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The importance of market research

September 29th, 2015 by Kimberly Elliott

In my presentations, I always point out that even large corporations don’t always get it right.  Fine tuning products to meet the expectations of local markets is essential as John Revill and Annie Gasparro point out in Cereal Makers Tweak Recipes for Emerging Markets.

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Happy talk and over sharing

August 9th, 2015 by Kimberly Elliott

Americans share their opinions on everything and engage in happy talk to fill voids–small talk or chatting takes a different style in London as Riva Gold explains in her article, “Expat Learns the Rules of London Small Talk.”  She provides six easy tips for navigating small talk in the UK.

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30 Travel Pack Items

July 6th, 2015 by Kimberly Elliott

Here’s blogger Gail Levy’s list of the 30 must-haves in your travel pack.  It’s a good start for your own list.

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Three Things to Consider When Shopping for Luggage

March 7th, 2015 by Kimberly Elliott

My high school graduation present from my parents was a Samsonite suitcase.  It was 26-inch, hard-side with wheels in bright cranberry.   It saw the fall of the Berlin Wall, the transfer of sovereignty from the United Kingdom, and the introduction of the Euro.  When my trusty luggage and I took separate vacations, I decided to […]

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