A Simple Market Research Process for Small Business Exporters

September 29, 2016

It’s important to understand that the key to good market research is agreeing on what success looks like. Are you entering a global market to increase sales by X percent, increase profit by X percent, increase awareness or educate on Y product, or to introduce a brand new product or spin-off of an existing one? These are all questions you need to try to answer as you begin to perform your market research. There are trade agencies that can help you find these answers such as the Department of Commerce and Export-Import Bank of the U.S. Below you’ll find a simple market research process outlined:

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Small Business Helps Farmers & Firefighters with EXIM Bank Support

September 06, 2016

Thrush Aircraft’s 215 employees manufacture agricultural and firefighting aircraft in Albany, Georgia.  Thrush is a small business that makes a big ticket item, and 85 percent of the company’s sales are to international buyers. Cash is king in most small businesses, but financing airplanes takes it to a whole new level.

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