Many firms are rushing to get their products and services overseas ‹ giving rise to charlatans who try to take advantage of the situation. Trading companies and consultants materialize that seem to be able to fix anything for you overseas. Here are some telltale signs...

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Announcing www.awfuldeals.com This site is about the awful business deals we see people do, and we see people about to do. All of our users have lived through awful deals, and need a place to write about them, critique them, and read the awful deals of...

About the time the Soviet Union broke up (1992) every American of Russian heritage decided that they would trade with Russia. Of course, no one seemed to have any money to purchase products, so they offered a "barter deal" or a "consignment deal" The...

The Colorado Rockies are in the World Series. It’s a time of joy for Rockies’ fans and all of Colorado. While we all can and should enjoy the celebration of our local heroes, think about how other cultures and countries might perceive our enthusiasm. Such...

I was offered a business opportunity with a new firm. The firm had the following problems: 1) They were under-capitalized. They were only at 10% of goal for year's end, which was two months away. So poor marketing, poor sales, poor sales forecasting. 2) The firm's website...