Emerging International Markets Yield Better Returns

Plus: Canada-EU trade talks start up again in the fall, and the sky warrior's least favourite app—in this week's Export Wire for Canadian small business

Written by John Lorinc

Airline apps fall short says survey: Road and sky warriors alike rely on their smart phones along with the growing supply of business travel apps meant to simplify the journey. However, some travel apps appear to be more useful than others. FlightView, a U.S. travel data firm that produces a flight tracker app, released a survey of 900 business travellers showing that there’s still plenty of resistance to the notion of booking travel from a phone, reports Business Travel News.

interview with the Canadian Press, international trade minister Ed Fast said that negotiations aimed at finalizing a Canada-EU free trade agreement will get back on track in September. Business groups have been pushing Ottawa in recent weeks to give European negotiators a nudge, with an eye to resolving lingering differences over drug patents, provincial procurement and financial services.

reports Canadian Manufacturing.

Success in Fast-Growth Markets: Strategies for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, SMEs that succeed in fast-growing international markets are technologically-advanced trail blazers. But they often do more than offer world-leading products; they develop a worldwide reputation, choose fast-growing markets to enter selectively and make “bridging” arrangements with local partners to reduce barriers associated with working in new markets.”

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