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Online Retail: Cultural Differences in e-Commerce and e-Retail

Online Retail: Cultural Differences in e-Commerce and e-Retail

As the retail market continues to suffer under the crippling effects of the current financial crisis, retailers (especially in the UK) are turning to new strategies to expand their businesses - export and international sales through online commerce.

How many though have considered the impact of cultural differences on the chances of their success?

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Emerging Markets drive growth in Retail and Luxury Goods Sector

Emerging Markets drive growth in Retail and Luxury Goods Sector

Good news. The European luxury goods sector will continue to grow over the next five years thanks to emerging markets. So what does this mean in terms of business, language, culture and translation? How can luxury brands capitalise?

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Shopping, Global Retail and Local Culture

Shopping, Global Retail and Local Culture
Have you ever thought about the link between culture and retail? One of the first things I like to do when I go into a different country is go check out the local supermarket.
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Cyber Monday: Cultural Celebrations in December

Cyber Monday: Cultural Celebrations in December
It's Cyber Monday! Time to get your website translated and capture the Christmas shopping sprees! However, just because it is December it doesn't mean the only holiday that is held this time of the year is Xmas. Some countries traditionally have other fantastic celebrations which are not widely known, but still deserve online retailers' attention.
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