Global Market Intelligence

What is Market Intelligence? Market intelligence is the gathering and analyzing of information relevant to a company’s external environment, and is often part of a company’s strategic planning function, specifically for the purpose of accurate and confident decision making in determining market opportunities This insight can be useful for developing market strategies for how to […]

How Societal Disparity Impacts the Luxury Goods Market

The Power Distance Index, created by Geert Hofstede, is designed to measure “. . . the extent to which the less powerful members of organizations and institutions (like the family) accept and expect that power is distributed unequally.” Essentially, it measures inequality in a community and can be used to analyze consumer behavior based on […]

Common Global Marketing Strategy Mistakes

Global Marketing is Hard Marketing on a global scale is no simple task. Even some of the most well known and capable companies in the world have suffered from failed global marketing strategies. Below I am going to analyze 5 of the most common mistakes companies have in their global marketing strategies. Not Specifying Markets […]

Global Marketing Strategy

What Differentiates a ‘Global’ Marketing Strategy? Many companies have a thorough understanding of the marketing tactics used to strategize in their home country, but what happens when the decision is made to pursue business across foreign borders? The development of a successful global marketing strategy involves a series of choices and careful analyses of the […]

Cross-Cultural Considerations in Business

When we think of the world, we tend to associate certain traits, or behaviors, with specific countries. If you stumble upon an overly helpful/nice person, the joke can be made that they’re Canadian, or if you know any Indian “aunties”, you’ll know they’ll constantly and persistently offer you food. Why is it that we associate […]