Cooper Tire Aims to Settle China JV Mess
After delays in financial reporting and a derailed merger, the tire manufacturer hopes to put a partnership's troubles in the company's rearview mirror.
China Will Always Be a Struggle
Robin Li, CEO of China's largest search engine, says foreign firms will always find China a tough market to crack.
Companies (Almost) Without Borders
The need to stay ahead or on pace with the competition is driving most companies to go global. But the journey can be bumpy, say CFOs.
Long Distance Calling
For small and midsize businesses, expanding overseas can lead into unfamiliar — and sometimes unfriendly — terrain.
Out of Africa, Opportunity
Chinese and Indian companies are rapidly expanding their footprints on the continent. But for U.S. firms, the opportunity is tempered by uncertainty.
Will “Chinese HR” Hamper U.S. Companies?
As China grows prominent on the world stage, the management style and human-resources practices that are commonly found there could seep into the West.
China Agrees to “Observational Visits” by PCAOB
An agreement between U.S. and Chinese regulators to observe audits of U.S. companies in China is a far cry from full access. But it’s a start in the battle for more transparency.
Business Is Sweet
Godiva Chocolatier is enjoying double-digit growth, thanks in part to innovative chocolates and expansion in Asia, says CFO Dave Marberger.
Less Offshoring Won’t Mean More Onshoring
Companies are running out of jobs that can be moved abroad.
Less Offshoring Won’t Mean More Onshoring, Experts Say
Although companies may soon run short of jobs to send abroad, that doesn’t mean they will hire more at home, a research group predicts.