November 10, 2010
The Internet has changed our world from a local view to a global perspective. No industry has been more affected by this evolution than e-commerce. Even though our eyes are now open to the intricacies of far away lands — thousands of years of cultural values and mores are slow to catch up, and socially ingrained ideas of beauty run deep.
Today localizing language is common place compared with 10 years ago and international organizations easily...
September 15, 2010
When selling products internationally, it’s critical to be aware of the slight differences between regions. In a previous post, we examined the differences between U.S. sales tax and E.U. VAT presentation. Similarly, date formatting is one of the most common, yet easily solved mistakes made when companies have their virtual passports stamped to sell globally.
In the U.S., the month is typically displayed before the day when writing (MM/DD/YYYY). If you are using a U.S. computer,...