian merchants are now selling to an average of ten international markets, reaching 92 million international shoppers. However, selling internationally comes with its own set of challenges and considerations that must be… Read more »

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Expanding to new markets online? Consider these three things

- August 10, 2021 3 MIN READ

Facebook’s Harry Lowes, Head of Independent Agencies ANZ outlines the benefits of expanding your online presence for new customers, whether they’re from other parts of Australia or around the world.  After multiple and unexpected lockdowns, the principles of regular business conditions are changing. The market has become fast-moving and dynamic. Every day I hear from… Read more »


Thinking of going global? Here’s what you need to know

- July 24, 2019 2 MIN READ

Navigating the unchartered territory of international expansion can be tricky for any business. Taking your business to an overseas market can pose unique challenges. Yet international expansion is key to the growth of many small businesses. So how do you take your business or product global without risking it all? OFX CEO Malcolm Skander says… Read more »


5 tips to expand your brand internationally

- April 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

According to Fidelity Future Leaders Fund, only 20 per cent of Australian companies that expand overseas succeed on a sustainable basis. Expanding into a new market in a new territory can be a difficult process and often requires a business restructure to accommodate new and larger processes and orders. G&M Cosmetics founder by Zvonko Jordanov, explains… Read more »

New Zealand

Five tips for doing business in New Zealand

- June 21, 2018 3 MIN READ

For many Australian companies, a transition across to the lush, green pastures of New Zealand is a natural move. Culturally, it all might seem like a cake walk. You’ve been to Queenstown for a lovely weekend, and besides the remarkable scenery, it’s all pretty much the same over there, right? While our flags look pretty… Read more »