Europe updates its monitoring of fiscal and taxation developments concerning online sales and digital commerce in the US and EU.
US trade agency website Export.gov has produced late last year a complete series of instructional tutorial videos to help American SMEs export, particularly using the internet.
France’s national digital agency CNNum has finalized a new report on the state of the digital transformation of SMEs and how to accelerate it to reach the level of other European countries.
In a blog post for the US Small Business Administration entitled “Simple Social Media Guide for Small Businesses”, Ijeoma S. Nwatu, Communications Manager for ColorComm, sets out a handful of basic tips for SMEs seeking to use social media.
In our recent blog post on the Lisbon Web summit, we reported on Silicon valley’s concerns about the then upcoming Trump administration’s plans regarding investing, employing and manufacturing overseas. His first week in office has caused US tech giants’ CEOs to voice concern at his executive order on immigration from some Muslim majority countries and refugees.
A recent French official report said only 10 percent of the national workforce’s jobs were threatened by digitization, and half of all jobs would be transformed by the change. Meanwhile, French firms represented the largest foreign group at Las Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show and investment in French tech firms reached a record high last year.
Stefanos and Constantine from Aeons, following faithfully Papastergiou Family’s tradition, are cultivating organic olive groves that cover 250,000 sq. meters with 4,000 olive trees in Pteleos, Magnesia, Greece. They went from local presence to an international exposure.
The Paris region Chambers of Commerce launched a web platform last summer and other services to help small and very small businesses accomplish their “digital transformation”.
US-based marketing advisory firm Consilium Global Business Advisors published a White Paper on marketing overseas in January 2012 which contains useful advice for American firms seeking to improve their sales abroad.
Recent times have seen a culmination of European union fiscal attention on corporate giants in the digital sales industry, and measures to harmonize or impose VAT (sales tax) on on-line vendors in the EU and US.