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Our Blog: Free Hints and Tips to help your business connect with Germany.

We like to share our knowledge and experience with you. From information on how to select the right German Trade Fair for your business, to tips on German business strategy, we like writing about it. We will also keep you updated with the latest export news that could affect your business.

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A local perspective - seeing Morecambe anew

September 2017

Vivien Hacker, Eureko's MD, reflects on Morecambe’s past, present and future...

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Build your business in Germany with a .de website

August 2017

How to make sure your business can be found online by potential customers in Germany...

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Berlin's European destiny

August 2017

Taking the long view: a recent visit to Berlin by Eureko’s International Business Director, Tony Waine, raises memories of a previous visit in 1963 - and thoughts on implications for the future.

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Choosing your export destination: the German market – big and on your doorstep...

July 2017

Useful questions to ask before ploughing resources into any potential export destination - and some advantages of focusing instead on our largest near neighbour, Germany.

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A local perspective - where business meets community

May 2017

Vivien Hacker, Eureko's MD, reflects on how businesses and communities are linked...

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Finding your trade fair route into the huge German environmental market

May 2017

German businesses are actively seeking to buy technology, services, approaches and ideas that can improve energy efficiency, effectiveness and profitability - and reduce waste. The right trade fair can provide a key way in.

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Germany means business on the environment

May 2017

Germany is taking action on the environment now. It has set big emission reduction targets for different sectors. These will have significant implications for UK exporters...

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Case Study: Hands-On Help with Exporting Checkpoint® to Germany

March 2017

Eureko Associates has been working with Checkpoint® since late 2005. Our aim has been to market and sell the innovative Checkpoint® range of safety critical products to the massive German commercial vehicle market. Over the past decade Eureko has successfully established and grown the Checkpoint® presence in the German market. How did we do it?

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Why Germany is still the land of opportunity - for doing business...

February 2017

Germany's size, strength, stability, location and approach to business make it extremely appealing as an export market...

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Profiting from international trade fairs

January 2017

Trade fairs are a good starting point for any business looking to export their goods - whether for checking out the market before committing time and money - or for exhibiting products. Here is my overview...

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Upcoming German trade fairs

January 2017

Trade shows are a must if you’re thinking of growing your business by exporting. German trade fairs are amongst the biggest and best in Europe.

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Ringing the bells for local pride

January 2017

Taking a fresh look ahead to the new year.

Some interesting words from other countries - and an idea that we can make our own...

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Our Europe

May 2016

In the run up to Britain's EU referendum, Eureko's International Trade Director Tony Waine tells his personal story about how he got to know the kindness of his fellow Europeans.

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A decade of Anglo-German Collaboration

April 2016

Eureko is celebrating 10 years of helping CheckPoint Safety to export! From representing CheckPoint at international trade fairs, to winning million-pound deals with German companies, Eureko has helped CheckPoint take the German market by storm!

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Learning a foreign language opens up the world

February 2016

What do the locals of Lancaster think of learning languages? In this Chamber Chat article, we get the opinions of some linguists from the local area to give their view of the benefits of learning a foreign language.

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Case Study: website translations

January 2016

Want to know how Eureko can help your business export? Eureko provides specialist services to suit each client's needs - one such service is website translations. Take a read of how Eureko helped a German company in the automotive industry to internationalise its website.

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What a difference a word makes

January 2016

Translation is more than mere technicalities - the translator has a moral and cultural responsibility as well. Nowhere can this be more true than with the translation of Mein Kampf. The book will be available for the first time in Germany since World War II. Here Tony writes his thoughts on the topic.

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Eureko gets region's businesses into Berlin

November 2015

Eureko recently featured in this great In The Bay article explaining exactly what we do in a simple way. Check it out.

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"But everyone speaks English!"

September 2015

As Brits we often assume that everyone abroad can speak English but how true is this assumption really? Alex investigates...

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On the German Business Pitch

June 2015

In Germany, business strategy and football strategy are one and the same. For the UK company wanting to export to Europe’s biggest market, there is much to learn from Germany’s football success.

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How to keep your business healthy

June 2015

Small and medium-sized businesses in the UK have finally recovered from the recession but economists warn that the economy is still fragile. So how can you help to ensure your business stays healthy in the long-term?

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Why your business needs translating

April 2015

If your company wants to grow its business through exports, the chances are you will need to hire the services of a translator. But what do translators actually do? And why should you invest in a translator rather than simply use free online tools? Eureko has the answers.

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Let's take our skills to a world market

March 2015

It's not easy to make that big leap into a rather unknown and unfamiliar world beyond our shores, and to turn a successful domestic product into an even more successful and profitable export product. However, it’s certainly worth a go. And you don’t have to do it on your own.

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Helping great British ideas get into German, Swiss and Austrian markets

January 2015

At Eureko, we help our clients to access export opportunities. This can take a variety of forms depending on how our clients can most benefit from our services. Here is a case study of one such company which is benefitting from our knowledge of the German-speaking markets.

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Exporting British ideas the German way

November 2014

From beer to Christmas markets, German exports are everywhere. Eureko looks into why the Germans have notched up one commercial success after another and how UK SMEs can export British ideas the German way.

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3 Steps to Exhibiting Successfully at a German Trade Fair

November 2014

If you run a successful business in the UK and are thinking of expanding into Europe’s biggest market, then trade shows are a must. Here are our three steps to success at a German trade fair.

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German ambassador turns business guru

November 2014

This week Vivien featured in the Lancaster Guardian as part of the Chamber Chat article series. As a member of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Vivien is a key player in growing the Chamber's International Trade services.

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Celebrating Eleven Years of Eureko

October 2014

Eureko is, in essence, a bridge connecting Britain to the vast German market. Whatever sector your business is in - whether you provide a service, a product, or both - Eureko is here to give hands-on help.

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