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In the age of the Internet and globalisation, fluid communication across language barriers has never been more important. Translation is therefore essential in many international contexts: setting up operations abroad, internationalising your offer, communicating with multicultural partners... Whatever the sector concerned (medical, legal, financial...), or the type of service (translation, interpreting, voice dubbing...), Alphatrad UK has professionals working in over 100 languages, from the most widely spoken languages in the world to the rarest languages.

The e-commerce sector has been growing steadily for years, and more and more purchases are being made with the simple click of a mouse. Some industries are particularly benefiting from this trend, while others still have a lot of development potential. Fashion is a particular favourite for online shopping, booking travel online is becoming more and more popular, and furniture is being delivered to the front door with increasing frequency.
For a company who is launching a product globally, there are many considerations to make such as the importing of the item, the localisation of staff, and the legalities of the country or countries being dealt with on a day-to-day basis. One important area to consider however; is the language used for instructional videos which now often accompany product launches, particularly when tied in with the use of social media for content marketing purposes.  
Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, and Slovakia are rapidly expanding countries. Their growth and low unemployment rate put them in a favourable position in a constantly changing Europe.  
Classic online banking, which allows access to personal bank accounts via the Internet, was not invented in Silicon Valley but by a consumer bank in the Düsseldorf area. In the 1980s, this small bank made it possible for a person to view his own finances online for the very first time. It began with a self-service system in the bank's foyer, enabling its customers to access their accounts around the clock. The regionally limited service has now become a worldwide system that many people no longer want to do without.  
Intensify contacts and save money with a foreign language Most European companies have at least occasional contact overseas. Quite often, it is the cheap vendors of raw materials and goods, suppliers and carriers located outside our own country that contribute to entrepreneurial success. A large part of import/export business often involves the English language. Aside from English, however, it is becoming increasingly advantageous for your employees to speak other languages.
According to a KPMG study, the continent is experiencing a strong upswing ...
On 3 January 2019, Optilingua International expanded its operations to include a branch in Glasgow (Scotland). Alphatrad UK now has two points of contact: London and Glasgow. With the new branch, the Europe-wide company is responding to the ever-increasing demand for language and translation services in Glasgow, and Scotland in general.
On 1 January 2019, the new Packaging Act 2019 (Verpackungsgesetz, VerpackG) will replace the current Packaging Ordinance Act (Verpackungsverordnung, VerpackV). This raises important questions about sales of outer packaging, transport packaging, and packaging materials, especially for online shops in the German market.
Germany is European Champion: with more and more trade shows and visitors. Companies in the trade fair industry enjoy a stable and agile market, and incidentally, they also successfully defy the virtual competition of the Internet. Trade shows en masse Worldwide, according to the number of trade shows and congresses, Germany is second only to the USA (941 trade shows/congresses in 2017). But in Europe, Germany takes first place. Here are the top five:
Globalisation has become commonplace in many areas of life. In the business world in particular, contacts are spread all over the globe and communication with customers, suppliers, and business partners takes place via different channels. Direct conversation, however, still plays the most important role, because it enables you to make basic arrangements or clarify complex relationships quickly without roundabout communication or waiting for important answers.