Case Study: Why thinking locally is the key to success globally

What does it take to scale your business globally? We sat down with international experts (and Comtec client), Merkle, to find out. In this interview Mylène Curie, Senior Lead of International Excellence, shares her insight into localising global digital marketing and how to measure success.

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International public holidays your company should know about

Get your calendars at the ready. If you’re part of an international organisation or working with colleagues, clients or suppliers around the globe, these public holidays are worth taking note of.

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We wish you a Merry Christmas in 10 different languages!

Here’s how to say Merry Christmas in the top 10 languages for businesses this year! If you want to personalise your communications wishing your contacts a Merry Christmas, here’s how to do it.

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Christmas around the world with our linguists

Christmas looks different around the world. We asked our linguists to share what Christmas traditions look like in their home country. From Christmas day Karp to luxury hotel stays and porridge eating gnomes, it really is the most wonderful time of the year.

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Case Study: How the in-country review process works for translations

What is the market review process, how does it work and how do you do it? Rather than us telling you, we spoke to our client Ben Bonner at McCann Central to hear his experience and top tips.

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Christmas traditions around the world

24 Global Christmas Traditions

From St. Nicolas to Bodhi Day, we’re sharing the world’s festive celebrations from across cultures and languages. If you’re preparing internal comms for international teams or sharing multicultural marketing this festive season, this might provide some food for thought.

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Language differences between German and Swiss German

The difference between German and Swiss German is huge. In fact, a lot of Germans have difficulty understanding it. Finding a translator with local knowledge is therefore critical. Swiss German is really a collection of German dialects used by around 4.5 million people in Switzerland, as well as in some alpine communities in Italy.

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4 ways to create engaging and relevant multilingual regional internal comms

Localising your internal comms is about much more than accurate translation – it’s about balancing global messaging with local nuances. Find out how here.

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European French vs Canadian French: what’s the difference?

Want to know the difference between European French and Canadian French? You’re in the right place. This isn’t just a case of poutine vs crêpes, Canadian French exhibits many differences from Continental or Metropolitan French, especially in less formal and spoken language.

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