Research Summary on International Business Expansion Across the American-Canadian Border

Nine weeks, five interviews, 100 articles, and countless Dunkin Donuts iced-coffees later, I have finally finished my longer-than-expected research paper.  As discussed in my previous blog posts, the objective of my research was to illuminate the obstacles firms face when they attempt to expand across the Canada-U.S. border.  To achieve this research objective, I investigated […]

Update 3: Weeks 6&7

During weeks 6 and 7 I finished up my final research, conducted my last two interviews, and began working on my final paper. Thanks again to my well-connected Aunt I was able to phone interview the former CEO of General Mills Canada, Christi Strauss.  Ms. Strauss was extremely knowledgeable on the differences in conducting business […]

Update 2: Research weeks 3-5

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During week three, I continued my research on international business in the beautiful, cosmopolitan city of Toronto. In Toronto, I met with my Aunt Lisa who worked at Tim Hortons during their expansion into American markets.  Lisa also worked at General Mills, an American firm present and successful in both Canada and the U.S.  Through […]