At the start of any international expansion project it is usual to visit the targeted country or countries to get a better understanding of the market and kickstart the project. But what if you can't do that?
The latest India Meets Britain Tracker, produced by Grant Thornton UK LLP and the Confederation of Indian Industry, gives a fantastic snapshot of the fastest-growing Indian companies in the UK. According to the report, 62 companies achieved an annual growth rate of 10% or more this year.
The Chinese economy slowed down in 2018 and many western companies and e-commerce sites are now feeling the full effects. Those looking to newly establish there may also now find the appetite of Chinese distributors, retailers and consumers for western brands to be diminished.
I spent an interesting day yesterday seeing both sides of the market entry challenge, from two differing perspectives. My morning was spent with a Bengal delegation of technology companies, at an event arranged by the East India Department for International Trade (DIT). As always there was interest and concern over the UK Visa requirements and we got an update from the DIT on impending changes to the UK visa system.
Launching your product into a new country? Key to achieving your sales objectives will be getting into the right retailers, but in a developed, sophisticated market, this can be very challenging. Here are 5 tips for new market entrants with products on how to develop sales.
International expansion offers huge opportunities for almost any business and when successful, companies typically report increased revenues and profits across all markets, as business effectiveness and competitiveness generally increase.
A packed auditorium at London & Partners saw the finalists of the LatAm Edge Awards 2016 pitch head to head for the prize of one year's office space in London and £100k of growth and support services. The overall winner was TOC Biometrics from Chile.
The finalists in the LatAm Edge Awards have been announced. Each company has been invited to London to take part in the final stage of the first British award for young ambitious Latin American tech companies looking to expand internationally, starting in the UK. The LatAm Edge Awards were launched with a view to identify ambitious Latin American companies with a proven business model and the potential for scalability within the UK and beyond, and help them realise international growth.
Trade Horizons is very proud to announce the establishment of the LatAm Edge Awards - the first British Awards to assist the establishment and growth of Latin American Tech companies in the UK. The award identifies ambitious Latin American companies with a proven business model and the potential for scalability within the UK and beyond, and helps them realise international growth.
Trade Horizons is delighted to be supporting TechDayHQ with its first TechDay event outside of the US, in London on 27th October 2016. Over 200 startups and 7,500+ press, investors and early adopters from the UK, Europe and the US will be attending the event which will be held at Old Billingsgate in the heart of London.