Having lived through the successes -- and the failures -- of helping companies enter new markets, we've learned that a rigorous and disciplined approach is critical. Dave Sutton Published 6:00 am, Monday, June 25, 2018 Photo: Alexander Pohl | NurPhoto | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Alexander Pohl | NurPhoto | Getty Images Here's How to Make Your Expansion Into New Markets a Success 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Spanish retailer Zara is one of the world's most successful clothing and accessory brands, and one whose track record of market expansion is enviable. Its flexible, innovative, high-speed business model has traveled from Spain to 77 markets around the world, including China. When Zara had ambitions to expand into the emerging (and challenging) markets of India and China, … [Read more...] about Here’s How to Make Your Expansion Into New Markets a Success
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The leader of the wedding registry and planning startup reveals who and what inspires her every day. Nina Zipkin Published 3:00 pm, Sunday, May 20, 2018 Photo: Courtesy Of Shan-Lyn Ma Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Courtesy Of Shan-Lyn Ma Zola Founder Shan-Lyn Ma Shares How to Collaborate and Conquer Your Biggest Challenges 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Editor’s Note: Inspire Me is a series in which entrepreneurs and leaders share what motivates them through good times and bad, while also sharing stories of how they overcame challenges in hopes of inspiring others. Shan-Lyn Ma wants to make one of the most stressful yet joyous days of your life go as smoothly as possible. She is the founder and CEO of Zola, a wedding registry and planning site. It is designed to make it simple for guests to pick out the … [Read more...] about Zola Founder Shan-Lyn Ma Shares How to Collaborate and Conquer Your Biggest Challenges
No, they're not sci-fi robots. They're computer programs that interact with your customers and earn you sky-high approval ratings. Murray Newlands Published 7:00 am, Sunday, April 29, 2018 Photo: Zapp2Photo | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Zapp2Photo | Getty Images The Definitive Guide to Chatbots: These Bots Are Here to Serve. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Over the past two years, chatbots -- or technology-fueled virtual assistants -- have taken the world by storm. At first, chatbots were merely a computer-based service that could undertake various customer service tasks. And in that regard, they were a welcome leap forward. But, in recent years, chatbots, or "bots" for short, have morphed into exceptionally intelligent computer programs able to assist companies with … [Read more...] about The Definitive Guide to Chatbots: These Bots Are Here to Serve.
Carol's Daughter founder Lisa Price says getting out of your comfort zone is what makes you a strong leader. Nina Zipkin Published 6:00 am, Saturday, March 24, 2018 Photo: Courtesy Of Lisa Price Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Courtesy Of Lisa Price This Introverted Entrepreneur With an Oprah-Approved Brand Shares How to Rise Above Fear to Embrace Every Opportunity 1 / 1 Back to Gallery In this series, Open Every Door, Entrepreneur staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will block your path, identifying opportunity and creating it for yourself and for others. In 1993, Lisa Price had an idea. She wanted to create natural skin-care and hair-care products that would be used and loved by everyone, no … [Read more...] about This Introverted Entrepreneur With an Oprah-Approved Brand Shares How to Rise Above Fear to Embrace Every Opportunity
Last Updated Jul 1, 2010 10:30 AM EDT Your Website is just another door into your business with unlimited potential for marketing and sales opportunities. If you load it with solid content and give it a great look the first time, it will save you a lot of pain and frustration later. So how do you do that if HTML coding isn't in your skill set? Fortunately, there are tools that do a lot of the work for you.hosted solutions, also called SaaS (Software as a Service). They are online Website builders that also host your site. They are the easiest way to get a Website online and include some very nice templates. The only drawback is the amount of customization you can do and the amount of storage or speed your Website might have. The great part is you don't have to know HTML code and many have all the features you will ever need for your small business. 1. Squarespace -- A fully hosted solution for creating and maintaining a small business Website. Squarespace comes with … [Read more...] about How to Build a Website (When You Don’t Know HTML)