Report | Birmingham & International Expansion

The topic of international expansion such a perennial favourite – inspiring vigorous debate at our club events.

International expansion remains one of the greatest opportunities for SMEs for organic growth.  Yet it is also one of the most challenging; surrounded by multiple and evolving risks. With giants like Starbucks, eBay and Tesco experiencing failure when expanding across Australia, China and the US, how can SMEs be expected to get it right?


To help you gain this understanding, we asked:  How can you ensure maximum visibility and risk aversion with your International Expansion strategy in 2018?  And how is your expansion strategy overcoming pitfalls and obstacles?

Inside you’ll find:

  • Why pace and people matter so much
  • Why good leaders need to learn humility
  • How investment isn’t always the answer – and why you should nail it before you scale it